Category Archive: Forum

Aug 27

Jeff Pearlman: We are the bad guys

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That’s me. With a Rainbow Records T-shirt and a bowl of Cheerios. I’m a bad guy. Wait. Maybe I’m not a bad guy today. I have a wife, two kids, a cool job, a beautiful life. But what if something sets me off? My neighbor kills my dog. A teacher makes my son feel like …

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May 18

TROY: Detractors of Frankie Edgar, Why?

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Some dumbfuck from Bloody Elbow*dubbed Frankie Edgar a “point fighter extraordinaire”. Everybody has a right to an opinion, but some of that site’s writers must be terribly bored. On Saturday morning (here in the states), over in the Philippines, Edgar defeated Urijah Faber by unanimous decision, and it’s pretty damn clear he’ll take the winner …

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Apr 13

TROY: The Shills of the Garbage Supplement Company That is MusclePharm

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It’s unbelievably how far supplement companies (companies in general, but I’m going to bag on supplement companies in this post) go to avoid having any negative reviews toward their products. The supplement business in fitness is huge. I’m not going to crunch numbers, but the amount of money poured into things like vitamins, minerals, herbs, protein …

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Feb 22

Homeland Security chief: Be ‘vigilant’ at malls

The secretary of Homeland Security on Sunday warned shoppers at Minnesota’s iconic Mall of America and similar venues to be vigilant in the wake of new terrorist threats. “I’m not telling people to not go to the mall,” Secretary Jeh Johnson said on NBC’s Meet The Press. “I think that there needs to be an …

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Nov 25

Jeff Pearlman: On Ferguson

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Just heard about the lack of an indictment in the Ferguson case. I’m sad, but also fearful. A few quick thoughts: A. I’d like to officially extend an invitation for a California vacation for those Ferguson residents who need to get away. We have a barbecue, a driveway basketball hoop and a spare bed. I …

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Jul 03

10 4th of July Questions

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1. Are you going to see fireworks anywhere? 2. Hot dogs or hamburgers? 3. Potato salad or macaroni salad? 4. Any historical landmarks you’d like to visit? 5. Are you going to watch any of the MLB all star game? 6. If you had a chance to talk to one signer of the Declaration of …

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Jun 15

SJ Member Spotlight — Bobby Nacho

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How long have you been a Browns fan? I was born into this word, to a father who loved his Browns. I didn’t stand a chance. 11 of 12 children and the 5th of 6 boys, it was a way of life. Browns and Indians. I’m more of a baseball nut, and a football fan. …

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Jun 11

SportsJabber 2014 FIFA World Cup Pick ‘Em

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We’re running it through Yahoo.com. Sign up is pretty quick and simple. Group name: SportsJabberWorldCup Password: gousa SportsJabber WorldCup Pick ‘Em

May 10

Jeff Pearlman: Do What Makes You Happy (and ignore anyone who says otherwise)

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The above photograph appears in my 1990 high school yearbook. It’s an image of one of my teachers, a nice man named Bob Chiaro, who used to talk baseball with me before the bell rang. Mr. Chiaro was a cool guy, and I’m sure at the time I told him of my dreams of one …

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May 07

10 Random Hump Day Questions

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1. Have you ever bitten your fingernails? 2. What is your favorite store? 3. Do you sleep with your closet doors open or closed? 4. What is your usual bedtime? 5. Stretch your left arm out as far as you can, What can you touch? 6. Do you know all the words to the National …

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