1. Boston Celtics Bench: Is It Too Thin?

    I have not written on this site in about two weeks…A lot has happened since then, so I figured it would be best to sum it up in the return of my stream of consciousness… ...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 463 reads 13 comments

  2. The Attic Fan's Oscar Preview

    You may be wondering: Why, Brendan, are you doing an Oscar Preview? You have admitted that you have only seen six movies in the past year...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 76 reads 0 comments

  3. Defending Blake Griffin's Slam Dunk Crown

    Really, America? Have we become so spoiled that we do not believe that a human being jumping over a car is the coolest freaking thing of all time? We’ve become that cynical, that jaded...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 987 reads 4 comments

  4. Scenes From a Cold, Dark Super Bowl Loss

    10:15 PM EST, February 8th—I am currently sitting outside. It’s 15 degrees in the middle of winter. Nothing is on me except for jeans, a Troy Polamalu jersey and a Steelers sweatshirt underneath it...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 297 reads 9 comments

  5. The Green Bay Packers Ruined My Super Bowl

    10:15 PM EST, February 8th- I am currently sitting outside. It’s fifteen degrees in the middle of winter. Nothing is on me except for jeans, a Troy Polamalu jersey, and a Steelers sweatshirt underneath it...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 400 reads 2 comments

  6. Super Bowl XLV Preview Part One: Why I Love Ben Roethlisberger

    To say I have been blessed as a Steelers fans is really an understatement. I have been to three Super Bowls in five years. I have won (hopefully) all of them. The Steelers did lose a Super Bowl 15 years ago, but I was only two...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 396 reads 0 comments

  7. Links From Around the Sporting World 1/29/11

    Hey everyone. I noticed throughout my illustrious sports writing career that there are many topics I want to dive into. Unfortunately, I might not have the time or willpower to go in-depth on certain topics...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 19 reads 0 comments

  8. Super Bowl 2011: Week-in-Advance Chat

    Whaddup Steeler Nation. It's me, Brendan O'Hare (critically-acclaimed author of brilliant posts like Where's the Hate Between the Steelers and Jets? )...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 126 reads 0 comments

  9. Where Is The Hate Between The Jets and Steelers For Sunday?

    There is something missing about the upcoming Jets versus Steelers AFC Championship game. Oh, I know: the animosity, or perhaps the hate? These two teams were born to hate each ...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 741 reads 18 comments

  10. Why the Steelers vs. Ravens Game Has Turned Me into an Emotional Wreck

    Yeah, Uh-Huh, You know what it is, Black and yellow, black and yellow, black and yellow, black and yellow. Pure adrenaline is letting me write this column right now...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 445 reads 8 comments

  11. The Steelers/Ravens Conundrum & NFL Divisional Playoff Picks

    Steelers. Ravens. AFC Divisional Playoffs. Why did this have to happen? If you are a die-hard Steeler or Raven fan, this is not the matchup you wanted. Personally, I would rather have the Steelers play the Patriots in this round...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 609 reads 15 comments

  12. Reviewing My NFL Preview Picks Part II: The NFC

    On Monday, I wrote a column reviewing my NFL Preview Picks for the AFC. Naturally, I had to follow this up with a review of the NFC. If you thought that I was bad with the AFC, you should see the disaster that was the NFC...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 134 reads 0 comments

  13. The 2010 NFL Season in Review Part I: The AFC

    I really thought I had something going with my NFL picks in my The Attic Fan’s Colossal NFL Preview columns. I was right in a few aspects (see: Kansas City Chiefs), but horribly wrong in most (see: Miami Dolphins)...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 158 reads 0 comments

  14. The Attic Fan: 2010 Year-End Chat

    Due to the fact that I have no new columns lined up until 2011, I thought this would hold my fan(s) over until then. Also, I have been sick the past few days and this is pretty much all I can do...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 16 reads 0 comments

  15. The Attic Fan Goes To The Movies: The Fighter

    After walking out of my local theater at close to midnight, I was surprised I was still up. That is how I knew that The Fighter was a good movie...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 1,613 reads 2 comments

  16. Want To Be in The Attic Fan's Mailbag? Here Is What You Have To Do:

    If you want to ask myself a question, send an email to theatticfan@gmail.com . I'll answer any question about anything MLB, NBA, NFL, pop culture or really anything you want to ask/comment on...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 26 reads 0 comments

  17. Cliff Lee and Why the Yankees Offseason Has Been a Disaster

    So wait. What just happened? In the span of two weeks, the New York Yankees, my Yankees, the team that can buy any player it wants, just saw two All-Stars go to their biggest rival...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 25 reads 12 comments

  18. Brian Wilson, Shaq Make The Attic Fan's 10 Most Fascinating People Of 2010 List

    After seeing Barbara Walters' atrocious excuse for a fascinating people list, I decided to make one of my own. One that didn't include the cast of Jersey Shore, Kate Middleton, Sandra Bullock, Sarah Palin, Justin Bieber or LeBron James...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 267 reads 0 comments

  19. NFL Week 13 Picks

    I thought I would delight my fan(s), by putting out my NFL picks in column format, instead of the informal, impersonal Twitter way I had been previously using. I am putting the winning team in caps...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 118 reads 0 comments

  20. The 10 Levels Of Being a Professional Athlete

    I just finished reading a Sports Illustrated today from a few months ago, the College Football Preview issue. I was doing this to see if their predictions were holding up. Anyways, I got through the issue and made it to No...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 4,929 reads 3 comments

  21. Watching an NFL Game with the Family Never Goes Well

    Watching sports with a crowd can be tough. They can be loud, obnoxious, drunk, belligerent, mentally unstable, schizophrenic and combustible...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 50 reads 1 comments

  22. LeBron James' Return: 6 Questions About Tonight's Possible Riot

    I'm not sure it is a good thing that I feel 45 percent sure that there will be a full-scale riot in Cleveland tonight. Other than for games that are played in Detroit or Philadelphia, the Riot-o-Meter is usually never that high...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about over 3 years ago 39 reads 0 comments

  23. The 27 Lamest Sports Injuries of All Time

    What is wrong with baseball players? In making the list of the 27 lamest sports injuries of all time, baseball players make up 18 of the 27 players. The stuff that takes these players out of the games is absolutely ridiculous...

    Brendan O'Hare Written by Brendan O'Hare about almost 4 years ago 998 reads 2 comments