1. Tressel Teaches New Course: Sandbagging 101

    Bobbing and weaving as if he thought he was the Ohio State Buckeyes' starting running back, head coach Jim Tressel is showing his appreciation of the fine art of sandbagging...

    J.C. Ayvazi Written by J.C. Ayvazi about 6 years ago 2,011 reads 30 comments

  2. USC Football Gameday Check List

    This list is based upon my time-tested method of maximizing the fan experience of attending football games at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, dating back to when John McKay roamed the sidelines...

    J.C. Ayvazi Written by J.C. Ayvazi about 6 years ago 2,705 reads 28 comments

  3. Oakland Raiders Are Pickin' Through the Rubble After Opening Night

    Comments and questions after the Raiders fall flat on their face opening night: Is this some sort of Groundhog Day remake, with Art Shell back coaching the team? Inept offense, horrible tackling, ...

    J.C. Ayvazi Written by J.C. Ayvazi about 6 years ago 998 reads 29 comments

  4. Open Mic: Top 10 Best Yankee Stadium Moments From A Dodger Fan's POV

    Disclaimer: This list is written by a Dodger fan based in Los Angeles who will never set foot in the original Yankee Stadium, but recognizes the historical value of this venue, akin to another ...

    J.C. Ayvazi Written by J.C. Ayvazi about 6 years ago 1,582 reads 15 comments

  5. Open Mic: Jake Locker, Refs, and ESPN Announcers: Oh My!

    ESPN and their ever-expanding arrogance have taken another swipe at the administration of sport. Why should we be surprised? The latest crime against humanity, according to our Bristol overseers, ...

    J.C. Ayvazi Written by J.C. Ayvazi about 6 years ago 747 reads 16 comments

  6. Is Ashley Lelie the New James Jett?

    Perceiving a weakness at the WR position, the Oakland Raiders have retrieved former Bronco and 49er Ashley Lelie from the waiver wire, where he was on his way to oblivion. The reasoning for this is murky at best...

    J.C. Ayvazi Written by J.C. Ayvazi about 6 years ago 337 reads 12 comments

  7. Understanding Why Georgia and Ohio State Were Jumped by USC

    After one week, the AP writers and the coaches participating in the USA Today poll have elected to "take a Mulligan" and reset the top of their rankings...

    J.C. Ayvazi Written by J.C. Ayvazi about 6 years ago 1,093 reads 35 comments

  8. Dodger Bullpen Disproves Bill James

    Bill James, author of numerous books and historical abstracts on baseball, must really hate the guts of Jonathan Broxton, Hong-Chih Kuo, and Takashi Saito. They have conspired to prove the lie in his theories of using ace closers to finish off ballgames..

    J.C. Ayvazi Written by J.C. Ayvazi about 6 years ago 221 reads 2 comments

  9. Merriman: Lights Out and Nobody's Home

    Congratulations, the Shawne Merriman Mystery Tour has ended right back where he started from. Please don't let Al Gore find out how much fossil fuel was spent as he visited 4 doctors in a trip around the United States apparently for no good reason...

    J.C. Ayvazi Written by J.C. Ayvazi about 6 years ago 152 reads 2 comments

  10. Crazy Uncle Bud strikes again with Instant Replay

    Look out kiddies; he's at it again. The man who brought us tied All Star Games and cancelled World Series; Crazy Uncle Bud now midwifes—in his usual stone handed way—instant replay to Major League Baseball...

    J.C. Ayvazi Written by J.C. Ayvazi about 6 years ago 338 reads 1 comments

  11. NFL Replay's Rotting Foundation In Need Of Repair

    The NFL instant replay system is flawed. That statement should come as no surprise to you. People have been squawking over what, when, how, and why the referees review plays for a while now...

    J.C. Ayvazi Written by J.C. Ayvazi about 6 years ago 201 reads 0 comments

  12. Open Mic: Sanctified Stars or Scum-Sucking Sidewinders?

    Will the Olympics ever be totally clean and above board? Not a chance. Human nature prevents that from happening as there will always be some who think they have a foolproof way of getting around the rules...

    J.C. Ayvazi Written by J.C. Ayvazi about 6 years ago 180 reads 2 comments

  13. Greg Maddux To LA for rest Of '08, then in '09...

    Congratulations to the Dodgers—they picked up a lock for the Hall of Fame in exchange for some shiny rocks. He’ll pitch every fifth day, going about six innings then turning the game over to the bullpen...

    J.C. Ayvazi Written by J.C. Ayvazi about 6 years ago 423 reads 8 comments