Apr 02

WTF… April 2, 2014

1) On Thursday (3/27) I spied a piece in the NYDN that said Self magazine editor-in-chief Lucy Danziger apologized after a recent issue of the mag mocked Monika Allen, a brain cancer survivor.  Danziger told news sources that she was “… personally mortified (and she) had no idea that Monika had been through cancer. It …

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Apr 01

The Oakland Raiders sign another former 49er, add Carlos Rogers

General manager Reggie McKenzie continued the Oakland Raiders offseason makeover when he signed cornerback Carlos Rogers to a one year contract on Monday. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed. Rogers, who will be 33 when next season starts, is the second former San Francisco 49er the team has signed since free agency started …

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Apr 01

How I met your Mother: Finale

After 9 long years, over 200 episodes, and a whole lot of tangents and laughs, the famed How I Met Your Mother is over. What were our thoughts? 4 writers hit the room to discuss. David Snipes: Its over. I feel cheated.   EJ: I, like you, feel cheated. I expected more. I definitely expected more …

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Apr 01

NBA Roundtable: 4/1 Edition

Welcome to the NBA Roundtable. This week we have EJ, Bill and David go through our Rookie of the Year teams, dumping Conferences, LeBron vs the Cap, and just how do we make the Center important again? 1. Who is your All-Rookie team? EJ: At point guard I got Michael Carter-Williams. MCW might be on a terrible …

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Apr 01

Game of Thrones: House Baratheon

House Baratheon Shireen Baratheon Daugher of Stannis and Selyse. She was hit with a sickness called greyscale, but instead of it killing her it just left her with some scales on her face. She teaches Davos how to read. David: I feel her and Arya could have been besties, but now? She’s got a good …

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Mar 31

Game of Thrones: House Targaryen

House Targaryen This house is coming from WAY out there, with the sole surviving heir to the former rulers of the 7 Kingdoms. The Princess started off as a meek wallflower, a tool to be used by her brother, until he ticked off the wrong guy- who he traded his sister too. As she has …

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Mar 31

Musings From the Bench

Do you know the Muffin….Woman?   Every day hubby goes to the corner store for the local paper, a pack of generic cigarettes and gets me a muffin — a Rachel’s Gourmet Raisin Bran Muffin, it seems to be the only thing that helps keep me regular — if you know what I mean. But …

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Mar 30

Game of Thrones: The Preview

OK, So before our story begins, the 7 Kingdoms that make up Westeros, were guiding by a King that that was put on there by his power as a Dragon Rider. Generations later, the King is overthrown by King Robert, who is more worried about his hunting than his queen, who is the daughter of …

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Mar 30

Chris Johnson’s next stop

The Tennessee Titans are expected to release Chris Johnson this week. So, where will he end up? That’s my specialty. I did pick Vick correctly. 1-New York Jets. The Jets are looking for playmakers (they already added wide receiver Eric Decker and quarterback Michael Vick) to improve a stagnant offense and CJ can definitely make …

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Mar 30

UConn goes dancing.. it’s about basketball… honest!

Okay, A quick hitter from the WTF guy… And I beg ya’ll be patient… this is really about college basketball… You may have noticed… or not… that lately the WTF columns have been bereft of any sports related stuff. That’s by design. It’s not that I haven’t seen any sports stuff that gives me pause …

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Mar 29

My 2 Cents

In the wake of the Biogenesis scandal and ARod’s 162 game suspension, the players had demanded harsher penalties and the got it. Some of the penalties include 1st offense is 80 game suspension, 2nd is 162 games and 3rd is Lifetime ban. It will also include no play-offs for any suspended player. Also the number …

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Mar 28

2013 Draft Grades: Dallas Cowboys

  Recently I went through the First Round of the 2013 Draft, and looked how I saw the players doing in their rookie year. I did a pretty good job I thought. I also took a deeper look at some drafts as a whole. I’m going to kick this off with the Dallas Cowboys and …

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