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Archive: September, 2013

Jaguars give out free beer as latest gimmick

Monday, September 30, 2013, 7:35 PM
The Jacksonville Jaguars will officially do anything to get fans into the stadium to avoid being subjected to the NFL’s local broadcast blackout rules. But how do they plan on selling out? By selling out, of course. Earlier this season, the Jags wrestled with the idea of broadcasting NFL Redzone... Read more

Eagles had curious, ineffective strategy for Peyton Manning

Monday, September 30, 2013, 3:18 PM
Peyton Manning has made himself known as an advocate for trucks, sports drinks, pizza, phones, whatever. You could spend an entire injury timeout with Peyton Manning, and he doesn't even have to be playing in the game. Manning has also made himself known as the guy whose thrown 16 touchdowns and zero... Read more

This day in Phillies history, team was still playing

Monday, September 30, 2013, 1:49 PM
Six years ago, the end was so far away. On September 30, 2007, one of the most tightly-packed Citizens Bank Park's in history sweated it out as Jamie Moyer took on the Werthless Nationals and Tom Glavine started for the Mets against the Florida Marlins. With nine innings to make things right, Glavine... Read more

Broncos to beat Jaguars by record numbers

Monday, September 30, 2013, 1:42 PM
Put the Broncos on cruise control and they'll still drop 44.8 points on the board, which is more than the Jaguars have scored in four weeks of NFL football. As cruel, cruel fate would have it, it's the monstrous 4-0 Broncos taking on the puny 0-4 Jags in week five, putting the disparity between the... Read more

Petition surfaces to strip NFL of 'nonprofit' status

Monday, September 30, 2013, 1:26 PM
There $9 billion annually pouring into the NFL, which makes it a little weird that it is still referred to as a 'nonprofit.' Both Major League Baseball and the NBA have given up on falling into the same category, but the NFL keeps plugging along, slowly arranging all the pieces so that the influece... Read more

Twins writer calls Joe Mauer a 'sissy' for not playing with concussion

Monday, September 30, 2013, 1:05 PM
With the kind of sentiment that has disappeared thanks to the advent of things like x-rays and vision tests, a Twins writer/radio personality took to Twitter to announce what exactly he thought of All-Star Twins catcher Joe Mauer not playing out the season with concussion symptoms. Mauer is poster... Read more

Guide to the MLB playoff for the playoffs game

Monday, September 30, 2013, 12:45 PM
Bud Selig's weird post season monster has finished mating and birthed out one of the many potential mutant situations that result from a second wild card. Now, prior to the one-game Wild Card playoff vs. the Indians to make the NLDS, the Rays and Rangers will play a one-game non-Wild Card, non-playoff... Read more

Chip Kelly 'Breaking Bad' cartoon caption contest

Monday, September 30, 2013, 12:28 PM
It's time once again for you to write the caption to my latest sports cartoon, which features the first meeting between Chip Kelly and "Breaking Bad' anti-hero Walter White. So submit your best ideas in the comments below, and "like" the captions you think should win. I'll pick the best and announce... Read more

Video: John Daly tees off on a guy's mouth

Monday, September 30, 2013, 11:53 AM
"I mean, as long as we don't imagine anything going wrong, then nothing will, right? Whatever, this is gonna blow up my Instagram." Read more

Tailgaters: Sign of things to come

Monday, September 30, 2013, 11:03 AM
This is an exaggeration, of course. These signs won't be out until after next week's loss to the Giants. Read more
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