Fouling Out in the NBA

By Blaidd Drwg

The Lakers managed to invoke a little known NBA rule last week in their game with the Cavs. They came into the game with only 8 players dressed. Two of them got injured and one fouled out, leaving them with just 5 players for the 4th quarter. With 3:32 left, that is […]

Sports Teams and Bookmaking

By Blaidd Drwg

I think this is the bookie that got Pete Rose in trouble. From Pearls Before Swine on 5/28.

 

 

 

Just a note – this is actually in the middle of an ongoing series. In case you haven’t figured it out. The baby is the bookie.

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The Best Way to Guard Lebron?

By Blaidd Drwg

When I played pickup basketball when I was younger, we used to say “no autopsy, no foul.”

I am pretty sure this would qualify as a foul. From Pearls Before Swine on 3/24.

 

 

 

 

 

 

On a side note, I love Snuffles (the cat) wearing shorts.

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Bracket Busters and History

By Blaidd Drwg

Is your bracket busted yet? It feels like there are a ton of upsets this year, but if you actually look at the numbers, percentage wise, it isn’t that many. If you don’t count the 8-9 games, which are two supposedly evenly matched teams (even though the 9 seed has historically won […]

Politicians and Sports

By Blaidd Drwg

Boston mayor, Tom Menino has been in office since I was in college (let’s just say that it was in the early years starting with 199), and he is a lifelong Boston resident, so he has at least a passing familiarity with the Boston sports scene. Mayor Mumbles as he is not […]