Poets on Sports

Kentucky Derby 2015: Who To Pick if You Don’t Know Jack Shit About Horses

by Karissa Morton   You guys, it’s Derby Day! My favorite two minutes of the year are rapidly approaching, so let’s jump right in! Every year, I have a sentimental … Continue reading

May 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Have We Learned Anything?

by Justin Carter Remember when Ray Rice knocked his fiancee out in an elevator? Roger Goodell suspended him for a few games, but then OMG THERE WAS A VIDEO & … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Changing the Game: Lynch, PAT, & What We Learned During the 2014 NFL Season

ICYMI, Marshawn Lynch is your new BFF–or your new guy to hate in football if you’re a hater of all things great. At his Media Day Press Conference, he answered every question with “I’m Just Here So I Won’t Get Fined”…

January 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

The First Assist Towards A Brighter Future (Or Some Other Obscure, Political Campaign Sounding Headline)

By Patrick Trotti Rajon Rondo’s days of playing for the Boston Celtics are numbered. As a diehard Celtics fan I knew this day would come but I hoped it would … Continue reading

December 18, 2014 · Leave a comment


‘I got some friends together to talk about this NBA season. Here are some selections from our talk. We’ll keep doing this until we’re tired of each other.   October … Continue reading

November 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fantasy Football Week Whatever: Random Rules

by Neal Kitterlin “In 1984, I was hospitalized for approaching perfection. Slowly screwing my way across Europe, they had to make a correction.” – The Silver Jews, Random Rules The … Continue reading

October 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

After Four Weeks, What Do We Know About The NFL?

by Justin Carter First things first– this is not a post about the domestic violence crisis in the NFL. I’m working on a longer essay right now about that & … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

Fantasy Football Week 2: The Watchmakers

One of the biggest mistakes new fantasy football participants make is the assumption that fantasy is a static enterprise. These owners subscribe to the watchmaker theory; they do not believe … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fantasy Football Week 1: Reality Football

When is it you admit you have a problem? When you can identify not only the starting running backs of each NFL team but also the back-ups? When you can … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · 1 Comment


by Justin Carter Peyton Manning is the best QB in the league, right? YAWN. YAWN WORLD. Kirk Cousins is the best backup? Or maybe Michael Vick is? We know it … Continue reading

August 23, 2014 · Leave a comment