Poets on Sports

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

Kacy Catanzaro :: American Ninja Awesome

What’s so great about this, in short, is that she completed the course in a flawless way because she is who she is. What’s newsworthy about it is, yes, she’s an unlikely candidate due to both her body weight/height… and her gender. People often don’t expect the same amount of physical ability from women like they do from men, so when someone, when a woman, can make a course like this look as easy as Catanzaro makes it, we talk about it. And we should.

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Draft Dodging: and family feuds

I have never been to “into” the NFL draft. This year, for some reason, I decided I cared. I listened to some sports radio, did some internet homework, looked into … Continue reading

May 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

3 Tiers of Philadelphia Eagles Fandom

PROLOGUE: On 94.1FM WIP in Philadelphia during an afternoon ride home a couple of weeks ago, Harold Carmichael called in to comment on the three tiers of Eagles fandom. This … Continue reading

December 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

#SnowBowl 2014 :: Eagles Erase Detroit

Yesterday, via my ESPN Sports Center app, I rooted for #DaBears over Dallas. There were reality TV singing shows on I needed to watch– plus, I don’t have cable. I … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nick Weasley

by Kimberly Southwick Nick Foles reminds me of Ron Weasley. I know maybe he looks more like Napoleon Dynamite, but whenever I see him, I automatically think: omg he’s a … Continue reading

November 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Against the Spread :: Week 9 Picks

by Kimberly Southwick Would I be better at picking against the spread if I played Fantasy Football? Yes. I would probably be better, but I also would have no time … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Against the Spread :: Week 8 Picks

By: Kimberly Southwick I know, I know, I skipped two weeks. This was because I sent my picks in kinda last minute. Well, and also because I wrote a piece … Continue reading

October 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

#FOMOF, Gender Biases, and Football Fandom

By: Kimberly Southwick A peer of mine once told me that any girl who likes football obviously “has Daddy issues.” A comment like that sticks with you. And hurts. My … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · 4 Comments

Book Review :: Tom McAllister’s BURY ME IN MY JERSEY (Villard Books, 2010)

By: Kimberly Southwick REVIEW: I purchased a copy of Tom McAllister’s memoir Bury Me in My Jersey at AWP in Boston earlier this year*, but only I read it recently, … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · 1 Comment