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

On Van Persie’s First Goal Against Spain, and the Other Five Goals

by Caleb Washburn That’s the kind of goal I remember dreaming I would score as a kid: a run right through the middle of the defense, a perfectly placed crossing … Continue reading

June 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Nervous Start in São Paolo: Brazil v. Croatia in the World Cup Opener

by Christopher Beard The lead-up to events like this can give you chills, whether you want it to happen or not. I’m not a Brazilian fan, and like most Americans, … Continue reading

June 13, 2014 · Leave a comment


Version 1.0 out of 1.0 Eric Morris Unlike the rest of you, I’ve been studying the draft since October—selfishly, of course (I’m a Browns fan). So while the rest of … Continue reading

May 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Go Green, Go Rose

By Abigail Cloud The year was 1988.  I was 9. Yes, it’s the last time the Michigan State Spartans were in and won the Rose Bowl.  I don’t remember the … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Best Player of 2013: Messi or Ronaldo?

By Amanda Deo It really doesn’t matter which club you support, what country you reside in, or who your favourite player is because the 2013 Ballon D’or debate is the … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Respecting the Rivalry: The Iron Bowl

By Brit Blalock When you grow up in Alabama, the phrase “Iron Bowl” simultaneously strikes fear in your heart and stirs up the butterflies in your stomach. Over the years, … Continue reading

November 27, 2013 · 1 Comment