Poets on Sports

Lots of Stuff Happened in 1988

by Karissa Morton Today is my birthday.  In honor, here is a 2Chainz video: But really, in honor of my somehow surviving a quarter of a century (ew), I got … Continue reading

November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

My First Fantasy, Weeks 6-9: The Reign of Team Aaron Purrrrrnandez

by Karissa Morton Guys, I’m so behind.  I’ve become so preoccupied with planning my fantasy basketball draft that I’ve neglected y’all.  (On that note, who wants to tell me if … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · 2 Comments

Richie Incognito: NFL Jackass of the Year

by Karissa Morton Here’s a recap of the disaster of a situation that’s currently taking place in Miami: Jonathan Martin–an offensive lineman in his second year in the NFL–suddenly quit … Continue reading

November 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

Michael Carter-Williams: An Exercise in Cautious Optimism

by Karissa Morton   I’m a longtime Syracuse fan. Don’t ask me how or why this happened because I’m not really sure.  NCAA-wise, I have a lot of teams I … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

NBA 2013 Rookie Preview (& My Official ROTY Pick!)

by Karissa Morton   Rookies to Watch (By Draft Order)   1.  Anthony Bennett (Cleveland Cavaliers / UNLV) The Cavs are in an interesting position inasmuch as they are patiently … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

My First Fantasy: Weeks 4 & 5 — I Can Haz Quarterbacks?

by Karissa Morton It’s been an up & down two weeks, y’all.  Week 4:  I lost 114-98.  Week 5:  I won 90-80.  This week, I’m projected to lose 124-114.  (I’m … Continue reading

October 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

Women & Poker: What’s the WSOP to Do?

by Karissa Morton Okay, so maybe poker isn’t a sport per se, but… I want to talk about it for a hot minute.  The WSOP Main Event is one of … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

My First Fantasy: Draft Through Week 3

By Karissa Morton I’ve always been skeptical of the NFL.  It was usually on my parents’ television on Sundays, but I don’t remember my dad ever professing to be a … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · 5 Comments