Poets on Sports

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

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

Case Keenum is an NFL Starter, but is he a System QB?

By: Justin Carter On Thursday, Gary Kubiak officially named Case Keenum as the starting quarterback for the Texans. It was a move that seemed, at once, inevitable & impossible. With … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

Against the Spread :: My Week 5 Picks

By: Kimberly Southwick Last week, I detailed my qualifications along with the sometimes-foolish ways I make my picks and predictions. This week, I’ll back track a bit to how exactly … Continue reading

October 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Against the Spread :: My Week 4 Picks

By: Kimberly Southwick I have been betting against the spread since I was a teenager. My stepsister and I were first allowed to bet as a duo, choosing which teams … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

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