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Five sport-type things you may want to know

ricoEver get tired of this whole sports thing? I do. Sometimes I want to hit myself in the head with a shovel (or let a Nebraska fan do it after they’ve read my article today).

Things like this stupid Brett Favre story that won’t disappear really tick me off. Then you see the hijinks going on down at Florida and the crappiness of the NBA Finals, and well, it’s easy to swear off the whole mess.

But that would be too easy. For now, I’m sticking with it.

Here are the five sport-type things you may want to know this week.

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June 15, 2009 Posted by | Guy with Eyeblack | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Guy with Eyeblack

Five sport-type things you may want to know

puppetsI’m back! Not that it was a hard decision.

Coming from a background in writing in which my readers’ most constructive comments were often disguised as death threats (I knew they were just teasing – few, if any of them, made any actual attempts), the warm reception I received last week was a welcome change.

So here I am, ready to foist more nuggets of sports wisdom upon you all. Don’t you feel lucky? Here are the five sport-type things you may want to know this week. Continue reading

June 4, 2009 Posted by | Guy with Eyeblack | , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Guy with Eyeblack

Five sport-type things you may want to know

NFL Guy

But really, who doesn't love Tecmo Super Bowl?

This being my first contribution to Thundersquee!, perhaps introductions are in order.

I’m the new guy – my name is NFL Guy – and my life is devoted to staring at guys (in particular, athletes).

Try not to hate me.

Not that I get a whole lot out of the experience, mind you. Most of these guys are so unjustifiably impressed with themselves it takes an awful lot of self-loathing to even muster the fortitude to stand watching them. As a sane person, simply being in the same room as most of them is akin to being back in high school with your underwear pulled over your head. You’d have to be completely brain dead with no self worth whatsoever to actually seek the majority of these knuckleheads out.

Actually, this kind of explains the whole Jessica Simpson-Tony Romo thing, doesn’t it?

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May 27, 2009 Posted by | Guy with Eyeblack | , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments