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What Has Been The Biggest Disappointment In The NFL So Far?

October 15, 2013 |

With week six in the books for the NFL, the sports writers for PorchDrinking take a look at what has been the biggest disappointment thus far. Read More

Queasy? Worst Sports Injuries of All Time

September 30, 2013 |

In the past week, Baltimore Oriole Manny Machado’s knee buckled as he rounded first base and Arizona Cardinal Rashad Johnson lost part of his finger mid-game. These injuries produced gruesome pictures and video. It’s the type of injury you don’t … Read More

6 (Ill-Advised?) Predictions for the (Rest of) the NFL Season

September 9, 2013 |


With the NFL season underway for most of the league, and my undefeated Chicago Bears having taken their first step to an appearance in Super Bowl XLVIII this February, I’m finally ready to boldly make my prognostications for the … Read More

What American Sports Can Learn from English Football

August 19, 2013 | 3

The start of the American football season almost coincides with the start of the English football season, and with it optimism, high expectations, and hope that this will be your team’s “year.” In American football, that means the year … Read More

The Year of the Rookie Quarterback

December 31, 2012 |

With the NFL regular season winding down, it’s time to reflect on the past 16 weeks. There has been a lot of controversy this season with replacement refs and Bounty Programs just to name a couple of issues. But there have been bright spots. One of which is the play of this year’s rookie quarterbacks.

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Pop Culture Week in Review for 8/17-8/24

August 24, 2012 |

Upfront apology—this is a bit sad. Today, in my regular podcast listening I found out that comedian Tig Notaro was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. I would like to first (well, I guess, second) say that I don’t know this woman. I find her absolutely enjoyable but I don’t actively follow her career. That said, when I heard she was diagnosed, it was as if a close friend or relative of my very own had been given this news. I know a lot about her from the various podcasts she’s done and she’s had a string of really, really awful things happen in her life. Notaro was hospitalized with pneumonia that developed into a bacterial infection and lost 30 pounds. A few days after she was released from the hospital, her mom died after falling and hitting her head. Then, her girlfriend broke up with her. And now she has cancer. Oh, and all that happened in the last FOUR MONTHS. I just cannot understand how all that can happen to one person. I’m a little ball of emotion right now but I highly encourage you to check out her comedy and laugh through sadness.
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