US sports leagues reward inferior teams and routinely deny their best teams the championship. Richard Allen Smith and I have argued from time to time about the merits of the BCS vs. […]
Will somebody please stomp Brian Burke until he shuts the fuck up?
Toronto GM Brian Burke misses the good old days. And just the other day, he got all misty about having to send his enforcer down the minors because, well, he couldn’t find […]
Okay, so what did Simmonds say, then?
Here’s the chronology: During a preseason game between the Flyers and Rangers last night, Philly’s Wayne Simmonds and New York’s Sean Avery engaged in some predictable contentiousness. I say predictable because Avery […]
The Moose drinks beer
By Patrick Vecchio Here’s the greatest sports quotation of all time. But first, a little background: On December 29, 1972, the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers found themselves in Vancouver for a […]
NHL discipline boss just doesn't get it
I’ve been noting the National Hockey League’s fundamental cluelessness regarding the state of its game for some time now. I suspect I’m not the only one who’s voted with his wallet, either […]
Nota Bene #113: Seth's Near-Death
“Ordinary life is pretty complex stuff.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #110: WEHT SWK?
“In times like the present, men should utter nothing for which they would not willingly be responsible through time and eternity.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #107: Zzzzzzzzzzzzz
“I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #93: Linksgiving
Welcome to my home
Nota Bene #90: Monkey Business
“One reads such links, and what can one say but—