5 quick Packers related thoughts for the start of the offseason

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5 quick thoughts on the Packers as we get into the long and painful offseason of football – 1. The organization’s initial public responses to the defensive issues exposed by the 49ers seem to indicate that Dom Capers will be back. Mike Mccarthy and Kevin Greene pooh-poohed the questions related to Dom Capers’ job status… Read more »

Photos and video from my time at Candlestick park for Packers vs. 49ers divisional playoff game 2013

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Here are some pictures I shot on my iPhone during my trip to Candlestick Park for the Packers vs. 49ers divisional playoff game. Please click on each image to view in full size/part of a slideshow. Here is how loud it got on a Packers 3’rd down. Pretty loud but nothing compared to the noise… Read more »

The Pack wasn’t nimble, the Pack wasn’t quick; Pack didn’t jump over the Candlestick

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I never ever say “this movie’s gonna stink” and then attend its premiere. I never say “this show is gonna stink” and watch it on pay per view. It’s only sport that makes me do things that are cognitively dissonant while also making sense in my head. For two weeks I had predicted the 49ers… Read more »

Ramachandra Guha and his distance from an Indian cricket fan

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Bill Simmons is American sport’s most influential voice today. He is ESPN’s single most indispensable property. He has over a million Twitter followers and is read by more people weekly than any other American sports columnist, reporter or writer. He is so popular that his milquetoast conversations with childhood friends (which sound like they could… Read more »

Different coaches for different courses – A grand English cricket experiment

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The two Ashes series are deservedly the marquee competitions in cricket this year. Pakistan’s tour of South Africa and Australia’s tour of India offer compelling subplots and the expected eventual retirement of a certain #4 batsman may end up being what the year is remembered for. With all of these events in the pipeline, the… Read more »