Breaking news: I play in a fantasy baseball league. Continue reading “Kill the Catcher”
Oh, you thought this was going to be a post about Villanova, and how they were the best team in college basketball this year, and props to Jay Wright and yada yada yada? Or maybe you thought this was going to be a ‘way-too-early’ Top 25 list, or a list of which schools have the best odds to win the title next year. Sorry, no, this post is about the racket that is college basketball.
Neil Armstrong. Amelia Earhart. Sirs Francis Drake and Edmund Hillary. These are some of the bravest people in the history of the world. Trailblazers that have dared to be the first. The first to step on the moon, the first to fly or to sail around the world. The first to climb the highest peak this precious planet Earth has to offer.
Welcome back to Part 2 of the Mock Draft of Mock Drafts (aka the Greatest Mock Draft of All Time). If you missed the first half, click here and catch up on picks 1-16. Hopefully no one will make anymore trades or signings that render this completely irrelevant.
There’s always a pattern to the news after a mass shooting in America, and I usually tend to just tone it out because it’s become so redundant and predictable: lots of ‘thoughts and prayers’, lots of people calling for gun control laws, lots of people saying its too soon to politicize an event, and after a few days, it all days down because some new shiny object catches our attention.
Americans, by now, understand that in Europe, soccer is called football. You’ve undoubtedly heard one of your friends or acquaintances (not you, of course, you’re too cultured for this) refer to soccer in Europe as football, but when they do, they usually put on an accent that I guess is supposed to be ‘European’ but comes off as sounding more Ecuadoran as they pronounce it fut-bol.
Just when I thought I was out…