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I like the Pelicans, but I don’t love them like I loved the Hornets. I want my Hornets back.
Why do we do it when defeat feels so much worse than victory feels good?
Steve Jobs’s “reality distortion field” is a useful metaphor in understanding why so many reporters missed the Manti Te’o hoax.
On the scarily-authoritarian tendency to worship the sports coach.
Drew Brees occupies the most enviable position in sports. His spot is nearly unprecedented; not only is he universally beloved and respected, wealthy, and already in possession of a championship and a Hall of Fame resume, but he has a luxury not afforded to most athletes: he’s allowed to speak his mind.
Metairie, LA — (AP) Injecting some much-needed fame into their beleaguered organization, the New Orleans Saints have finalized a one-year contract with legendary NFL coach Famous Name as their head coach for the 2012 season.
Maybe Joe Paterno and Mike McQueary are telling the truth. Maybe everyone thought they were doing the right thing. That’s terrifying.
Sean Payton bought a house in Dallas and wants to commute to work in New Orleans. So what?
I thought my team winning the Super Bowl would make me a happier sports fan, but it’s only made me more miserable. So I’m done.
The NFL playoffs are here, as are some college Bowl games. So, we’re going to make some predictions that will most assuredly be wrong. When are we going to make predictions? Today!
Everything and everyone is depressed. What’s going on?
It’s uh, been worse.
Dr. Malcolm’s beloved Chaos Theory, the Superdome Special, the 2007 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, “Ambush,” Scott Norwood, and Mad Men’s Freddy Rumsen all explain Garrett Hartley and Sean Payton in the twistiest, most convoluted thing I’ve ever written.
Guys: We made it. It’s football season. What a brutal journey through non-football season it’s been.
Plus: I list things I find overrated and underrated. How original.
Every day at work I pass by the Superdome and its giant 80-foot picture of Reggie Bush that faces Poydras Street and my building, and I think, “Oh Reg, how could you have fumbled that punt in the NFC Championship?”
And I love him.
The Saints are playing in the Super Bowl, but as far as I’m concerned, they’ll never make it back. So, win this one.