Random thoughts heading into the start of the MLB regular season

This article is exactly what the title suggests. The frickin’ Cubs are the favorites to win the World Series. This is reality. This could finally be the year the Cleveland Indians put it all together. That rotation is miles better than any other team in the AL, in my opinion. Once Michael Brantley gets healthy, the offense […]

Someone just ran the slowest 3K at Indoor Worlds in over a decade

Sometimes, I daydream about being an professional runner. That dream is basically impossible for me to achieve at this point in my running career, but that does not stop me. Competing on a world stage, being able to run absurdly quick times–I am not the first nor the last runner to aspire to those things. And […]

Making Bracket Pools Great Again – The RTFM Scoring System

If you don’t care about the explanation and just want to join, click on the group link here. The password is march. This bracket is only available on CBS because that is the only major site that allows this much customization. There is a tremendous flaw in the standard scoring settings for March Madness brackets. We […]

Big Ten Tournament Preview (The Finale)

Author’s note: In case you haven’t been following this blog (probably a good decision) or seen the Twitter jokes (also a good decision), I have been writing a story featuring me, some Northwestern sports reporters, and the spectre of Tom Crean for the past two months. It’s essentially “sports-noir”, a genre of fiction I invented ten […]

Statement from prospective coaching candidate Tristan Jung

As you may have heard, Greg Gard was just named head coach of Wisconsin. I regret that UW-Madison did not accept me for this position, but I appreciate that the school opened up the application process. I will definitely be continuing my search for a head coaching job in the NCAA. In the meantime, I […]