Sports, the Universe & a Healthy Dose of Cynicism in Portland

  • The Unbearable Heaviness of Being by Greg Oden

    This might hurt a lot of people. Especially you Portlanders out there. Look, I’m tired of lying. I’m going to come clean. All this “I might play this year” stuff in Miami…

  • Sub-Atomic Stats

    The 2008 NCAA Title Game could probably be summed up in three sentences: Memphis dominated. Memphis choked. Kansas won. I lost $175 in my office pool and have had to watch Mario…

  • Breaking Bad : Football and its Rotten Core

    Warning: contains Breaking Bad spoilers When I was in the sixth grade, I attempted to sign up for football and started crying instead. One of the coaches saw me and told me…

  • Entropic Momentum

    Momentum in a sports game is pretty difficult to measure. Understandably, I get why people often write it off as imaginary. It’s not. In the words of Ron Burgundy,…

  • The Jameis Winston Case : What it Teaches us about Rape

    by an ANONYMOUS ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT In light of Jameis Winston’s involvement in a sexual assault case, let’s take a moment to consider Winston, the real victim…