The Rant Rag – Week 1 Fantasy Goats

Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defines “Goat” as several things, including: “a person who is blamed for a loss or failure” Thus, literally, a “Fantasy Goat” is a fantasy football player that a person blames for the loss of his or her game.  For me, I know a player is a “Fantasy Goat” via one of two tests. First, subjectively, after the games

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2015 1st Round NFL Rookies – Homerun or Done in Week 1?

By Joanne Kong Twitter: @kongfu4u  NFL Kickoff There were a lot of surprises in the sports world during this past week.  Serena Williams beat sister Venus Williams.  Serena Williams was defeated in the semi-finals by unranked Roberta Vinci.  Rodger Federer was looking for his first win since 2012, and failed to get it during the U.S. Open finals, losing to

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Injuries & Oddities: The “NFL Players Are Weird” Edition

By Ha Kung Wong Twitter: @FBGarbageTime We’ve had the injuries run down for the week, so how about a few oddities?  And the theme this week?  Well, just NFL players generally being weird… RGIII Has an Intern? First, we hear that RGIII has been benched in favor of Kirk Cousins.  And then we hear that RGIII “Likes” this rant on

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: NFL Preseason Week 3

By Joey Alibro Twitter: @joeyalibro The Good 1) Do you remember the sketch of Tom Brady from his first day in court a couple weeks ago? Well, the same sketch artist took another stab at drawing the 4-time Super Bowl winning quarterback. As you can see, they did at least minutely better the second time around. That’s not the only

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Reality TV is for Suckers, but what about Madden 16?

Am I a sucker? Well, I’ve been watching the TV show “UnREAL” on (gasp!) Lifetime.  Hold your horses, that’s not the sucker part.  If you’re not familiar with what “UnREAL” is, it’s a fictional weekly drama concerning the lives of the people who produce and direct reality TV shows.  In this case, it’s a mythical reality show called “Ever After”,

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: NFL Preseason Week Two

By Joey Alibro Twitter: @joeyalibro First edition of a weekly column discussing the good, bad, and ugly from the previous week in the NFL. The Good 1) Jameis Winston & Co. showed up ready to ball last night against the Bengals. In minimal action, Jameis showed why he was the number one overall pick in this year’s draft after completing

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