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  • SPORTS MOMENT: January 3 2003, Tempe Arizona, Sun Devil Stadium.
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Comment 20 May 2015
better than some stupid boy band from across the pond
You mean like this young man's favorite:
Comment 17 May 2015
We won the Sugar Bowl so that will count as a bowl win. I have no idea what the championship game would count as, maybe a separate section "CFB playoff championship game"?
Comment 17 May 2015
The lawsuits are to clear his name. Not to sound like too much of an ass but your takes (and others) on this matter are silly.
Comment 13 May 2015
The entire 21st century has been a long nightmare for those bastards and I tell ya it couldn't have happened to a nicer group of people.
Comment 13 May 2015

Alex Boone's pretty good.

Yeah but Alex Boone is only good because Harrrrrrrbaughhhhhhh.

Comment 09 May 2015

That sound you hear is the hamster wheel spinning in the head of Brian Cook of MGO trying to figure out another crazy reason why Frank Clark isn't really all that bad.


Indoor soccer leagues are not particularly good about keeping things balanced. We were getting the shit kicked out of us because we were all 30 and out of shape and these kids were in high school. Since they were in high school, they were dicks. I'd just about gotten fed up when their goalie started making forays up the field in an attempt to score. Repeatedly. Just rubbing it in.

I started tracking him the next time he did it, with every intention of cleaning him out. As I reached him, he passed the ball. My fate was sealed anyway.

Without any semi-legal means of letting this guy have it, I punched him in the face. 30 seconds of rolling around later, my glasses were in tatters and I'd gotten a healthy suspension from an amateur indoor soccer league I didn't care very much about.

This is not at all what Frank Clark did. I am not drawing any sort of equivalence between the two events.

But I have been there, in the place where part of your brain that says "maybe we should think about this" is overwhelmed by a need for violence. I understand that many—too many—people come at this from the perspective of someone who has experienced or knows someone who has experienced the other end. That is valid. Of course it is. I come at it from the other end. I am a relatively normal person with a nice life, andthere but for the grace of God and wife go I.

Comment 09 May 2015

Almost makes me wish Stravinsky could be unbanned for 5 minutes so we could get his take on this. No, wait, I already know what his take would be.