Monthly Archives: December 2012

NFL Picks – Week 17

After a week in hiatus writing up  my ‘Best of 2012’ music lists (to be released in the coming days), I’m back for the final week of the NFL season.  With a few playoff spots to be determined in the NFC, and some possible seed changes in both conferences, Week 17 should have a lot of drama in store.   Continue reading

Airport Clothing Etiquette for Sports Fans

I find myself in Chicago’s lovely O’Hare International Airport for the second time in a span of five days.  Two things about ORD that I find consistent: (1) The temperature is essentially at 75+ degrees at all times, and (2) every concourse I have stepped foot in is dimly lit.  Like suspiciously dim.   Continue reading

Same Old Jay + Thursday NFL Pick

Today’s NFL is not the same as our parents’ NFL, and barely recognizable when compared to the NFL of our grandparents’ young adult lives.  The game has shifted drastically from a hard-nosed, smash mouth, in-your-face, put-up-or-shut-up, insert any other cliché, violent game to one where tapping a quarterback on the helmet seconds after he has thrown an interception somehow completely negates said interception.   Continue reading