For my money, Allen Iverson is the second-worst thing ever nicknamed “A.I.” And that’s only because of the robot-alien-things at the end of “A.I. Artificial Intelligence.” Continue reading
Author Archives: MATT GOISMAN
Boston always clears out at the end of May. Our massive college population heads back home, families go on vacation, the sports culture dwindles. The Celtics might beat the 76ers, but their swansong postseason run will come to an end against the Heat. Continue reading
After getting a taste of real soccer with Real Madrid-Barcelona, I think I’ve joined the millions of non-Americans addicted to the sport. One game wasn’t enough – I need more.
Hmm… Manchester United vs. Manchester City. Yeah, that should work. Continue reading
Losing sucks, especially the loss that ends a season. The long off-season hasn’t even started yet, and next season seems eons away. But that doesn’t excuse the flurry of racist Tweets that cropped up after Caps right winger Joel Ward ended the Bruins’ season in OT in Game 7…
Whoever these Tweeters are, they’re not hockey fans. The NHL promotes good sportsmanship most among the Big 4 – it’s why opposing teams all line up and shake hands after the game.
These people are just idiots. Racist, classless, idiots.
Pretend America has only one elite pro sports league. Then imagine two teams have basically ruled that league since its inception, so that by now basically every sports fan in our entire country roots for one of those two teams. Then imagine what happens when they play each other. Continue reading