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Why the NFL sucks

Oh, we meant to say "Why the NFL sucks . . . except for the Patriots." Sorry. And prepare yourself for a sporting screed.
Tales of the No Fun League; judging the judges; parsing the Pamphlet of Record
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 07, 2011

A wake-up call

Some months back, Judge Richard Posner, a prolific author and longtime leading figure in the laissez-faire-oriented Chicago school of economics published his latest tome, a little bit of conservative heresy titled A Failure of Capitalism .
Ranting about money and media; musical musings; and notes from the road
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 29, 2010

United we stand

With the local AFL-CIO elections coming up, Phillipe and Jorge would like to make a rare union endorsement by saying that nothing would please us more than to have George Nee, current secretary-treasurer of the organization, win his bid to take over depa
A 'vote' for George Nee. Plus, euphemisms, bad sports, and the bucket
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  August 28, 2009
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Blue Hawaiian

Remember Timmy Chang? You do if you're a college-football junkie — he was the quarterback for June Jones's University of Hawaii team, and ended his career as the NCAA's all-time leading passer.
Timmy Chang gets flagged for intentional grounding. Plus, a stabbing story and Bruce Smith's bad knees.
By MATT TAIBBI  |  July 17, 2009
What Twitter Says: Brett Favre Unretiring Again

What Twitter Says: Brett Favre Unretiring Again


adamcohen Breaking News: Brett Favre is addicted to attention. Stop feeding it. #enoughalre...
By Carly Carioli  |  May 05, 2009

One of a kind

Phillipe + Jorge took time to attend the funeral of Claiborne Pell, in deference to all that he did for both Rhode Island and civility everywhere he went.
Rest in peace, Claiborne Pell, former senator and all-around class act
By PHILLIPE + JORGE  |  January 07, 2009


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Busting Balls: 20 ways to improve sports

College football is stupid. Everybody knows it.
We blow the whistle on the ridiculous rules and quirks that make the games lame
By LANCE GOULD  |  January 07, 2009
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Bang for T-Buck

Brett Favre walks into a bar.
Sports Blotter
By MATT TAIBBI  |  August 13, 2008
Brett Favre, Chris Forsberg, Rogue Wave and WTF

Brett Favre, Chris Forsberg, Rogue Wave and WTF


Special Ed, Henry and Charlie get into it over Brett Favre and Chris Forsberg from the Boston Globe provides vindication for Henry and Charlie. We...
By Charlie  |  August 06, 2008
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Please shut up!

How can we miss you if you won’t go away?
Our salute to a few of the most obnoxious people of the week
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  July 16, 2008

Don’t talk to strangers

Why is jawing with total strangers acceptable at sporting events, which are full of alcohol and kids?
Balls and pucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  October 31, 2007