New England: A bunch of cheaters; Or experts at the art of pushing the boundaries

New England: A bunch of cheaters; Or experts at the art of pushing the boundaries

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Unfortunately, the prelude to the biggest game of the year, has been ruined and dominated by the specter (or is it S.P.E.C.T.R.E. ) of the New England Patriots deflation scandal (heretofore known as either Ballghazi or Deflategate). The question though is was…

Super Bowl XLIX: In Defense of Greatness

Super Bowl XLIX: In Defense of Greatness

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To paraphrase Professor X’s opening monologue in X-men (2000): The Hawks’ Defense. Since the discovery of their existence they have been regarded with fear, suspicion, often hatred. Across the planet, debate rages. Are Sherman, Chancellor, and crew the next link in the evolutionary…

Super Bowl XLIX: Know Thy Lesser Known Enemies

Super Bowl XLIX: Know Thy Lesser Known Enemies

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We are all familiar with Uggs spokesman, super model marrier, and all around dreamy quarterback Tom Brady. Besides Jeremy Lane, most of us in the great Pacific Northwest also are aware of Patriots All-Pro tight end and professional partier, Rob Gronkowski. While…

TicketCity Cactus Bowl Preview: Washington vs. Oklahoma State

TicketCity Cactus Bowl Preview: Washington vs. Oklahoma State

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Ahhh, January in Seattle; homes are still redolent of roasted chestnuts, bars are still redolent of Seahawks Division Championship hangovers (I know I helped), and the Oklahoma City Thunder are having a mediocre season that they could have had right here. Seattle…