Recent Locker Room Posts by Howard_T

August 11, 2009

The Top-10 Sports Sites: According to, these are the top-10 by market share. The 4-letter network is the runaway leader here. Of course, we all know that when it comes to quality of discourse, number one is where you are right now.

posted by Howard_T to navel gazing at 02:16 PM - 3 comments

May 18, 2009

The Break of the Curve: Once again the argument is raised, "Does a curve ball really break?" Eric Wilbur in his Boston Sports Blog links to this possible explanation of why the curve seems to break as much as it does. If nothing else, it is fun to play with the settings and see their effect on the illusion. At least the authors admit that there is a physical principal involved, and not just an optical illusion.

posted by Howard_T to navel gazing at 03:46 PM - 3 comments

December 31, 2008

It's 2009. What Resolution Should Your Team/Player Make?: What resolution should your favorite (or least favorite) team or athlete make? I can think of many, but I'm sure there are some really good suggestions (not the anatomically impossible kind) out there. Let's hear them, and may 2009 bring health, happiness, and prosperity to SpoFites everywhere. Happy New Year from New Hampshire to all of you.

posted by Howard_T to general at 12:49 PM - 14 comments

March 07, 2008

Can we get these guys for plagiarism?: These two editorials, pro and con, appeared in today's USA Today. Read them, then the original thread from SpoFi. It's deja vu all over again.

posted by Howard_T to navel gazing at 08:34 AM - 6 comments

February 16, 2008

Another Congressional Committee Gets Into the Act: A brief article on today's sports pages reveals that the House Energy and Commerce Committee is investigating the use of performance enhancing drugs in horse racing. Would anyone care to join me in depicting a hearing where they call the athletes to the witness stand?

posted by Howard_T to navel gazing at 01:36 PM - 28 comments

October 27, 2006

SpoFi-er in Action: Check this one out. Does it resemble anyone you know?

posted by Howard_T to navel gazing at 11:00 AM - 19 comments