Let’s be clear, that’s not good news for ESPN. But ESPN was not the only ones affected by the release of the new numbers yesterday Continue reading Yes, ESPN lost more than 500k subscribers last month; No, people are not cancelling ESPN, they’re cancelling cable
And while the clothes, drinks, and moral outrage are fun, the real reason anyone heads to the pony track or their local bookie is money. Continue reading The beginner’s guide to betting the pony races
It’s insulting to hockey fans to have to listen to the trio of Pierre, Mike, and Jeremy for three hours every night, because it’s clear they know nothing about modern hockey, and are stuck in this idea of 1993 where it’s hit first, hit second, throw a punch, and maybe try and score after all that. Continue reading NBC’s hockey “analysis” is insulting to fans
The second round of the NHL is the best round of the NHL Playoffs, and maybe in all of pro sports. Continue reading The 2nd Round is the best round of the NHL Playoffs
Hey, it’s time for our favorite thing at HOTSPROTSTAKES: Ranking the logos of some obscure sports league you’ve never heard of! Continue reading HOTSPROTSTAKES STAFF POLL (With special guest @RossWB!): Ranking the logos of the National Arena League
We hear it every season, and we hear it even louder in every post-season. The NHL has an officiating problem. It renders games all but unwatchable. It’s truly the only sport where we as fans simply accept that penalties are just going to happen when they happen, and it will have zero correlation with what’s actually happening on the ice. Fans were treated to a … Continue reading None of the 6 goals in the Bruins/Lightning game should have happened.
The Federal Hockey League wants to build a Midwestern brand…but what about their East Coast teams? Continue reading State of the Federal: Gridlock and the American Midwest
But we’re not here to talk on-field issues or play. Oh no no no, we are here because of this juicy nugget that was dropped over the weekend about potential expansion for next season in the AFL. Continue reading Let’s gossip and speculate about this Arena Football League expansion rumor
We decided that the mainstream media shouldn’t be the only ones who are allowed to have fun with Westbrook and the Thunder bowing out early again, so were are some off-the-cuff takes about him. Continue reading Here are some takes about Russell Westbrook
It’s almost NHL awards season which could only mean one thing! For every award that is awarded, there are 30 fanbases who are simply aghast that a player on their favorite team was so unceremoniously passed over. Clear evidence that the league has a bias against them. Along with the annual bit of trivia: “Did you know Mike Babcock has never won the Jack Adams … Continue reading How good is Mike Babcock, really?