Once again, the NCAA Tournament play-in games are trash and unfair

I say this every year and stand by it, but these games are bad, and are insanely unfair to half of the team who are forced to play in them each year. Continue reading Once again, the NCAA Tournament play-in games are trash and unfair

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HOT SPROTS DEBATE: Would you rather have an HD feed or a scorebug?

If you could only choose one, a feed in HD, or having the scorebug on at all times? They’re both things that make the viewing experience that much better, but which is more necessary? Continue reading HOT SPROTS DEBATE: Would you rather have an HD feed or a scorebug?

ACTUAL HOT SPROTS TAKE: Events where judges determine the score/winner are NOT sports

What if you had no idea what the hell the people who determine the scores are thinking, and have no control over the points or rounds you are awarded for doing your best, and possibly better than the other competitors?

That’s the problem I have with sports like gymnastics, figure skating, and to an extent, MMA and boxing. Continue reading ACTUAL HOT SPROTS TAKE: Events where judges determine the score/winner are NOT sports

Untitled: Can you still find joy in a great season or player’s career that ends without a championship?

You cannot have a discussion about individual greatness in a team sport without, at a minimum, acknowledging which player has more gaudy, ugly and impractical rings on their fingers. (Seriously, who the fuck wears those things?) It has ruined 80% of sports bar conversations, and 100% of daytime TV on ESPN and its competitors. Continue reading Untitled: Can you still find joy in a great season or player’s career that ends without a championship?

HOT SPROTS TAKE PODCAST Episode 2: Football, fast food and Young Pope

The HOT SPROTS TAKES Podcast is back for a second week, and @theryanwalsh and I debate all of the things that on our minds, which isn’t very much, in fact, we even agree on some things this week! This week’s show covers the NFL Playoffs, daring to bet against Aaron Rodgers, the Baseball Hall of Fame being weird, the best fast food items of all … Continue reading HOT SPROTS TAKE PODCAST Episode 2: Football, fast food and Young Pope

Introducing the HOT SPROTS TAKE Podcast

A new year means new things here at HOT SPROTS TAKES, and part of that is making sure we bring you more #content on here every day.

Today, @theryanwalsh and myself bring you the first episode of the HOT SPROTS TAKES Podcast, a (hopefully) weekly podcast where we offer up our hottest takes on whatever is going on in the world at the time.

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HOTSPROTSTAKE: The Lions are going to win tonight

First off, sorry for the lack of good #content on here, but I was swamped at work this week covering a father accidentally turning his home into a bug bomb and killing four of his children. If you haven’t heard/read about it, a quick google search of “Amarillo poisoning” should tell you everything.

But back to my HOT SPROTS TAKE. I bet that’s the last thing you thought you would see, particularly after the way the Lions closed out the regular season. HINT: NOT GOOD.

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