The shootout has been and will always be a terrible way to end a game

And just like that the USA Men’s Hockey Team is gone from the Olympics after falling to the No. 2 seed Czech Republic in a shootout during the quarterfinal round of play. No medal, nothing to show for their trip to South Korea but whatever souvenirs they picked up along the way.  Continue reading The shootout has been and will always be a terrible way to end a game

This ‘Olympic Athletes from Russia’ ban is a load of crap

With Russia “banned” from the Olympics the folks International Olympic Committee did the compassionate thing and allowed some athletes from Russia to compete at the 2018 Winter Games, but with no Russia apparel of branding, instead labeling them as “Olympic Athletes from Russia.” Continue reading This ‘Olympic Athletes from Russia’ ban is a load of crap

HOTSPROTSTAKES Draft 2: Sporting events we want to attend

The HOTSPROTSTAKES Draft is back! After our first one where we selected alternative sports video games (and that Ron won handily!) we are picking the sporting events we would most like to attend.

The rules are simple, just pick the event you would most like to attend, be it for the actual game/event, or all the things that surround it when you do attend. Events like the NCAA Tournament could be broken down into Opening Weekend, Final Four, etc.

As always, if you want to mock our selections, do it at @rovitz, @AVKingJames and @theryanwalsh.

Without further ado, here are our selections:

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