Top 10 Owners, Coaches/Managers, and GMs we’d Want to Grab a Beer With: Team Voices Survey

In each political cycle, one of the mainstream (see also: fatally flawed; dumb; malaise-d) media’s favorite straw polls is to ask prospective voters which of the major candidate’s in any particular election that they would prefer to have a “beer with.” Bah. As much as it might be cool to catch up with the world’s … Continue reading

The Devil's Advocate: In Defense of the Philadelphia Fanbase

This past Sunday night Pat Hickey, a Canadian sportswriter from Quebec, left the Wachovia Center after watching the Montreal Canadiens lose 6-0 to the Philadelphia Flyers, only to find his car covered in beer cans and his tires slashed. Sadly this is not an isolated event. A news broadcast team from CBC was vandalized by … Continue reading

Best Picture of 2009

Showing some of the greatest baseball savvy anyone has seen in recent years, Johnny Damon stole 3rd base against a bewildered Phillies team who didn’t have anyone covering the bag due to the shift they had put on against Mark Texiera. The steal led to a run and the ensuing victory over the Phillies. Honorable … Continue reading

The Peoples' Champ, 2009: Manning, Jeter, Crosby, Bryant, etc.

Winner: Peyton Manning/QB/Indianapolis Colts 2009 should forever cement Peyton Manning’s legacy as a big-game quarterback and, perhaps, as the all-time the master of his position. Gone are the days when we would assume that Manning would choke in crucial games with victory nearly in hand. With the Colts’ recent victory on December 23, Manning and … Continue reading

Penguin Fans Confused

The biggest cheer of the night from Penguin fans didn’t even go to one of their own players. It went to opposing goalie Ryan Miller who didn’t even set foot on the ice. When asked to comment an anonymous fan said, “I don’t actually know where I am right now, do you think you could … Continue reading

Hey Olympics!: Sidney Crosby's Gear Missing

After scoring the game winning goal in overtime against the US hockey team, Sidney Crosby flung his stick and gloves into the air in celebration…and that was the last that anyone has seen of them. When the Hockey Hall of Fame came calling looking for some memorabilia, it found to its dismay that Crosby’s gear … Continue reading

America's Cup: Why Hockey Rules in Canada (and why we just don't get it)

Hey America, Venuist here. You still ballin’? Thought so. Catch that Canada/Team USA cage, err, grudge, err, championship match last weekend at the Olympics? Same here. It was pretty awesome. And here’s why you thought it was awesome, because for around 70 minutes, the best players in the world of hockey (if there is, indeed, … Continue reading

Hey, Olympics!: Canadian Women's Hockey Gold Rush

From the title you would assume this is an article about the Canadian Women’s Hockey team winning gold over the U.S.. Sorry it’s their Y chromosome country mates that I’d like to do a little pondering on. After getting a beat down “Tom Cable” style from the U.S., Team Canada has bounced back in Pamela … Continue reading

Breaking: Giant polar bear obliterates Anchorage, moon en route to Carlson Center

Venuist e-reporters have submitted video of a giant polar bear, formed in the coldest depths of space, on its way to the Carlson Center in Alaska. Armed with a hockey stick, the earthbound carnivore made no distinction between artificial or natural satellites. Along the way the pallid space mammal destroyed an unnamed planet, our moon, … Continue reading