Chase Utley v. T1000 = The 'Committee For Who Wins'

Today’s debate in the Committee pits two cold-blooded assassins off against one-another. In one corner: Philadelphia’s phinest – Chase Ultey; in the other: James Cameron’s finest: T1000 Round 1: Chase Utley is a power-hitting second baseman in an era when second baseman having been putting up eye popping numbers. T1000 is a shape-shifting killer from … Continue reading

The Committee For Who Wins: Joe Mauer vs. Roy Hobbs

Round One: In real life Roy Hobbs is played by the charismatic American Icon, Robert Redford. In real life, Joe Mauer is played by Minnesota’s own Joe Mauer. Only people in Minnesota find Joe Mauer to be charismatic. Winner: Roy Hobbs. Round Two: Mauer is an elite defensive catcher who hits for both power and … Continue reading

Venuing Launch Party Live!!!

To the finest readership on Planet Earth, Tonight, Venuing (that is, our company, not our beer league softball team or little song-and-dance combo) is having our launch party to coincide with the release of our iPhone application. Or like the kids say, “our killer app.” [[Editor’s note: you can download it for FREE right now … 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

Performer We'd Most Wish Injury Upon 2009, The Mets, Pau Gasol, Jake Cutler

And this year’s Performer We’d Most Wish Injury Upon Award goes to…..(drum roll)…..Skip Bayless of ESPN. First Take regular Skip Bayless take the stairs please, and whoever is behind him(no pun intended), give him a nice shove.(again, no pun intended) Has there ever been a host you wished a torn achilles upon more than Skip … Continue reading

Least Annoying Team of 2009: New Orleans Saints, Twins, etc…

Winner: New Orleans Saints Gotta love the Saints. Let me break it down our reasoning. In a single season, the team is successfully: (a) situating itself to become the first professional sports franchise in the history of ever to win something for the still-rebuilding Big Easy and (b) take down the man The Venuist most … 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

Best Scandal of 2009: A-Rod, Ramirez, Vick

If you honestly thought this was going to anyone other than Tiger Woods, I don’t really know what to say to you. The bombshell Thanksgiving revelation that everyone’s favorite athlete was sleeping with a myriad of women (including pornstar Holly Sampson) who were not his wife shook this nation to the core and made people … Continue reading

Most Total Sports Badass/Complete Nutjob, 2009: Sean Avery, Plaxico Burress, and more

Winner: Plaxico Burress/WR/frmr NY (football) Giants In a world of skin-tight rules of sportsmanship, politically correct soundbites and calculated celebrity tweets, we would like to honor the Plaxico Burress for singlehandedly reaffirming our faith in sports humanity. Now, we can see you’re perplexed (per-Plaxico-ed? tee hee)…well, we can explain. For starters how effing boring is … Continue reading

The Greatest Player of All Time, In 2009: Polamalu, LeBron, Ramirez

Position: Spokesperson Team: Team LeBron LeBron James may be the best basketball player of our time, but really, who is the cornerstone of Team LeBron? Puppet LeBron has been holding that team together since its inception, and though he may not be the strongest individual player in this category, he has given the most to … Continue reading