Blame it on England and Kobe

vuvuzela-worldcup

The other day a friend of mine, while congratulating me for finally getting into the world’s favorite substitute for war, wondered why the hell North America calls it “soccer” as opposed to football, which is what everyone else calls it. “What is a soccer anyway?” Well, friend, I have looked into this one. Apart from … Continue reading

The NBA Finals: Pre-Game 3 Analysises

The Boston Celtics managed a win over the Los Angeles Lakers in LA to drive the series to 1-1. Brilliant performances by Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo helped lift the Celts past the inspired play of Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol, the gimpyness of Kevin Garnett, and the unnecessarily tight officiating of the officiators. Horrific … Continue reading

LeBron Makes Ransom Demand: Mike Brown's Job

Last night the Cleveland Cavaliers fired coach Mike Brown. While it’s true that the Cavs were embarrassed by the Celtics, losing by 50 points in the last two games of the series, and that Brown has never led the team to an NBA title, Cleveland has been to the play-offs every year during the course … Continue reading

Paul Pierce vs Twitter: "The Committee For Who Wins" back again!

This week at The Committee For Who Wins, we’re hosting a clash of true titans!. In one corner, Boston Celtics captain and all-timer, Paul Pierce. In the other, social networking leviathan, TWITTER! Round 1 – Paul Pierce’s chief vocation is that of a star performer for the storied Boston Celtics franchise of the National Basketball … Continue reading

Red Sox & AL Baseball Review: The Tools of Ignorance Returns

Sorry folks, I’ve been sound asleep in the clubhouse with Junior so far this season. But 33 problems is back… if you’ll have me. The real reason I’ve been MIA is every time I would start to write about my beloved Red Sox I ended up smashing my keyboard or trying to light some part … Continue reading

Paul Pierce, a dude you should know!

    Everybody’s doing it!   We mean blogging, silly… And by everybody, we mean the douche’s at CNN (who – for a global news outfit – are apparently too cheap to own their own space, so they run their blogs through wordpress just like yours truly), the “real” housewives of virtually every major, American, … Continue reading

NOT Derek Jeter

    [[This article’s inspiration comes from here in the AP’s wire report.]] News Flash! The Red Sox have gone and signed Marco Scutaro (who’s name sounds suspiciously like a cut of raw tuna; yeah, The Venuist used to work at a Japanese restaurant, so that was me dropping some knowledge). Hooray.  Our long Red Sox … Continue reading