Elvis Andrus is a franchise cornerstone in Texas, despite a dearth of franchise-player statistics. But there's more to the game than what's measurable, and the quantifiable part of Elvis Andrus' game has little to do with why Rangers fans love him so much.
Mike Francesa is not just the most powerful and self-confident and ham-like personality in sports radio, although he is that. He's also a recognizably New York type, and a state of mind. So, yeah, definitely someone worth talking about.
Fandom requires a certain amount of surrender to contingency, given that we're not the ones playing the game. But, in his column advocating a politically motivated approach to picking a favorite in the NBA Finals, Dave Zirin takes engagement a step too far.
At the game that marked the turning point in the Philadelphia Eagles' disappointing season, a novelist and longtime football fan found karaoke and Yuengling in the parking lot, and all kinds of uncomfortable inklings in the stands.
With a University of Alabama student recently taking the whole Comically Oversized Disembodied Head thing to a new and terrifying level, it's time to consider one of the best—and most college basketball-y—trends in college basketball.