At it's best, it's ike following a real-time, real-life Friday Night Lights, right down to the appreciation of the mundane, the athletic struggles, the triumphs, irrational fans, obnoxious competitors and loving marriages.
As stupid late-night Twitter games go, Spoonerizing baseball player names -- Bob Welch --> Wob Belch, and that sort of thing -- is pretty good. Now, finally, finally, a spoonerism-crazed nation has the caseball bards it craves.
The founder of Bleacher Report is a goon for the ages, but got very rich because he founded Bleacher Report. He's working on a woman-centric website now, and is no less goonish than he ever was. So why, beyond his goonishness and ridiculous wealth, is Bryan Goldberg so vexing?
Because it feels like home, and because it is enveloping, being a devoted fan of Major League Baseball can be an intensely comforting thing, especially when confronted with the unfamiliar. But, at some point, we all have to leave home.
War Machine washed out of both the UFC and the porn business because of his constant, unwavering rage issues and violent bro-tendencies. But he's still on Twitter, challenging our own Tomas Rios to fights. So he's got that going for him.
Pete Gaines said something stupid on Twitter over the weekend, then spent the better part of the day being cyberbullied by a sure-thing first-ballot Hall of Famer and his online sycophants. This is his story.