The Clog

Early last week, Charles Star analogized the Saints defense to an excreta-gobbling remora hitching a ride on a megashark offense. On Friday afternoon, a NFL report revealed that this remora was something of a predator in its own right.

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Canada is getting warmer, outdoor skating season is getting shorter, researchers are getting worried, and hockey culture is getting shook. We have video evidence.

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Master P and the No Limit Soldiers have much to teach us about improving the NBA's All-Star Weekend, if only we listen to them. Or... actually you can still learn these lessons if you watch "Make 'Em Say Ugh!" on mute. Maybe do that.

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Andre Emmett earned one 10-Day contract and played 45 minutes with the New Jersey Nets before heading back to the D-League, and the NBA's migrant labor class. So, yeah: the system is functioning as effectively and irrationally as usual.

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Thanks to Dakota Cochrane's inclusion in the next season of The Ultimate Fighter, UFC is getting high-fives for not discriminating against a fighter who dabbled in gay pornography. That says more about our expectations in re: UFC than it does about anything else.

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As a commissioner, Bud Selig makes a pretty great owner. The seemingly inevitable expansion of the MLB Playoffs is just another example of Selig Doing Selig, for all the usual reasons.

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There's no good reason why Toronto Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia should have an imitation of ESPN's Tim Kurkjian. But he does, and the imitation is very good, and we're all richer for it.

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In a perfect world, "Clipper" Darrell Bailey would be able to fire Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. In this one, it's the other way around.

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Inspired by the success of faintly creepy "real Navy SEALs in fake combat" film Act of Valor, The Classical is pleased to announce its first foray into the feature film game.

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Thanks to the magic of the internet, the appeal of big band music, the demonstrated biases of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and Jason "White Chocolate" Williams, we have just made a film that sure looks like an Oscar contender.

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