Stories tagged: Couch Slouch
Mon., April 10, 2017, 7:55 p.m.
The NBA playoffs are upon us, which seems unlikely considering the NBA regular season never ends. The only thing that lasts longer than the NBA regular season is a Ken …
Mon., March 27, 2017, 7:19 p.m.
The NBA’s latest problem – they charge you Broadway prices and then give you an off-Broadway show – is self-inflicted and solvable.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 6:25 p.m.
A recently released scientific study – based on 20 years of Major League Baseball games – concluded that players do not play as well after long flights.
Mon., March 13, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
They’re running out of snow, so “The Last Great Race on Earth” might be down to its last race soon.
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 7:39 p.m.
We are in such a rush these days, no one has time to sit for anything start to finish.
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
We sorely could use some good news, so when Toni, a.k.a. She Is The One, e-mailed me * a video link recently along with the words, “THIS is a column,” …
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 6:45 p.m.
Everybody in the NBA makes a lot of money but nobody gets along. “Family Feud” could do a month-long NBA version and not run out of hostilities, squabbles and quarrels.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 8:03 p.m.
Russell Westbrook and the triple-double have become as synonymous as Louis Pasteur and pasteurization.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 8:23 p.m.
Chad: Pop open the nearest window, and if you’re lucky, you’ll catch the stench of an NFL billionaire owner before he flees town, or fleeces the town.
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Every five years or so, a bunch of media knuckleheads – FYI: Couch Slouch is a media knucklehead emeritus – take note of the somewhat otherworldly, once-in-a-generation-or-three accomplishments of Geno …
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
LSU running back Leonard Fournette did not play in the Citrus Bowl last week. On the injury report, he was listed as “OUT – lack of interest.”
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 9:40 p.m.
NFL Coach of the Year? That’s easy – Jason Garrett went from 4-12 to 12-2 with the Cowboys’ third-string rookie quarterback and Jerry Jones texting him every 17 minutes of …
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 6:40 p.m.
If you Google “hate New England Patriots,” you will come upon scores of lists of why people hate the Patriots.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 3:02 p.m.
Why do I sleep in most days? That’s easy. 1. Less bad stuff happens to you when you’re not awake. 2. Even if bad stuff
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 7:43 p.m.
Rick Pitino is the devil.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 7:02 p.m.
There are two documents that dominate American life in matters small and large – the Constitution and the two-point conversion chart. The former is fundamentally sound and widely revered if …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 4:20 a.m.
MLS is the only major U.S. professional sports league whose teams fly like the rest of us, stuffed into economy class and praying the guy in front of you doesn’t …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 11:29 a.m.
My old friend and former colleague Michael Wilbon – we haven’t spoken in years, since he ascended to a higher social and professional stratosphere – used to often talk about …
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 8:33 p.m.
Editor’s note: This week Couch Slouch is presenting several sets of disturbing facts and figures – all verified by an independent auditor – in regard to the interminable, inexplicable NFL …
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 7:03 p.m.
The 2016-17 NBA season has a single overwhelming story line: Will the Golden State Warriors – 73-9 and almost-NBA champions last season – go 74-10 or better and become actual …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 8:47 p.m.
Like the rest of you – well, not the rest of you but those who don’t work and those who prefer to sleep in – I have been watching MLB’s …
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 10:25 p.m.
Before unveiling this year’s NFL Team of Destiny – I understand that Team of Destiny announcement parties are all the rage at Big Ten and SEC frat houses – Couch …
Mon., July 25, 2016, 10:19 p.m.
I ran into a couple of lost St. Louis souls last week, and, lo and behold, they were still whining about the Rams leaving town. They even implied that I …
Mon., July 4, 2016, 10:13 p.m.
Across America these days, there are pitched battles over the rights of people to gamble. In particular, online poker and daily fantasy sports – two cash cows that plunged into …
Mon., June 27, 2016, 10:36 a.m.
Against all odds, Major League Soccer is currently expanding faster than the universe.
Mon., June 13, 2016, 6:35 p.m.
When word spread recently that Odell Beckham Jr. might be romantically linked to Khloe Kardashian, prayer vigils popped up in locker rooms nationwide to lend spiritual support for yet another …
Mon., May 30, 2016, 11:11 p.m.
Couch Slouch would like to apologize to Canada, and to all Canadians.
Mon., May 23, 2016, 4:04 p.m.
Syracuse University, perhaps the nation’s premier institution of higher learning in terms of balancing academic excellence with athletic achievement, has announced it will offer the first-ever U.S. bachelor’s degree in …
Mon., May 16, 2016, 11:04 p.m.
How is this possible? Last year the NFL wouldn’t allow Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo to hold a fantasy event attached to a Las Vegas casino, this year an NFL owner …
Mon., April 25, 2016, 11:25 a.m.
America’s unending quest to empty public coffers to build new stadiums has taken an insidious turn over the last 20 years: The hotel tax.