New Jags Uniforms: A Reasoned Discussion

By Spencer Bowen Yes, the Dolphins also unveiled new uniforms. Their changes are more accurately described as “tweaks,” but at least we got this snazzy website out of it. Overall, Miami looks better but still not amazing. B+. Now, on to the main course. Once again, I’ll be using “good,” “stupid,” or “push.” Helmet Literally…

New Titans Uniforms: A Reasoned Discussion

By Spencer Bowen To be clear, I’m a Niners fan. My no. 2 team is the Pittsburgh Steelers (my mom’s side is from Pittsburgh), although I really hate rooting for Ben Roethlisberger. And for no discernible reason, I deeply loved Eddie George, Steve McNair, and the Tennessee Titans when I was growing up. And my…

On Reuben Foster & Colin Kaepernick

By Spencer Bowen How can an organization support a person charged with felony domestic violence but also repeatedly reject a person exercising nonviolent protest? As of right now, the San Francisco 49ers have refused to disassociate themselves from potential 11 year prison resident Reuben Foster. My high school English teacher would take this opportunity to…

The Bay: Fit For A King

By: Tyler Chuck While his announcement is probably just a move to attempt to create dissent in the Bay, if LeBron is serious about joining the Warriors, they should absolutely listen.  After three finals runs against the Dubs, LeBron has become a villain as the best player on Warriors Finals opponent.  But he’s a good…

Caesar the Ape Should Win Every Oscar

By Spencer Bowen   Do you like monkeys? Do you like war movies? Then do I have the film for you! While I definitely love chimps, “War for the Planet of the Apes” wasn’t made for people like me and my dad who agree that most everything would be improved with the addition of more…

And The Winner Is…

By: Tyler Chuck In large part thanks to MoviePass, I’ve seen more movies than ever this year.  And unlike in the music industry, this has been an excellent year for film.  Movies have expanded our imagination, taught us what it means to grow up, and taken us to places we only could have dreamed of….

I am Grud

By Spencer Bowen As a fan of entertainment, I am ecstatic about the Raiders’ new head coach. As not a big fan of the Raiders’ decision abandon Oakland in favor of The Land of 120 Degrees and Terrible Decisions, I’m also ecstatic. If I were a Raiders fan? I’d be a bit peeved. Let me…

Don’t Blame Taylor

By Spencer Bowen Taylor Swift turned 28 yesterday. In her 28 trips around the sun she’s become an omnipresent and polarizing cultural figure. You have an opinion about her and so does everyone you know. But at her core Taylor Swift is an overwhelming talent, a devastating cocktail of hard work and songwriting instinct that…

Fantasy Football Roundtable

By Tyler Chuck and Spencer Bowen It’s fantasy football playoff season, a time of joy and wonder and getting wrecked by Antonio Brown. Two of Antland’s most devoted fantasy owners put their heads together to answer the most pressing questions on our own minds. What’s the worst trade you’ve ever made? Spencer: I once traded…

Fantasy Football Archetypes

By Spencer Bowen Every league is different. But every league is also pretty much the same. Here’s a rundown of some tried and true fantasy teams varieties that you’ve surely encountered this season.   The Add / Drop King An owner with absolutely zero loyalty to their players. This person is committed to one principle…

Rant Wheel #2

By Spencer Bowen Stanford in general Am I writing this because Cal lost to Stanford yet again in The Big Game? Yes. Am I bitter? Yes. Is this a casual sports blog named in a self-deprecating fashion so I can write about Cal’s mediocre-but-lovable football team whenever I please? Yes. Stanford is the worst. When…

Why Shohei Ohtani Should Choose SF

By: Tyler Chuck With today’s news that the MLBPA and Nippon Professional Baseball agreed on a new posting system, Shohei Ohtani will be coming to the MLB next year.  But where will he play? Just about every MLB team will desire his services.  Ohtani is the best Japanese pitching prospect since Yu Darvish and throws a…