A Modest Proposal: The NL East

By Spencer Bowen The All Star Break has come and gone, and now Antland’s legions of fans can rejoice. Sing, birds, sing! Chime, bells, chime! For the “Modest Proposal” series is back. Remember, no full-scale redesigns. Only one modest tweak per team. NL East ¡Dále! I give the Marlins‘ look a solid A-. The hat…

What Could Have Been- The Sacramento Kings

By: Tyler Chuck The 2017 Sacramento Kings draft is being praised as one of the best drafts in the league in a draft that many consider to be the best since 1998.  Their haul of De’Aaron Fox, Justin Jackson, Harry Giles, and Frank Mason III is a huge overhaul for a team in need of…

A Modest Proposal: The AL West

By Spencer Bowen   Remember, no full-scale redesigns. Only one modest tweak per team. AL West The Astros stand on the precipice of uniform greatness, having abandoned their dalliance with brick red and vegas gold in favor of their original Colt .45s blue and orange and a more classic look. Yes, the Astros should’ve brought…

NFL Mock Draft Haikus

By Spencer Bowen I’ll never top the Hamildraft. But here are some soothing haikus to help you through what promises to be a very unpredictable first round. Browns: Myles Garrett If you have the chance To draft young DeMarcus Ware You shouldn’t miss it   49ers: Jamal Adams A boatload of needs We will be bad…

A Modest Proposal: The AL Central

By Spencer Bowen To take a look at the AL East, click here. Remember, no full-scale redesigns. Only one modest tweak per team. AL Central The Detroit Mr. Kate Uptons Tigers sport a home uniform too classy to change (although the script “Tigers” word mark could be the centerpiece of a cool alternate). Tragically, the road…

A Modest Proposal: The AL East

By Spencer Bowen Perhaps more than any other sport, a baseball fan’s emotional connection to their team is tied up in the club’s look. Maybe it’s because the season is so long. Maybe it’s because wearing a baseball jersey in day-to-day life is considerably more normal-looking than rocking any other of the major sports’ tops. Loving your…

Baseball is Back (!)

By Casey Berkovitz The beginning of baseball season is a wonderful time, when people tune into every game, nobody’s injured, and every team’s fans think they’ll win the division (well, except the Padres). Soon, though, the games will start to blend together and players will start slumping. Fortunately, there are compelling reasons to stay up…

The Worst Idea of the Year

By: Tyler Chuck Okay everybody.  2017 has had some pretty bad ideas.  We’ve seen everything from  “Alternative Facts” to the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, so it’s not like this year is off to a particularly brilliant start.  But this one idea takes the cake. Today, I’d like to discuss by far the worst idea…

Roundtable Discussion on John Lynch & Kyle Shanahan

First things first.  Please marvel at Leah Lynch’s comments, dictated through her father: “They were shocked but they took it really well. My 9-year-old started bawlin’ and she’s not that girl. She’s the one that was always happy, and she was crying, and I said, ‘What’s wrong Leah? Is there some nervous anxiety about moving?’…

May The “4ce” be With Him

By: Tyler Chuck The pain.  The agony.  The silence.  We all saw Derek Carr’s broken fibula, ending his 2016 season.  When it happened, you realized that it couldn’t have happened to a better guy, a better story, or a player you were more excited to see in the playoffs.  Yet somehow, Derek has maintained a…

2016: An Antland Year in Review

As we close the book on perhaps the greatest sports year ever, let’s look back at the best of Antland from our first full year on the web. Note: all Bachelor articles are excluded from the below rankings. Most read pop-culture article: Kanye 2020 Spencer Bowen and Tyler Chuck reflected on… an interesting concert experience. Most read basketball…

Gus Johnson: American Hero

By Spencer Bowen On the eve of championship weekend, we must pause, genuflect, and recognize a true savant living among us: the honorable Gus Johnson. As Gus preps to call two championship games (Pac-12 on Friday, B1G on Saturday), I’ve taken it upon myself to make sure Antland’s tens of readers understand the importance of…