It’s Not Okay

By: Tyler Chuck and Spencer Bowen Famous people live their lives in the public eye.  Their actions can be seen on television, are reported in the media, and discussed vigorously.  The spotlight is great when famous people are role models like Stephen Curry, Bono, or Emma Watson, yet not all public figures are outstanding citizens….

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…

Turning Tables: Why the Dodgers Will Win the NL West

By Spencer Bowen Full disclosure: Spencer is a die-hard Giants fan. Casey is a die-hard Dodgers fan. Because Antland is a journalistic endeavor full of straight shooters respected on both sides, Casey and Spencer will argue why each other’s team will win the National League West this year. It wasn’t easy on the emotions, but hopefully it’ll…

Turning Tables: Why the Giants Will Win the NL West

By Casey Berkovitz (Welcome, Casey!) Full disclosure: Spencer is a die-hard Giants fan. Casey is a die-hard Dodgers fan. Because Antland is a journalistic endeavor full of straight shooters respected on both sides, Casey and Spencer will argue why each other’s team will win the National League West this year. It wasn’t easy on the emotions, but hopefully…

Don’t Blame Libby

By: Tyler Chuck Today is a sad day for the City of Oakland.  With the news that the Oakland Raiders will relocate to Las Vegas after a near unanimous 31-1 vote (thanks to Miami for holding out), the East Bay is in a state of shocked finality.  The saga is over.  The Raiders are leaving….

Rap Analogies: Kendrick is King

By Spencer Bowen “Y’all got till April the 7th to get y’all shit together” – Kendrick Lamar, “The Heart Part 4” Kendrick warned us, and praise be to the messiah of rap because y’all better prepare yourself. You have until April 7th to stop saying things like “Drake is the best in the game!” or…

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…

This is Ed Sheeran’s Heat Check

By Spencer Bowen Via the ever-reliable Urban Dictionary: Heat check (noun) An attempt to do something extra difficult when you’re on a roll. Dan: Dude, you launched that trey from halfcourt.  Jermaine: It was just a heat check man. I was feelin’ it. I’m sure they chose the names “Dan” and “Jermaine” completely at random….