Category Archives: football

Living the f*ck out of fall

If you even half pay attention to sports, you know football in its various forms is in full swing now, which means if I were still at my old sportswriting job, I’d be more than a month into that part … Continue reading

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What I’ve been up to for the past decade

Every year some research firm ranks 200 kinds of jobs from best to worst, and being a reporter is usually within 15 spots of the bottom, ranked among low-paying industrial jobs and garbage collectors. The stress is high, the pay … Continue reading

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Want something done? Ask a busy person who isn’t me

So many things have happened in my personal life in the past few weeks in addition to the usual busy work season pain-in-the-assedness that I don’t even feel bad about taking a leave of absence from the blog for, um, … Continue reading

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Introducing the Modern Love Machine

A month and a half ago, the Modern Fella and I were watching our beloved Tennessee Titans get raped in the snow by the New England Patriots (final score: 59-0). The Titans’ (now former) punter, Reggie Hodges, shanked a punt … Continue reading

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Snow, football, The MF and a bet

Well, hello there. Busy season has gotten super-crazy-hit-me-over-the-head busy, so it’s been kind of hard to do anything of the blogging nature. I did want to stop in and tell you all I’m alive and haven’t cracked under the pressure … Continue reading

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Not so modern guys

My friend Modern Kate, who shares my love of sports had this posted as her Facebook status a little while ago. I thought it was worth sharing and debating: “Yesterday, Chris Berman explained how the NFL was participating in “Breast … Continue reading

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Play it cool

Happy football Saturday from Chicago Bears (and former Vandy) QB, Jay Cutler …

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Better get yourself together darlin’

If you’re from around these parts (these parts being my home state of Tennessee), you might know that a defensive back for the Tennessee football team managed to break the jaw of the UCLA quarterback when he sacked him. The … Continue reading

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Glad he’s on my team

Y’all, I know I keep saying this, but life is super busy right now. Like in a bad, bad way. Busy season at work has hit me like a 10-ton pile of bricks and I haven’t had any time to … Continue reading

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To win it all

On the way out of the neighborhood the other day, I passed a car sporting Pittsburgh Steelers flags and magnets. For a half a second, I had the thought ‘Why are you still flying those? The season ended two months … Continue reading

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