The illogicality of sports fandom

Illogicality – “the quality of not being reasonable, wise, or practical” per the Cambridge dictionary. A funny example of illogicality is the toilet paper debate. Whether the roll is facing front or back or simply placed on top of something, the tickets back to cleanville work exactly the same way yet people argue. A specific example in sports fandom ofContinue reading “The illogicality of sports fandom”

From feeling Elizondo to feeling in the Sewell

The roller coaster that is being a sports fan has been experienced in full effect by Green and Gold football fans the past few days. The latest peak and valley being the early morning news on February 1st of Jaime Elizondo getting hired as the new head coach followed shortly after midnight by longtime defensiveContinue reading “From feeling Elizondo to feeling in the Sewell”

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet”

Edmonton’s beloved Canadian Football League team is getting more news headlines in a summer without football than they would have received game coverage. The topic is their nickname. It’s been a topic of discussion for as long as I can remember which goes back to before the internet. With the internet making the world smallerContinue reading ““A rose by any other name would smell as sweet””