Photo courtesy of zimbio.com. Billy Cundiff (pictured above) is now the most hated man in Baltimore sadly.
By Josh Kramer
Championship Game Scapegoats
How would you have liked being Billy Cundiff or Kyle Williams on Sunday? New members have joined the exclusive club that features the likes of Bill Buckner, Dan Goodale, and Steve Bartman. Okay maybe not Steve Bartman. And maybe not even Bill Buckner for that matter. But Billy Cundiff and Kyle Williams joined an exclusive club of “Choke Artists” on Sunday. Now I am a person who firmly believes that all teams win as a team, and lose as a team. It is never just one specific individuals fault. But the common fan and the media love to portray losses squarely on the shoulders of a specific individual. It is just the way our culture operates, especially in regards to sports. The blame game simplifies things. It keeps complex situations black and white. This is the beauty of scapegoating. Continue reading
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Jerry Sloan, the longest tenured coach in any of America's 4 major sports resigned today. Did anybody see this coming?
As the saying goes, in life, there are only two real certainties. Death and taxes. And in my lifetime, there has been one other certainty. Jerry Sloan as the Head Coach of the Utah Jazz. The guy has been patrolling the sidelines since 1988 (23 years). He has accomplished many amazing feats during his tenure in Salt Lake. Continue reading