My Documentary Now Available On Vimeo

My documentary Don’t Think You’d Understand: The Billy Ray Jeter Story is now available for free on Vimeo. You can watch the short-film which had it’s world premiere at the Texas Theatre (the place where Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested) last month. This film is about my indoor soccer team and was intended solely for theContinue reading “My Documentary Now Available On Vimeo”

UT’s Paul Boyette Jr. On Being Married, His Athletic Family, And His Nursing Home Ambitions

University of Texas Defensive Tackle Paul Boyette Jr. seems to always be surrounded by great athletes. And that’s just at home. Boyette, a senior from Humble, TX, is married to WNBA player Imani Boyette of the Chicago Sky, who is the daughter of Olympic Gold Medalist Pam McGee and the brother of NBA player JavaleContinue reading “UT’s Paul Boyette Jr. On Being Married, His Athletic Family, And His Nursing Home Ambitions”

Will Leitch On His Career, Founding Deadspin, And Whether He Still Reads The Comments

Will Leitch is best known as the founder of Deadspin, the incredibly influential Gawker sports blog started in 2005. He left Deadspin in 2008 for New York Magazine where he is now a contributing editor. He’s also a senior writer for Sports On Earth, and has contributed to The New York Times, Esquire, The Atlantic, GQ, Bloomberg Businessweek, FastContinue reading “Will Leitch On His Career, Founding Deadspin, And Whether He Still Reads The Comments”

Will Leitch Talks With Us About Keeping Everything In Perspective

For Part 2 of our Q & A with writer Will Leitch, we got a bit more philosophical. Leitch and I discussed how to get ahead in an industry saturated with writers, but we also discussed the state of modern discourse. Leitch is known as a fairly centrist figure in a world that is veryContinue reading “Will Leitch Talks With Us About Keeping Everything In Perspective”

Spencer Hall, Founder Of Every Day Should Be Saturday And Editorial Director Of SB Nation

Spencer Hall is a successful blogger and one of the most fascinating people to follow on Twitter (@edsbs) because of his irreverent takes and comedic observations about life and his favorite sport: college football. For almost a decade he has been running Every Day Should be Saturday, a college football blog he started with aContinue reading “Spencer Hall, Founder Of Every Day Should Be Saturday And Editorial Director Of SB Nation”

Loving Your Neighbor Until the End

Let us now praise famous men The sports world lost two great men when baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn died after a battle with salivary gland cancer and ESPN reporter Richard Durrett suddenly died in his home of a brain aneurysm. Gwynn was 54 and Durrett was 38. Two men, gone entirely too soon.Continue reading “Loving Your Neighbor Until the End”

An Explanation

I’m fighting the urge that says that you don’t care why I haven’t blogged in a little while. If you are reading this, you clearly care at least a little bit. I had a cyst in my wrist that was bothering me quite a bit for about 6 months and it was finally surgically removedContinue reading “An Explanation”

The Dallas Cowboys are Adam Sandler

The Dallas Cowboys and Adam Sandler have a lot in common. I realized that last night after watching the Cowboys blow another season and then changing the channel to end up on “Grown Ups”. The similarities between the two are astounding. Both had their heyday in the 1990’s. The Cowboys won three Super Bowls, SandlerContinue reading “The Dallas Cowboys are Adam Sandler”

Sports Seasons: The Long and Short of It

Major sports seasons are all unique in their own ways. They are all designed to get maximum entertainment and maximum dollars out of fans. Some are too long, some are too short, and some are perfect. I will attempt to pass judgement on the major sports. I’m not breaking new ground with any of theseContinue reading “Sports Seasons: The Long and Short of It”