Archive for October, 2012

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Our New Home…

It is time to pack up the bags, kiss our families goodbye, and spread our wings in the web world. We are beginning the transition over to, which will be our new home for the future. We love everything the onmason website builder provided us, but its time to join the big bad sports […]

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Top 10 Players on The Hot Seat this NBA Season

10. Jeremy Lin, Houston Rockets: 14.6 PPG, 6.2 APG in 2011-12 (with Knicks) What better way to kick off this list then with Mr. Lin-sanity himself.  Last season Jeremy Lin made a name for himself by winning six straight games as a starter for the  struggling Knicks and brought major excitement to New York.  Lin […]

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

NBA Preview Spotlight: The Philadelphia 76ers

Two NBA preview posts in one afternoon? Must be a slow day for the FPB staff…time to fly to the city of Brotherly Love and look at what Philly brings to the table this year. Where They Stand Out with Iguadala, in with Bynum. Philly has their big man signed to a one-year deal. Will […]

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

NBA Preview Spotlight: The New York Knicks

Time to look at our next team to preview: The Knicks! Where They Stand The time for excuses are over in New York. With the arrival of the Nets in Brooklyn, the Knicks will have to fight to keep their fan-base and try to get Melo to the promised land. They lost one  media darling in Jeremy […]

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

New Helmets for Boise State

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Richard Sherman Trolls Tom Brady

Yahoo’s Doug Farrar wrote up a piece yesterday letting everybody know Tom Brady had some words with Seahawk’s cornerback Richard Sherman. After picking off Brady’s intended pass to Deion Branch in the 3rd quarter, Brady told Sherman to “see him after the game when they win.” Sherman clearly found Brady after the Seahawks won 24-23..

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

Surpassing Expectations

By Brian Skinnell In possibly the most emotional night in D.C. sports history, the Washington Nationals playoff run ended in a dramatic 9-7 collapse to the defending champion St. Louis Cardinals. The Nationals offense finally had the outburst that everyone was waiting for in the opening innings of the game. Following a Jayson Werth leadoff […]

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

The End of a Season, the Beginning of an Era

By Ben Simpson I’ve been staring at this screen for thirty minutes, writing and re-writing, typing and then erasing. I keep searching for an angle, some way to look at this loss differently. I check Facebook and all I see are angry and sad fans, even more on Twitter, summing up the season in 140 […]

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

fa·nat·ic [fuh-nat-ik] noun 1. a person with an extreme and uncritical enthusiasm or zeal

As I am writing this post I am standing in a cramped metro train waiting to depart towards the East Falls Church station on the orange line. It is 1:04 AM, the car is reeking of urine and sweaty men and I’m not sure whether I’m dreaming or not but, something doesn’t feel quite right. […]

Friday, October 12th, 2012

The New Sports Fan Rule Book: Live Sporting Events Edition

This is not a new concept, but I feel that I can give some tweaks to the sports fan rule book. There are just certain unspoken things you can or cannot do when you choose to get involved in enjoying sports. This list will help those who don’t quite “get it” or are just dipping your […]