Category Archives: Back Page Sports

A cynical, yet comedic look at the world of competitive sports and jockism.

Final Thoughts on Flower Mound High School’s “White Power” Incident

Dale Hansen is a sportscaster for local WFAA News, Dallas-Fort Worth’s ABC affiliate. I have watched this man give me the latest in scores, highlights, and critique when it came to local and national sports for as long as I … Continue reading

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Return to Flower Mound

Last week, a varisty basketball game at Flower Mound high school incited controversy and fervor, as students cheering for the Jaguars let the Plano East varsity basketball team know, apparently, what they thought of their rivals: In the week since … Continue reading

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An Evening with the Flower Mound Jaguars Basketball Team

This hits close to home. I mean, seriously, like eight miles down the road. Despite Texas being a bastion of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, James Naismith’s game also enjoys riveting popularity. Last Friday night, during a basketball game between the Flower Mound … Continue reading

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Sunday, January 19th, 2014

On January 1st, Colorado officially legalized the recreational use of marijuana. According to many, dispensaries generated over five million dollars in sales during the first week. Washington will be officially following suit later this year. Why is all of this … Continue reading

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Predicting the NFL Playoff Picture (Part 1 of 2)

Before we were forced to shut down The Zephyr Lounge due to the crisis over Snickers With Almond, Father Philip, Vinny, Fletcher, and myself were predicting the winners and losers of NCAA and NFL football games. Unfortunately, we have missed most of … Continue reading

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Update, Sports Recap, and Picks For Upcoming Games

Business has been kind of slow at The Zephyr Lounge lately, and part of the reason for that has to do with little bits of Zephyr Lounge goodness being started and then canned. Apparently, the recipes for social media deliciousness … Continue reading

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Weekend Football Picks: September 19-23, 2013

So, after a conference with my buddies Fletcher, Vinny, and Father Philip (who may or may not exist…), we’ve decided that starting this week, the four of us will be picking winners and losers in college football and in the … Continue reading

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The NFL’s New Pro Bowl Format: A Vain Attempt to Avoid Confusion

As the title implies, the NFL has decided to make some changes to how the annual Pro Bowl is conducted… effective this season. I’m not sure I’m going to be a fan of it, honestly. It all started innocently enough. … Continue reading

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A Letter to Vince McMahon: Please Buy the NBA!

Dear Mr. McMahon, Let me first start out by saying that, despite some initial conflict with how you operate World Wrestling Entertainment now, I can say without a shadow of a doubt, that I am a fan of yours and … Continue reading

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Quick Fix: Tebow to New England!

Note: I know I’ve been slacking in getting these columns up, but there have been other writing ventures and work going on in my life, so I apologize profusely for slacking on The Zephyr Lounge. I can’t guarantee I can … Continue reading

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