Thursday, January 25, 2007

Un-Athlete of the Week (tie): Chicago Bears Fans & The Hooded Sweatshirt

After some competitive voting, here are this week's honorees for Un-Athletes of the Week

1) The Chicago Bears: Keith Olbermann and Deadspin pointed out this sign that some jackass brought to Soldier Field last Sunday. That sign deserves hardly any comment, but needless to say, I will be rooting hard for the Colts in a week and a half.

1) The Hooded Sweatshirt: First, way to stay classy with Eric Mangini; and second, way to preserve that classy reputation with Peyton Manning. In a few weeks, the Hooded Sweatshirt has gone from a much revered football genius to an unapologetic curmudgeon. For more on the Hooded Sweatshirt, and the travails of Committee favorite Brian Kane coaching girls basketball, click here.

Finally, a word on former Athlete of the Week Agent Zero. Despite Izzy's protestations, Agent Zero is fricking awesome; I love that guy. Read the section of his Wikipedia entry on "Gilbertology", if you don't like him after that; well, you might not be a dude after all.

3 comments:

Head Dude said...

Alright, with that colon cleanser anecdote, I guess it's hard not to be won over.

The Franchise said...

This probably comes as no surprise, but I love Gilbert Arenas! He's living proof that you can be a head case without throwing your teammates and/or coaches under the bus all the time.

Anonymous said...

Great link to Agent Zero. You know, it's one thing for a guy to do crazy things. It's another thing to get to hear him explain WHY he does crazy things or try to justify that behavior.

Terrific.

--BK