Haughty Dipshit Gregg Easterbrook Makes Terrible Book Recommendations

For today's Buffalo News, columnist Greg Connors did a neat thing, asking a bunch of sports media people—some local, some national—to name their favorite sports books. They listed some really good titles, and it's fun to see what writers like Bryan Curtis, Will Leitch, and Josh Levin came up with. You should go check… » 8/26/14 11:39am 8/26/14 11:39am

Why Grown Men Walk Around Wearing Football Jerseys

Drew Magary's Thursday Afternoon NFL Dick Joke Jamboroo runs every Thursday during the NFL season, except when the NFL decides to open the season on a Wednesday. » 9/05/12 3:20pm 9/05/12 3:20pm

Haughty Dipshit Gregg Easterbrook Makes Us Ask: What Is A Glory Boy?

If you've hung out around this site in the past, you know that we consider ESPN fartsniffer Gregg Easterbrook to be a haughty dipshit. When Easterbrook isn't spending inches of column space attacking the plot holes in an episode of Human Target (He does just that this week, which is timely!), he's indulging in his… » 5/02/12 9:55am 5/02/12 9:55am

Gregg Easterbrook Has Dubbed The Bounty Scandal "Sinnersgate," Because…

Now that Terra Nova has been canceled, noted Brookings Institutionarian and surveyor of the cosmos Gregg Easterbrook was finally free today to chime in on the NFL bounty scandal. And oh, dear readers. Oh, the man never fails to disappoint. Right off the bat, this is what you get ... » 3/06/12 5:34pm 3/06/12 5:34pm

Gregggggg Easterbrook Is 5,000 Years Old

The coming return of the NFL means it's time for yet another season of ESPN columnist and Christian Mr. Spock Greggggg Easterbrook writing 50,000 words about how smart he is and how stupid and ungrateful the rest of the world is. And, as a bonus this season, Easterbrook is now really old and out of it! » 8/16/11 4:25pm 8/16/11 4:25pm

Gregg Easterbrook Puts The Final, Retarded Exclamation Point On Obama's…

You only need to see the headline and the byline to know what you're in for with yesterday's breathtakingly pointless Easterbrook essay about President Obama filling out a March Madness bracket. Yes, some people are still actually debating this. BLACKIEHUSSEINBRACKETGATE! Let's dive in, shall we? » 3/30/11 11:30am 3/30/11 11:30am

Gregg Easterbrook Is Still A Putz

Here are four sentences from last week's Tuesday Morning Quarterback column (or as I like to call it, יום שלישי הקוורטרבק בוקר). They are remarkable in that they pile stupidly on top of one another like a litter of puppies. » 12/20/10 8:00pm 12/20/10 8:00pm

Gregg Easterbrook Is Such A Putz

"Why do small-school and low-drafted NFL receivers excel where glory boys falter?" asks Gregg Easterbrook, who as far as I'm concerned is Colin Cowherd with a thesaurus and whose answer to his own question is as inevitable as it is dumb. » 11/24/10 6:00pm 11/24/10 6:00pm

Weekend Winner: The New Human Cockfighting

DeSean Jackson has memory loss. Dunta Robinson sustained a head injury of his own. Zack Follett got carted off the field and was in bad enough shape that the fact that he could feel his extremities counted as great news. » 10/18/10 2:00pm 10/18/10 2:00pm

Angry Readers Defend Brett Favre — Now With Audio! (NSFW)

We enter Day 7 of Favre-Sterger overload and even though the media crush has died down somewhat, the Favre supporters are still out in full force. Including that gentleman who left that lovely message at Gawker's office. (NSFW for "CALLTHEFUCKINGCOPS") » 10/14/10 4:35pm 10/14/10 4:35pm

Gregg Easterbrook Is As Smart About Head Injuries In Football As He Is…

Look, I know we all pretend not to notice Gregg Easterbrook still making an ass of himself over on ESPN.com, but when the guy carries on as if he loves football head injuries almost as much as he hates the Jews, well... » 9/30/10 10:00am 9/30/10 10:00am

Media Approval Ratings: Gregg Easterbrook

When Gregg Easterbrook's old "Tuesday Morning Quarterback" initially appeared on ESPN Slate, way way way way back in the day, it seemed like a revelation, and we say that not only because of his consistently amusing (and depressing) "Arizona (CAUTION: MAY CONTAIN FOOTBALL-LIKE SUBSTANCE) Cardinals" crack. » 6/12/08 1:05pm 6/12/08 1:05pm

The True Essence Of Every TMQ Column

This was so inevitable that we can't believe it took them so long: The gang at Kissing Suzy Kolber have finally gotten around to mocking Gregg Easterbrook. Some comedic highlights: » 12/11/06 2:45pm 12/11/06 2:45pm

Gregg Easterbrook Ready To Haunt Page 2 Again

It has been two-and-a-half years since famed New Republic writer Gregg Easterbook and his "Tuesday Morning Quarterback" column were fired from ESPN for supposedly anti-Semitic sentiments in a piece he wrote for TNR. (Yeah, remember, he didn't actually write it for ESPN.) Though we always thought that while… » 4/24/06 5:15pm 4/24/06 5:15pm