If you’re not a superstitious person, or you don’t believe in the basketball gods, this here’s a good argument for conversion.
The Cleveland Browns have been rock-solid at holding onto the ball lately, and CBS decided to call attention to the fact that they'd gone 99 straight red-zone drives without a giveaway. That's the longest active streak in the NFL, or at least it would be if they hadn't immediately turned the ball over on that very…
Awful Announcing dug up this Los Angeles Times article from July 9, 1960, proving the dumb debate has been going on at least that long. Let the Dean take you to school:
KDFW, the FOX affiliate in Dallas, sent out this text alert
sometime after Josh Hamilton's 10th inning home run in the middle of the 9th—one of the multiple stretches it seemed like the Rangers had the game in hand. But there are no such things as jinxes; only depleted bullpens, questionable intentional walks, and…
"The Dream Team." The Dream Team?! Not even a week into an abbreviated camp. With your best receiver holding out. Yep.
New Orleans has scheduled a parade for next Tuesday, "win or lose." The football gods don't like hubris, and they especially don't like fêting losers. So it's a jinx-jinx situation either way. [Indy Star]
Jets fans will surely sleep soundly knowing that their Super Bowl gear is bought and paid for before the AFC Championship game even begins. (They even changed their URL to include "champions.") Nothing can possiblie go wrong now! [JetsShop]