Tommy Craggs

Whitson has at least one very funny story.

Some of these things are lies.

Honest to god, and I say this knowing full well that you're not going to believe a word of it, what got our antennae twitching in the first place was the dude's bloviating about his high school football career (with a weird emphasis on having to play both ways, as if that were an anomaly). Here's the gchat that Read more

Barry can't drink for shit. I've never met a human who hangs over as easily as he does. We have some version of this conversation two-three times a month: Read more

Email me anyway:

I'm not sure where you got the idea that Barry was passing any kind of judgment on Schefter, beyond that lightly raised eyebrow at that Titans/Eagles bit. Also: This is not how all reporting works. This is how NFL reporting works.

I remember it well, and I also remember wondering why people weren't making any fuss over it. The context here is that Beane is in the middle of swinging a deal that'll net him the immortal Ricardo Rincon. I'd make a distinction between the Schefter stuff described above and what Beane and Gammons are up to here. In

Not Twitter, but in the spirit of the proceedings: Joe Posnanski unfriended me on Facebook a few years back. Not sure when, but I'm guessing it happened shortly after we'd started cuffing him around over the Paterno book. We're not close or anything, and I don't blame him at all for wanting nothing to do with Read more

That's a fair criticism; I don't agree, and part of the point of our exercise here was to demonstrate that a line of thinking that assumes there's an acceptable degree of domestic abuse is functionally no different from saying that there is a point at which the woman deserves to get hit, but I won't deny that the Read more

Except that our answer here is yes.