Ryan Thomason

Geek Dad Report: Football, Concussions, and a Fathers Fears

Geek Dad Report: Football, Concussions, and a Fathers Fears

I don’t think it’s anything new that I’m kinda the resident former Letterman’s Jacket wearing Jock here at WPR, I shall dispense with something that’s been rattling in my skull for a while.

 Alan Smithee

No Hungy: Nathan Sports Lock Laces – Review

No Hungy: Nathan Sports Lock Laces – Review

I won’t get long winded on this review, because let’s face it…it’s shoelaces.

 Ryan Thomason

Geek Dad Report: First Taste of Team Sports

Geek Dad Report: First Taste of Team Sports

My wife and I have ventured into new territory of raising our kids, Team Sports. Yes, the totally un-nerdy world sports, but it’s kids, so it’s acceptable. I’m not against sports in any way, shape, or form, Pro-Atheletics if you will. Yes, we will be attempting that blend of Nerd (Academics) and Jock (SPPPPPOOOOOORRTS) in […]

 Ryan Wilson

Curbstomping Cynicism: Golf

Curbstomping Cynicism: Golf

Oh, sports. Never has there been a subject that I’ve looked at with more disgust than the idea of athletes making millions in sponsorships just to bore me to death between commercials.

 Ryan Wilson

NHL 12 Adds Female Character Creation

It took a 14 year old girl to change the face of the NHL video games forever.

 Ryan Wilson

Gaming This Week: Week of 8/28/2011

Gaming This Week: Week of 8/28/2011

FERTBAWWWWL!

 Robert Chesley

Watch Every Sunday NFL Game on your PS3 (for a price).

According to DirecTv, you’ll be able to use your PS3 as an additional reciever BUT…

 Alan Smithee

R.I.P. Bubba “Hightower” Smith

R.I.P. Bubba “Hightower” Smith

The actor you might recall seeing as the iconic character Moses Hightower in six out of the seven Police Academy movies (all of them except the last) has passed away of natural causes at the age of 66.

 Robert Chesley

Website Review – Grantland

Website Review – Grantland

Grantland, the recently launched online project by ESPN superstar Bill Simmons, combines what is great about sports and culture in a very intelligent and thought provoking way.

 Robert Chesley

Geeks and Jocks have more in common than you may think

Geeks and Jocks have more in common than you may think

I’ve been a geek for most of my life, but I’ve been a sports fan for far longer. Many of the earliest memories I have come from watching superhero cartoons on TV as well as watching some of the most important NBA games in the history of the game. I love seeing what happens with […]

 

Boobs Will Get You Kicked from a Canucks Game

Boobs Will Get You Kicked from a Canucks Game

In the ever great country of Canada, there’s things we seem to enjoy…in no specific order: Tim Hortons, hockey, beer, and boobs.

 Robert Chesley

VIDEO: Football Announcer VS. World’s Hottest Chili Pepper

VIDEO: Football Announcer VS. World’s Hottest Chili Pepper

I’m often asked why I don’t like spicy foods. Well, as you’ll see in the following video, this is pretty much reasons 1 – 100.

 Robert Chesley

VIDEO: Jedi Badminton

Ever wanted to know what it would be like if Jedis played normal “Earth” sports?

 Robert Chesley

What I WPR’d #9

This edition I talk about sports (*gasp*), Duels of the Planeswalker expansions, and also two amazing comedians.

 Ryan Thomason

High School Wrestler Forfeits Because of a Vagina

High School Wrestler Forfeits Because of a Vagina

16-year-old Iowa wrestling star Joel Northrup forfeited a match at the state tournament today because he was paired with a girl, Cassy Herkelman.