A Very Jobu Thanksgiving!

Hello Readers, Sorry this is a little late in the day, but I’ve been traveling to the GF’s parents’ house for a little Thanksgiving feast. I’m assuming all of you are doing the same, so you won’t miss us too much. Between Thanksgiving Thursday, black Friday and a friend’s b-day on Saturday (Happy birthday, Dr….

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Weekly Shots of Rum: 11/14/11 – 11/20/11

Last week’s round of shots went down pretty smoothly, so Jobu is back with some more for you! We’re covering five different sports this week: boxing, basketball, baseball, football and even professional wrestling. We have controversial judge decisions, disbanding unions, disgruntled shortstops, lucky quarterbacks and the return of The Great One. Here’s some musings from…

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A Surprising Weekend

Jerry Ballgame gives us his thoughts on the happenings in Boston sports from this past weekend. I am choosing to believe that I wasn’t the only Boston area sports fan that was at least “mildly” blindsided (assuming that there are degrees of “blindsideness”) by two events in our world over this past weekend. The first…

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Eli Manning: Elite Enough for Me

Is Eli Manning an elite NFL QB? Jobu weighs in. I know this post is a little late, but this is something that has been simmering inside me since Sunday afternoon, and I started my own blog so that I could write about whatever I want, so I’ve decided to touch upon the whole “is…

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Lessons Rex Can Learn From Bill

Jerry Ballgame is back this week. He discusses Rex Ryan and Bill Belichick, and their different styles when it comes to dealing with the media. Anyone with a television set that has cable and a few sports channels knows for themselves that Rex Ryan and Bill Belichick are about as different in personalities as you…

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Let’s All Settle Down About Tim Tebow

Jobu weighs in on the man who has the lips of every news reporter in America puckered squarely on his cheeks… From the title of this piece, and the introduction, you can probably tell what the tone of the rest of this post is going to be. For those of you who didn’t watch football…

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The Andrew Luck Sweepstakes

Big League Clew introduces you to one of the top prospects coming into this year’s NFL draft, with a little help from Jobu. Alright football fans, we’re halfway through the college football season and entering the “2nd quarter” of the NFL season. I decided to take a different approach to discussing some college players that…

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Are You Ready for Some Censorship?

In Honor of Monday Night Football this week, Jobu weighs in on the Hank Williams, Jr. Controversy… get your popcorn ready for the 100th post in Jobu’s Rum history! As many of you know, last week, Hank Williams, Jr. was “fired” by ESPN following some perceived anti-Barack Obama comments he made in an interview on…

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Fantasy Football Preview: AFC West

With football looming (first game is thursday, all other teams start a week from today), I figured it was about time to crank out the rest of my fantasy football previews. Most of you have probably had your drafts already (unless you’re total slackers), but these previews can be useful all year long, so I’ll…

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