Life in the Sudan

So, heard from my friend Ryan Bostick today, who is living life down in the Sudan. I believe when he left he told his mom something like, "Don't worry, where I'm going they already had the genocide, so it'll be safe." Anyway, here's a piece from his latest dispatch: You decide whether you feel silly about wondering if the homeless guy on …

Banning MySpace

Saw this over at TechCrunch and I can't believe this is legal: US House: Schools must block MySpace, many other sites US House Resolution 5319, the Deleting Online Predators Act (DOPA), was passed by a 410 to 15 vote tonight. If the Resolution becomes law social networking sites and chat rooms must be blocked by schools and libraries or those insti…

Bill Simmons on the EPL

I'm just diverting traffic today to a week-old article I just found for some reason. Bill Simmons dumbs down the English Premier League so that any American can understand it. And he also does it for a valid reason - American sports are becoming more about the arena and the show, and less about the fans and the game. So Simmons is giving the EPL a…

Mark Cuban on How to Start a Minor League Basketball League

Lots of good ideas in this post from Cuban. He's right about one thing overall. Somehow colleges became a minor league for the NBA, and that's not what is supposed to be about. Let the aspiring pro's play in a professional system and let the kids who want college degrees play in a university environment. Anyway, check out his thoughts over Blo…