Tom Barrabi is a writer and editor based in New York. Since graduating from Fairfield University in 2011, he has written for GuySpeed, Men's Fitness, and Handlebar Magazine. Follow him on Twitter.
8 Not-So-Great Reasons to Remember the Replacement Refs
This weekend, finally, the real refs will be back on the sidelines, saving us from any further on-field debacles like the ending to last Monday Night's Packers-Seahawks game. For all the phantom pass-interference calls and overlong instant-replay reviews, certain moments are sure to stick out when, …
NFL Week 4 Fantasy Football Preview
The beauty of fantasy football is that owners can ignore such petty issues as referee-union disputes and terrible replacement-official calls.
Grade School Football Team Has 6-foot-7, 225 Pound Kid on Roster
Think back to your days on the 8th grade football team. If you’re like us, you sat on the bench daydreaming about girls while the man-child that could already grow a beard ran sideline to sideline and crushed anyone in his path.
A Deal May Be Close…but in the Meantime – The 5 Worst Officiating Mistakes of the 2012 NFL…
The latest rumor is that the NFL and replacement refs are close to a deal. As you know, the NFL has been to use high school referees as replacements while it negotiates with the actual referees' union, which has led to the occasional minor controversy. And while Monday's night's disastrous ending to…
The 5 Most Questionable Calls in NFL History
By now, even non-football fans have heard about the officiating debacle in last night's showdown between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks (just check your Facebook feed). Facing a 12-7 deficit with just seconds left to play, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson rolled out of the pocket and …
The 5 Wildest Press Conference Meltdowns in Sports
What do you get when you combine highly competitive sports figures and post-game press conferences? Pure viewing magic.
NFL Week 3 Fantasy Football Preview
Okay, so you've weathered the first two weeks of the 2012 fantasy football season and dropped that rookie running back that you knew you shouldn't have drafted. Now that early hiccups are out of the way, take your team to the next level by checking out some story lines and players to watch…
10 Athletes That Have Better Facial Hair Than You
For the professional athlete, there isn’t a single tool in the arsenal as useful as high-quality facial hair.
The 5 Biggest September Collapses in Baseball History
On July 18 the New York Yankees held a comfortable lead in the A.L. East and seemed destined for a deep playoff run. Since then, the Bombers have somehow managed to blow a 10-game advantage over the Orioles, leading to a scramble for first place and an extremely rattled New York fan base. Still, thi…
Andy Murray Ends Great Britain’s Drought, Defeats Novak Djokovic to Win US Open
At long last, Great Britain’s Grand Slam drought has come to an end.