Episode 16: All Sports Are Game Of Thrones

If every media outlet in the world is going to be doing Game of Thrones related content, then we sure as hell aren’t going to miss out on this opportunity. Episode 16 is about the current going-ons in the MLB, the NBA, the PGA Tour, and the NCAA. But also it’s about Game of Thrones […]

Episode 15: Wrestlemania

This week we’ve got a special Wrestlemania edition of All Sports Are Bad. Reuben Poling joins us to talk everything about World Wrestling Entertainment from Saudi Arabia, to rampant bigotry, to the lack of employee healthcare, to undead zombie warlocks, to NXT, to the Montreal Screwjob itself, and much much more. This one was a […]

Episode 14: Baseball Preview

It’s our baseball preview episode! This week we went through each division and made our personal picks and standouts. We went over Ichiro Suzuki’s retirement and Pete Rose’s weird attitude towards him in general. We also covered March Madness and more specifically Tom Izzo’s recent antics. And Patrick finally got to rant at length about […]

Episode 13: All Sports Are Good

Whether or not people want to admit it, the world of sports is chalk full of coded racism. While most leagues and the media outlets that cover them aren’t as overt with their bigotry as they once were, they’ve adapted by using dog whistles instead. This episode covers this topic heavily. We also get into […]

Episode 12: Ancient Aliens

Fair warning, this isn’t actually a podcast about Ancient Aliens. You’ll figure that out quickly. This week our main topic revolves around the NFL, specifically the double standard that exists between expectations the owners have for themselves and the expectations players must meet in order to exist in the league. Spoiler alert: It’s not fair […]

Episode 11: The Redemption Narrative

This episode contains discussions of topics such as sexual assault, domestic abuse, and violence. In this episode we take a look at the redemption narrative. Jake and Patrick analyze why we as a sports-viewing public love a comeback, but that it’s currently being applied to athletes who are genuinely terrible people as a means to […]