Humor, NFL Football

Longing for Fall (and football season) to return.

It’s that time of the year again when we lose an hour of sleep, the weather begins warming to a sweltering, oppressive heat, the mosquiotes and flies begin swarming, and baseball returns like a bad penny.

imageI regard baseball as a signpost of what’s to come and it accurately encapsulates all that I dislike about this time of the year.

Its advent makes me immediately long for the return of a chill in the air, the changing of the color of the leaves, Thanksgiving, getting that hour of sleep back, and the return of football season.

Some may say I am merely taking my dislike of summer (and flies, and mosquitoes, and heat, and loss of sleep) out on poor baseball, but that’s not the case. Even if baseball wasn’t a herald for summer, it would still be a slow and painfully boring sport.

So, to truly capture my great dislike for this sport, I will post one baseball meme a week for the next several weeks expressing just how I feel about this so called American pastime.

Even if you like baseball and are mad at me for daring to suggest it is boring (the emperor has no clothes), I trust you’ll find humor in at least one of the coming memes.

See you next Wednesday.

NFL Football

NFL fans by county.

Facebook–always good at gathering personal information–has released a map of the United States revealing the highest concentration of fans of NFL team per county.

Click on map to enlarge.

Interestingly, according to Facebook, the New York Jets do not hold a majority of fans in any county anywhere in the entire United States.