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Note to Self – Why your team won’t win the Super Bowl 2013

The 2013 - 2014 NFL season starts tonight as the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens take on the Denver Broncos. Already, the talking heads and the so-called pundits on ESPN and your local sports stations have weighed in on which teams will be hot this year.

Note to Self – Why your team won’t win the Super Bowl 2012

[singlepic=183,75,100] The NFL season is officially under way, which means it's time for former HoboTrashcan writer Brian Murphy to triumphantly return to the site for his ninth-annual "Why your team won't win the Super Bowl" column. Go place your money in Vegas now. We guarantee 31 of

Note to Self – Why your team won’t win the Super Bowl 2011

Brian Murphy Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for the eighth-annual “Why your team won’t win the Super Bowl” column. So head to Las Vegas and put money on it – this is why your favorite football franchise won’t get it done this year. Arizona Cardinals – For

Note to Self – Why your team won’t win the Super Bowl 2010

Brian Murphy [Editor’s Note: To celebrate HoboTrashcan’s five-year anniversary, we are bringing back five defunct site features for one week only. Check back every day this week to be overwhelmed with nostalgia.] Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for the seventh-annual “Why your team won’t win the Super

Note to Self – A sporting chance

Brian Murphy [Editor’s Note – Aaron R. Davis is playing with a basket full of adorable kittens, so please enjoy this special guest column from former HoboTrashcan writer Brian Murphy.] The Olympics were great for the sport of hockey. Canada and Team USA put on an instant

Note to Self – Why your team won’t win the Super Bowl 2009

Brian Murphy Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for the six-annual “Why your team won’t win the Super Bowl” column. So head to Las Vegas and put money on it – this is why your favorite football franchise won’t get it done one this year. Arizona Cardinals –

Note to self – F#$%ing Favre

Brian Murphy Brett Favre can blow me. Seriously, I haven’t hated an old person this much since the last time Madonna opened her mouth. Even though it’s been half a decade since Favre was actually a respectable quarterback, he’s back in the news now because – surprise,

Note to self – Vick lands in Philly

Brian Murphy Honestly, when you really think about it, it had to be the Philadelphia Eagles who ended up signing controversial superstar Michael Vick, right? I mean, they’re a team that typically wins more games than they lose, so Phily’s front office is hoping that a strong

Note to self – Running the option with Vick

Brian Murphy Michael Vick was found guilty, served his sentence and should now be free to resume his career as a professional football player … as long as it’s not with my team. As funny as it sounds, that’s honestly how I feel these days. If Roger

Note to Self – Scanning the headlines

Brian Murphy Typically this is the most boring part of the sports world’s calendar year. There’s no football to speak of, hockey and basketball are also in offseason mode and baseball still has another month or so before the games really matter. And yet, the sports pages