Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from KC SportsNation And for those who want a still shot: "Oh, the silent majesty of a winter's morn... the clean, cool chill of the holiday air... an asshole in his bathrobe, emptying a chemical toilet into my sewer..."        

Tecmo Super Bowl, the greatest video game EVER, turns 20

Lets honor Tecmo Super Bowl, which turned 20 last week. Courtesy of Deadspin:  LINK Tecmo Bowl’s Still Running After Touching Down At 20 Chet Holzbauer can't remember any other gift from that mad Christmas Day scramble 20 years ago. As far as he knows, the cacophony of torn paper came to a stop, like the needle coming off a record, when he and his brother unwrapped Tecmo Super Bowl. "As soon as we got it out from under the tree," says Holzbauer, now a 32-year-old attorney in Madison, Wisc., and the organizer of the world's largest Tecmo Bowl tournament, "we played it the entire day. My mother, I can still hear her saying, 'Gary [their father] the boys aren't doing anything except playing this stupid video game.'" Twenty years later, sports video gamers can't stop playing this stupid video game, the one borne of endzone-to-endzone on-the-fly touchdown passes from "QB Browns," Christian Okoye stunning and flinging off defenders like kernels of popcorn, of course, the [Read more...]