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LAP’s 2016 Super Bowl Thoughts and Predictions

January 25, 2016 // 16 Comments

It’s that time of year again.  The time when we go semi-cray-cray and start figuring out creative ways to avoid our day jobs before and after the Super Bowl.  The off days before are to prepare awesome barbecue food and drink.  The days after are to sleep, vomit and medicate ourselves past the annual epic hangover we should have earned on [Click For More]

Peyton Manning Needs Me

December 22, 2014 // 30 Comments

When I started dating my wife years ago, I explained to her that I wasn’t one of those guys who watches ESPN eight hours a day like a bunch of her friends’ significant others.   I really don’t give a rat’s ass about baseball, hockey, or college sports.  So she never has to worry about not being able to watch The Good Wife or some other [Click For More]

A Recap of The 2014 ESPY Awards In Case You Missed It

July 18, 2014 // 5 Comments

The 2014 ESPYS! Parts of this will be difficult to make fun of since the whole premise behind this awards show is not only a self congratulatory love fest for ESPN, but it’s also about raising money for cancer research. So, if you don’t know the story about Coach Jim Valvano, go Google him and check out his speech from the first ESPY awards in [Click For More]

The World Cup: Origins

June 30, 2014 // 6 Comments

So, what is that thing that happens on TV every four years that no one cares about when it isn’t on? No! Not the Olympics! Yes! The World Cup! In this, the first in a series of features in which I feature a series of how certain things came to be and/or live and exist (i.e., their origins), I shall take a look at the origins of… the [Click For More]

Five Winter Olympic Events That Got Cut At Sochi

February 11, 2014 // 70 Comments

Whether your favorite Winter Olympic event is the Luge… Figure Skating… or that one event with the skis and the guns that no one knows the name of… …at every Olympics there are a few events that don’t quite fit into the gaming spirit. Long Awkward Pause was able to obtain a list of this year’s cuts that were [Click For More]

Super Bowl Prop Bets For 2014

February 2, 2014 // 48 Comments

What is a prop bet you ask? Well, since you read the question above that asked you to ask me…I will tell you. A prop bet is a series of wages that take on other aspects of the game besides who wins and by how much. They can involve anything from the color of Gatorade dumped on the coach to the number of times a Budweiser commercial is shown. [Click For More]