Category Hidden Gems

Obscure Sports Stars: The Lassie of Quivering Grove

Every so often Exquisite Sports Talk will tell you about an Obscure Sports Star. Whether wildly unknown due to the sport involved, the position he plays, or someone coming out of nowhere in sport that is already “mainstream”, Exquisite Sports Talk has you covered. Let’s talk about Kaninhop.  Most everyone has at some point seen […]

Hipster Netflix Gems: The Piano

  Every once in a while we’ll come to you with a movie that you’ve probably never heard of, but you should watch it anyways because we say so. Perhaps I am a sucker for the use of classical music in movies, particularly ones of passion and violence.  After all,  A Clockwork Orange and the Star Wars prequels […]

Sports as Governments

We finally ended our government shutdown, during which Congressional approval rating polls have gone to as low as 5%.  Presidential approval ratings are at the lowest since the start of his 2nd term, Obamacare’s website is atrocious, and Americans are focusing on the important things:  football, baseball playoffs, and the upcoming basketball season!  So for […]

Obscure Sports Stars: Jason Grilli

Every so often Exquisite Sports Talk will tell you about an Obscure Sports Star. Whether wildly unknown due to the sport involved, the position he plays, or someone coming out of nowhere in sport that is already “mainstream”, Exquisite Sports Talk has you covered. If you are a regular follower of baseball, you no doubt […]

Obscure Sports Stars: Derrick Coleman

Every so often Exquisite Sports Talk will tell you about an Obscure Sports Star. Whether wildly unknown due to the sport involved, or someone coming out of nowhere in sport that is already “mainstream”, Exquisite Sports Talk has you covered. The fullback position isn’t one highly focused on in today’s NFL, as most of the […]

Rhett’s Rant of the Week #5: Miley, Keep on Twerkin’

If for some reason you are reading this and didn’t know, the internet exploded last week after Miley Cyrus “twerked” in her performance, which you can watch below. Unfortunately two drafts of this previously got deleted by my computer, but the points remain regardless! I saw nothing of this live (I didn’t even realize people […]

Darrick’s Rant of the Week #5: Allen Iverson & Tracy McGrady Retired

This won’t be one of my anger-laced tirades. Instead, this will be one of my rants that I use to pay homage – in this case, to Allen Iverson and Tracy McGrady. These two individuals were two of the best players of the NBA’s late 90’s and 00’s era Allen Iverson Iverson was one of […]

Darrick’s Rant of the Week #4: Oh Braun, Now You Want to Apologize?

(I know this rant is late, but being in Las Vegas over the weekend tends to make you miss a few deadlines!) Too little, too late Braun After nearly two years of Ryan Braun endlessly denying any connections to performance enhancing drugs, Braun officially apologized for the use of some “banned substances.” He also apologized […]

Rhett’s Rant of the Week #4: Long Live the Kings

Feel free to watch this video, or have it going as you read the rest of the article: Last week news was brought out that the potential owner of the Seattle Supersonics, Chris Hansen donated $100,000 towards a political action committee trying to halt the Kings new arena being built in downtown Sacramento. While if […]

Darrick’s Rant of the Week #3 – The San Diego Chargers Wide Receivers

It’s been amazing that this website has been live for almost two full months and this is the FIRST San Diego Chargers article I’m doing. If there’s one team I love in sports that causes me the most headaches, it’s unanimously the San Diego Chargers. There’s no other team that has caused me more heartache […]