Monthly Archives: February 2013

A Week in Links: February 24

It’s Oscar Sunday.


All the NFL Combine Needs Is More Watchability

It’s time for the NFL Combine yet again. The glorious weekend where mostly developed, marginally educated football players descend upon Indianapolis, Indiana and do random drills in Under Armour spandex all day for sulking old men.

Predicting Every Oscar Category Correctly, Dammit

The Oscars are on Sunday night and the most important part of them is not the fashion or the prestige of the Award. It is, of course, trying to predict the winners in each category no matter how obscure.

This One Was For Jerry: Lakers Beat Celtics

The suite of Dr. Jerry Buss was empty tonight – empty for the first time since he bought the Lakers in 1979 – with a single light illuminating the chair in which he always sat.

Danica Patrick Just Wants to go Fast

Danica Patrick winning the pole for the Daytona 500 is noteworthy, but a win would be historic.

A Week in Links: February 17

Every Sunday, I plan to post a few links to pieces I’ve read, videos I’ve seen, songs I’ve heard, etc. Here they are for Feb. 17.

SNL Recap: Christoph Waltz and Alabama Shakes

How do you top Bieber? With an Oscar winner and a Grammy nominated band.

Kevin Hart’s Moment at the 2013 NBA Celebrity All-Star Game

Bill Murray has the Pebble Beach Pro-Am; Kevin Hart has the NBA Celebrity All-Star Game. The 5’2” Hart has made this event into his own showcase. He accosts refs, has won the game’s MVP Award back-to-back, has yelled at Dikembe Mutombo and defeated Usain Bolt in a foot race.

Spider 2Y Banana: Gruden’s QB Camp is Back

Starting on April 4th, ESPN will air the fourth season of “Gruden’s QB Camp,” where the Super Bowl winning coach/Monday Night Football analyst invites departing college quarterbacks down to his office in Florida and “prepares” them for the NFL.

The Southlands Joins the Internets

I’m Jonathan Biles. I love sports. Sportsy, sports, sports. I watch many things other than sports. This is a site where I will talk about sports and those aforementioned other things. My objective for this site is to write and write a lot, provide some commentary or analysis that maybe you didn’t know you needed.