Please Start Giving Black Sports Fans More Credit

Photos of Chicago Blackhawks Patrick Kane and Adam Burish on Halloween surfaced on the web this week. Kane portraying Scottie Pippen and Burish as Dennis Rodman:

Chicago Blackhawks In Blackface For Halloween Patrick Kane Adam Burish

(Burish on left)

Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo Sports blogs today about the response from the CHICAGO TRIBUNE, which he writes, “has decided to turn this manufactured controversy into a cottage industry of content. Along with Wilkins’s piece, the Blackhawks photo has been blogged about in at least three other places on the publication’s Web site.Read more…

Wichita Now Known For More Than Just Pizza Hut

The week before Halloween at a bar in Los Angeles, an alumnus of KU told me about an awesome Halloween pic going around of a baby who looked like Mark Mangino. He then emailed me the pic the next day. On Halloween, I posted the shot on SbB:

Mangino Baby Halloween Costume

DEADSPIN also posted the pic, and whaddya know, the little fatty ended up on ESPN-TV shortly thereafter.

And now, the WICHITA EAGLE is reporting the identity of the “celebrity” baby. (Gah, things must be getting slow since Pizza Hut and Boeing pulled up stakes.)

My Erin Andrews Sandwich Dream Now Possible

Sports Halloween costumes are hard to do (unless you’re Baby Mangino). Going as your favorite player just entails wearing a uniform, which thousands of people do every day at games. Sure, you could throw on a Mike Vick uniform and carry around a stuffed dog, or a Jay Cutler uniform and go into diabetic shock every few minutes, but there’s not much creativity involved. Obviously the best thing to do is combine sports with slutty [noun], the choice costume of college girls worldwide. But how to do it?

Fake Erin Andrews

Courtesy of our friends at DEADSPIN comes the Erin Andrews Halloween costume, which, if anything, proves that pretty blonde UF coeds are a dime a dozen. Honestly, I’ll take the Indian American Gladiator. Read more…