Amare Stoudemire throws his support behind Man United. Single tear. (Via GFOP @Donald_K3)
Spurwolves? Or Wolvespurs? EPL continues to fill the void left by the NBA lockout. Thanks to GFOP David Sachs @dgsachs for the artwork.
(One of the hundreds of brilliant emails sent to us by GFOP).
I have come very slowly to the EPL, enjoying more your pod than watching any of the teams or matches. I have always thought of Manchester United or Liverpool when thinking of the EPL and neither excited me. But you have changed all this with the NBA-EPL Translator. Realizing my Blazers won’t be taking the hard court for months, I went to the machine and Newcastle United came up in brilliant letters. As a sign from Bill Walton himself, ESPN was showing Newcastle v. Everton this morning. I woke up and settled in with a Brown Ale in hand and cheered and cheered as “MY” team took a good result. Sorry Rog, there is always next year.
John M. from Portland, OR
To complete our community service (and get off probation), we proudly present the second half of our Men in Blazers’ NBA-to-
English Premier League Global Football Team Support Translator. It’s our charitable attempt to ease the withdrawal pains of our basketball-loving brothers and sisters who have been so cruelly forced to go cold turkey.
Please note: This guide is objective and scientific. It’s the result of crunching data through our CDC 6600 supercomputer, which processed a series of complex variables through a proprietary MiB algorithm, punching out the below results on ticker tape. CLICK TO READ MORE.
Basketball fans who are at a loss, we feel your pain. The first two weeks of your schedule have been canceled. The entire season is in doubt. Even worse: The WNBA doesn’t tip off until next spring.
Fan nature abhors a vacuum. May we be so bold as to suggest a partial solution? As a public service, we offer this guide matching the parallel universes of the NBA and the English Premier League, team by team. May your new soccer love be as close to the real thing as Methadone or Splenda.