Author Archives: Phil Raintree

Ray Lewis = Honey Badger

There are few things that I would say equal Ray Lewis.  But I’ve found one:  the honey badger (a.k.a. the ratel).  Surprised?  Don’t be, College Humor and big lead sports have recently discussed the majesty of the honey badger.  But … Continue reading

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This Week in Libertarian Football Picks

Well it was a good season.  Assuming a 10% rake, if I bet $100 on each game this year, for a total of $5100 in money wagered, I’d have won about $520 (28 wins x $190 = $5320, 3 ties … Continue reading

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A Ray Lewis T-Shirt For Every Day of the Week

We’ve got the Lion t-shirt of course, one of the tees from RL52 Style, and now courtesy of Baltimore Sun’s Virtual Vensanity, we present the Ray Lewis Old Spice Space Raven T-Shirt: Think that’s good news?  The better news is … Continue reading

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Ringing in the New Year

What is better than a good sports mascot?  A funny video of someone getting hit in the groin?  It’s a toss up.  But why choose when you can have both:

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Picking With Phil: Week 17

Look how far we’ve come.  It’s week 17.  I’m hanging on to a two game ahead of the Contenders.  This week we have Loose Cannon Koala with us.  It’s not Eli Manning, but it is a guy that set a … Continue reading

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This Week in Libertarian Football Picks

Well Mohican Mike’s gut was equally as unsuccessful as his stats, finishing 1-2 on both accounts.  I think the 50% more picks was a great success, however, and now Mohican Mike and I have some more football talk that should … Continue reading

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Picking With Phil: Week 16

This week I’m pleased to be joined by long time chum and fellow Ravens fan (CAW CAW) Mohican Mike (as his mother’s side of the family has significant native american ancestry).  As you’ll see Mohican Mike has two picks for each game, … Continue reading

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This Week in Libertarian Football Picks

It’s Christmas, so Mr. 4.5 Forty and I have a quick hitting TWILFP for you this week. GAME 1:   Saints @ Bmore -1.5 (Both picked Saints) Phil:  In a way, I would have preferred if the Ravens lost this game. … Continue reading

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Picking With Phil: Week 15

I can’t believe there are only three weeks left in the NFL season.  Time flies when you’re writing NFL picks with great friends and foes alike.  This week’s contender is our third Redskin fan to join in the fun along … Continue reading

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This Week in Libertarian Football Picks

Well, via PA Doug, the contenders finally caught me.  I gave the Chiefs and Rams too much credit, but saw the fall of the Jets coming.  It’s all just luck though anyway…so let’s talk about it. Game 1:  St. Louis … Continue reading

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