Category: On Fire

On Fire | The XFL is Back and More Patriotic Than Ever

“One: Is this or is this not the XFL? Yes it is. Two: Do I or do I not currently have a pulse? Yes, I do. Let’s play football.” — Former XFL Quarterback Jeff Brohm on playing six days after a concussion. With the post-Super Bowl flames in Philadelphia reducing to an ember and Kevin [...]

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Cleveland Becomes [Marginally] Less Sucky | On Fire

“We care about people’s feelings, we’re respectful when anyone is offended, but we have this 80-year name that we love.” — Lanny Davis, Washington Redskins lawyer In an unforeseen act of non-idiocy, the Cleveland Indians announced Jan. 29 that the team planned to finally abandon the Chief Wahoo logo on their uniforms by 2019. The [...]

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On Fire | Super Bowl LII: Who’s the Best Worst Team?

“The team’s fans are known for being passionate and are still remembered for pelting snowballs at a man dressed as Santa Claus during a losing game in 1968.” —- Jacey Fortin, The New York Times, on the Philadelphia Eagles Your On Fire correspondent has been anxiously awaiting the world’s greatest sporting event and America’s single [...]

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On Fire | Hockey: Canada’s Greatest Accomplishment

“You are the kindest country in the world. You are like a really nice apartment over a meth lab.” — Robin Williams on Canada Disclaimer: Your On Fire correspondent once spent some significant time up North. No, not like Tennessee North, but a magical land known as Michigan North, a strange place where sunlight is [...]

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On Fire | We’ve Got School Spirit, Yes We … Do?

“There is not a lot of school pride.” — Ari, a freshman (Found in comments section of the first result when searching “Emory School Spirit” on Google) Withdraw that transfer application to the University of Michigan to join your best friend at Alpha Chi Latte where you get sh*tfaced every Saturday for game day: Emory [...]

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