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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

SBN: As a jock, it is my duty to give nerds a hard time

Mr. Rob Parker and the Vicious Circle.

By day, Rob Parker is a mild-mannered sports pundit. But at night he becomes… THE TROLL!

  Rob Parker @RobParkerESPN

  To all the stat-geeks that follow @keithlaw: please put ur calculators down and watch the damn game. That’s why the A’s haven’t won jack.
  26 Sep 12

    Rob Parker @RobParkerESPN

  Where’s my pocket protector, glasses, laptop and another date-less night? I wanna fit in. Lol

Repoz Posted: September 26, 2012 at 05:59 PM | 18 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Nasty Nate Posted: September 26, 2012 at 06:32 PM (#4246667)
Keith Law's twitter followers doomed the 2000 ALDS!
   2. Crispix Attacksel Rios Posted: September 27, 2012 at 08:46 AM (#4246965)
I'm 30 years old and I've never seen a pocket protector in my life. And I'm actually a scientist.

I do of course use a slide rule on a daily basis.
   3. Rally Posted: September 27, 2012 at 09:10 AM (#4246976)
Parker is supposed to be a jock?

Never saw him play.
   4. JJ1986 Posted: September 27, 2012 at 09:22 AM (#4246985)
Whoever just redid this website needs to take the gigantic "share on twitter"; "share on facebook" buttons and move them somewhere that's not right in the beginning of each article.
   5. Jose is an Absurd Doubles Machine Posted: September 27, 2012 at 09:24 AM (#4246987)
Whoever just redid this website needs to take the gigantic "share on twitter"; "share on facebook" buttons and move them somewhere that's not right in the beginning of each article.


But then how will 4 or 5 close friends plus 250 people you went to high school with and haven't talked to in 20 years know what you are reading at this given moment?
   6. cardsfanboy Posted: September 27, 2012 at 09:39 AM (#4247004)
Who the hell is Rob Parker?
   7. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: September 27, 2012 at 09:59 AM (#4247020)
He wrote the theme song to "Ghostbusters."
   8. SoSH U at work Posted: September 27, 2012 at 10:56 AM (#4247082)

He wrote the theme song to "Ghostbusters."


Rob Parker is Huey Lewis? Wow.

   9. Famous Original Joe C Posted: September 27, 2012 at 10:57 AM (#4247087)
Rob Parker is Huey Lewis? Wow.


Huey Lewis!?

Anyway, it wasn't him, it was his son.


   10. Crispix Attacksel Rios Posted: September 27, 2012 at 11:01 AM (#4247091)
Too hot to handle, too cold to hold
We're called sabermetricians and we're in control
   11. Fernigal McGunnigle Posted: September 27, 2012 at 11:14 AM (#4247107)
Huey Lewis!?


Huey Lewis!

In the 9th grade I was president of the science club and won the quiz bowl at the state's Science Olympiad, and also played on the basketball and baseball teams. The nerd/jock division is overrated.
   12. The Long Arm of Rudy Law Posted: September 27, 2012 at 11:31 AM (#4247125)
Huey Lewis!?

Anyway, it wasn't him, it was his son.


Duffy Lewis was in the Go-Go's?
   13. Bug Selig Posted: September 27, 2012 at 01:20 PM (#4247237)
Who the hell is Rob Parker?


A ######## refugee from the Detroit newspaper market.
   14. Shooty would run in but these bone spurs hurt! Posted: September 27, 2012 at 01:34 PM (#4247255)
Duffy Lewis was in the Go-Go's?

Wasn't he the guy Who Couldn't Lose?
   15. SoSH U at work Posted: September 27, 2012 at 01:43 PM (#4247268)
Wasn't he the guy Who Couldn't Lose?


No, that's Rob Parker (bringing it full circle).

   16. ellsbury my heart at wounded knee Posted: September 27, 2012 at 01:59 PM (#4247287)
A ######## refugee from the Detroit newspaper market.


Didn't he get in trouble a couple times for just making up stories? I'm surprised he's still in the writing game.
   17. Danny Posted: September 27, 2012 at 02:24 PM (#4247322)
Whoever just redid this website needs to take the gigantic "share on twitter"; "share on facebook" buttons and move them somewhere that's not right in the beginning of each article.

It's cool; they're at the end of the "article," too.
   18. cercopithecus aethiops Posted: September 27, 2012 at 02:25 PM (#4247323)
The nerd/jock division is overrated.


Yeah, it's full of guys who are neither real jocks nor real nerds.

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