Sunday Link-Off: GC100

Today will be fun at Lowdown HQ. We’ll be watching the final race of the F1 season and the Grey Cup with some NFL in between. If you’re a sports fan, today will be a good day. Just to troll a certain singer who is part of the Grey Cup halftime show, here’s Selena Gomez.

Since the NHL’s collective bargaining negotiations went nowhere last week, people are talking about the possibility of decertifying the NHLPA to give the players leverage in negotiations. Elliotte Friedman sat down with @SportsLawGuy Gabe Feldman to discuss what decertification actually means. (CBC Sports)

Nate Silver is so big now that even President Obama cracks Nate Silver jokes. I think he’s made it. (Talking Points Memo)

Speaking of Nate Silver, the anti-Nate Silver, Unskewed Polls’ founder Dean Chambers, is back. Instead of unskewing accurate polling, he’s unskewing election results based on what he perceives to be voter fraud in the election. (Mother Jones) Some people just don’t know when to quit.

After the jump, coverage of the 100th Grey Cup, a head-to-head-to-head game console comparison and Clarkson’s take on the new Toyota/Subaru/Scion sports car. Continue reading

Man Lab Kitchen: Grey Cup Appetizers

The Man Lab Kitchen is open for big sporting events too. While the Grey Cup might be unheard of in America, in Canada, it’s a pretty big deal. No, it doesn’t have the same big parties as the Super Bowl but that doesn’t mean that we don’t throw a bash at Lowdown HQ. So today, the Kitchen previews some of the things that’ll be part of our Grey Cup spread. Continue reading

Wednesday Link-Off: Sex and Fast Cars

Let’s kick off with Mila Kunis posing on a car.

Some men may be good at sex but most men are bad at writing about sex. Hell there’s even the Bad Sex in Fiction Awards. (BBC)

For example, this might not necessarily be fiction, but for leading us to think his girl in this story might be a looker, John Mustang should get consideration for the above. (Lion’s Den University) I’m not saying it’s a bad story. I’m just saying that I don’t enjoy being misled about Heidi’s looks.

It’s that time of week again. It’s time for this week’s edition of the Asshole Coach Digest. (Deadspin)

After the jump, Hogan vs. Flair for the 21st century, the Grey Cup from the press box, and the Chinese simulation of the Tiger Woods crash. Continue reading