Snarf (snärf): A humorous occurrence and/or person, specifically one relating to the world of sport

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The Sporting Snarf is a website dedicated to the enjoyable, humorous, and nuanced aspects of the sporting and (to a lesser extent) pop-culture world. We attempt to touch upon (in varying degrees of print/video length) engaging topics which are not discussed nearly enough. We'd love for you to give us your perspective, network, and participate regularly. But if you'd just like to join in on the mob-mentality and get all sanctimonious on a particular sports figure -- head on over to ESPN.com. (Mickey Mouse welcomes you.) Or you can keep it real with us.

This Is Complete Bullshit

Bills’ Eric Wood blames ESPN for lack of interest in Michael Sam | ProFootballTalk. “…it’s surprising the Rams haven’t added him to their practice squad. It’s even more surprising that no other team has picked Sam up.” How is no one speaking up about this? Where is the outrage? OBAMA, you got time for Robin Williams. WHERE I [...]

Tigers Launch Five Home Runs into Lab...

The Tigers did not respect the holiday, refusing to rest on this sunny Labor Day. Cleveland? They abode. Miguel Cabrera silenced his critics with a two-run shot to begin the game. He wasn’t finished, launching another solo shot later in the contest. The Tigers led 2-1 when Victor Martinez brought himself to the dong show, sending Clevel [...]

Rush Limbaugh & Mike Ditka Could...

If you think this isn’t an issue, you need to go and hear the voices of the people being affected each and every time the caricature is used. Anyone listening to Limbaugh should obviously kill themselves. Add Ditka to the list. Limbaugh: “They had no intent when they created the name to offend anyone.” Snarf: “Yeah, wh [...]

Go Fuck Yourself, NFL

All you stupid motherfucking teams, LIONS INCLUDED, can go to hell. AND YOU KNOW WHY.

“Drop Kick Me Jesus” R...

U.S. Routs Finland to Begin World Cup...

Finland was 0 for 17 in the second quarter, missing all six 3-point attempts, and missed 19 straight shots over the second and third quarters via U.S. dominates Finland in FIBA basketball worlds opener – ESPN.

Phil Coke’s Song

I’m Sorry, Michael Sam

Once again, we let you down.

Tigers Split Doubleheader with 8-4 Ni...

A 6-3 loss with Max Scherzer on the mound forced the Tigers to flip the doubleheader on Chicago. (Detroit scored all three runs in the first game on two first inning home runs - Ian Kinsler, Victor Martinez.) Kyle Ryan made his major league debut for Detroit in the second game. Ryan saved the day, working six innings without allowing a run. T [...]

Michigan Avenges Appalachian State

Brady Hoke clearly has these ’14 Wolverines ready. Devin Gardner tossed 13 of 14 passes for completions, including two touchdowns on his first two possessions to Devin Funchess for a 14-0 lead after one. The tandem made it three straight to start the game in the second quarter. Both Michigan running backs also tore it up, each eclipsing [...]

Taking Care of Business

Game One in Chicago: Detroit Wins 7-1 Justin Verlander gave up an unlucky run to begin the contest. He tried to pick a runner off first, but the snarf got away and made his way to third base. He would score – but the White Sox also loaded the bases that inning and came away empty. Verlander didn’t allow another player to cross hom [...]

Control Your Swag, Peyton

“ I accept the fine. It’s money well spent. ”- Peyton Manning, on fine via Peyton Manning of Denver Broncos fined for taunting – ESPN. Manning was fined for his actions in last Saturday’s preseason game against the Houston Texans, getting in the face of Houston safety D.J. Swearinger following a 29-yard touchdown pass to Emm [...]

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