Bring on the warm weather! With both the All Star break and trade deadline behind us, we shouldn't be too far away from just that. But that feels funny typing that out in the middle of Indiana right now. Today we're going to take a look at some of the trade deadline deals and the … Continue reading The Backdoor Cut – February 25th 2015
Part of the fun in sports is the amazing, couple times a year type crazy plays we get to witness. Recently, we were treated to two such examples in short order. A high school soccer player taking the scoring load into his own hands, literally, with a throw in goal. And Trevor Booker showed exactly … Continue reading More Awesome Shot, Throw In or Booker’s No Look?
Week 17 is finally upon us. And things are mostly set and ready to go for the playoffs, especially in the NFC. Only one game really matters as the Panthers head on the road to take on Atlanta for the division crown and fourth seed. Seven wins will look pretty gross considering the Cardinals will … Continue reading Weekly Scrimmage – December 26th 2014
On this edition of The Backdoor Cut we're going to take a look at the current state of affairs in the NBA, check out a spectacular new dunk, and look at the future with Overreaction Theater. Well, here we are more than ten percent of the way through the season and the Spurs are middle … Continue reading The Backdoor Cut – November 22nd 2014
We're about a week and a half into the 2014-'15 NBA season and everything is so obviously clear. The Warriors and Kings will be fighting tooth an nail in the Western Conference Finals, the Cavs will never pass to each other, and the Lakers are going to be terrible (okay, maybe that one's not a … Continue reading The Backdoor Cut – November 9th 2014
Welcome to the second edition of the Weekly Scrimmage. Here, we'll check into how our picks have gone and into some fun NFL stories. Week one was not the worst week for our picks but definitely wasn't what you'd call a winner. Nine picks correct picks is better than half but not worth too much. … Continue reading Weekly Scrimmage – September 10th
The Weekly Scrimmage is the roundup of Generally Trivial's NFL coverage. Here, you'll see how many winners were chosen correctly as well as the status of the eliminator challenge and random stories from the league. Welcome to the first edition of the Weekly scrimmage. This will typically be up earlier in the week. I'm shooting … Continue reading Weekly Scrimmage September 5th
When trying to collect my thoughts about this past season for the Indiana Pacers, I sometimes feel that quoting Dickens may be the most appropriate summarization. With the tendency to take every topical piece of sports news to the extreme, it's sometimes hard to have an objective eye. It feels like fandom of a … Continue reading A reflection on the 2013-14 Pacers season.