Sam Bovard is a weird dude on the cusp of adulthood. His immaculate capacity for sports knowledge has terminally crippled his social skills, leaving him paralyzed in large groups, and halted the growth of his maturity at age thirteen. But he's just fine with that. He is currently a student at Grove City College, just outside of Pittsburgh. Follow Sam on Twitter@Free_Samson. You know, if you want to.
Florida singer/songwriter duo's recent performance at DC's 9:30 Club reviewed.
Bluegrass trio, The Devil Makes Three: Updated down-home action at the 9:30 Club.
Juliana Hatfield and Matthew Caws appearance as Minor Alps in DC.
Classic hardcore punks H2O in action in Silver Spring, Maryland.
All of the world’s problems, solved on your back porch
A politically conservative and morally liberal Hebrew alpha male hunts left-wing viper
Television commentary, reviews, news and nonstop DVR catch-up by Lisa King Dolloff and friends.
Published 4:16 p.m. April 19, 2012
Dwight Howard was, at one time, beloved. Now he's fallen from our good graces. From his indecision to stay with the Orlando Magic to his passive-aggressive feud with Stan Van Gundy, we see the real Dwight Howard.
Published 11:14 p.m. April 17, 2012
Sam chronicles the New York Knicks' victory over the Boston Celtics, stream-of-consciousness style.
Published 11:41 p.m. November 2, 2011
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sat down with Detroit Lions All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh on Tuesday to "talk" about his alleged brutality on the field.
Published 4:59 p.m. October 24, 2011
With the NBA season seemingly terminated, college basketball will have to take its place with the mass of lost fans. You won't be disappointed.
Published 1:36 p.m. October 18, 2011
The saga of Cincinnati Bengals owner Mike Brown and quarterback Carson Palmer was seemingly destined for a bitter end. Thanks to Hue Jackson and the Oakland Raiders, both sides are happy.
Published 7:41 p.m. October 12, 2011
We haven't seen the last of players and owners squabbling for more cash. The NBA lockout is sprawling out of control and losing fans with each passing day.
Published 10:14 p.m. July 25, 2011
The epic odyssey that has become the NFL Labor Agreement finds itself dead at the age of 18 long months, just in time to have a regular season. A see-through plot with no surprises like the lockout doesn't sit well with Balls Without Discretion.
Published 9:52 a.m. March 27, 2011
A tribute to college basketball's most aware star, Kemba Walker.
Published 7:28 a.m. March 23, 2011
Carmelo Anthony’s trade was a turning point for the New York Knicks and, more importantly, the Denver Nuggets, who are poised to make some waves in the NBA.
Published 7:35 a.m. March 21, 2011
Freshman point guard Kendall Marshall leads a potent UNC Tar Heel team to the Sweet Sixteen as the Madness progresses.
Published 2:06 p.m. February 11, 2011
Jerry Sloan announced his retirement on Wednesday after coaching the Jazz for 23 years. BWD salutes the toughest coach of this generation.
Published 11:45 a.m. January 22, 2011
Do position battles make you hot around the collar? If so, read Sam's preview of the Green Bay Packers vs. the Chicago Bears Sunday showdown.
Published 12:41 p.m. January 20, 2011
Sam breaks down the AFC Championship game from Turin, Italy, surrounded by empty jars of Nutella.
Published 2:14 p.m. December 8, 2010
Russell Westbrook, Rudy Gay, Kevin Love, and Lamar Odom are still feeling the good cheer from Team USA's gold medal run this summer.
Published 6:57 p.m. December 5, 2010
Unheralded is too kind of a word for the Knicks' second-round pick. But Fields is turning heads recently -- and making BWD look wise. For once.