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Getcher WFA Round 1 playoff info here!

Here’s what I got! As ever, lemme know if you see anything you think is inaccurate. Thanks! Standings! Bracket! Schedule!

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2016 WFA Playoff Structure & Jamboree

Everyone has annual traditions, right? Holidays, the Super Bowl, your birthday, whatever. So now is about the time of year that I make a valiant attempt to explain the latest WFA playoff structure. A very merry spreadsheet to you all! Let us begin. Let’s start with groupings of teams. The regular standings page on the […]

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Which sucks, ’cause I have ALL THE THINGS to say.

Someday I’ll have time to help run a football team, take care of my kids, do my day job, sleep more than four hours a night AND write posts like I used to. Or at least that’s what I keep telling myself. For now, though, my very limited writing time is all being spent researching […]

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Renegade Recon: Sue Quimby (#20, RB)

Readers of this blog in its prior incarnation may remember the periodic feature “Meet Your Militia“, a series of informal interviews with players. That features continues now as “Renegade Recon”, since my original title (“Reconnoiter Your Renegades!”) was met with firm disapproval. Whatever, haters. So! Let’s do this thing. Confession: when I first learned that […]

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Please welcome the oldest new team in town

So hey! The landscape’s changed a bit since I talked to you all last, huh? If you have no idea what happened with the team in the offseason — well, if you have no idea, the hell are you doing reading this blog? Creeper. But the ten-second backstory is that there was the Boston Militia, […]

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Meet Your Militia: Niko (#18, DL)

For a Japanese translation of this introduction, please click here. Many thanks to my friend Catherine for taking the time to do that; it’s greatly appreciated. Niko chose to answer her interview questions in English, so her answers appear below as they were written. This is the first Meet Your Militia that I have ever […]

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Gameday wisdom from a knowledgeable source

Tiny Coach is down the Cape again with my mom today; they got on the road at seven in the morning. I didn’t get a chance to ask him before he left if he had anything to say to his Militia aunties before their big game, so I sent a text to my mother asking […]

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Meet Your Militia: Asia (#8, RB)

OK, so a little more than a year ago I wrote this post, which contained the following: Here’s a recent conversation between Backseat Coach and me regarding upcoming games (certain sensitive information has been removed for security reasons): Me: Do you ever worry about what would happen if ? I mean, what if someone just […]

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Throwback Thursday indeed

[Scene: last night at the First Fan Family’s house] MC: Did you see the promo pic for the game? BSC: I saw that there was one, but I didn’t really look at it. MC: Uh huh. Here, look at the awesomeness and tell me what you see. [hands laptop to BSC] BSC: Whoa! Well… you […]

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Typo negative

Typos happen all the time. Some are amusing, like the time I was doing temp work for the state Public Health Association and sat down to assemble a mailing going out to six hundred people, then saw that whoever had printed the return address labels had left out a pretty crucial “L” in the organization’s […]

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