By Jim Hasson
I love fantasy football but even more than that, I love trashtalking. So much so, that I created a league, designed for trash talkers and sent it out over the Internets when my real life friends became boring. In year 1 of this league, only 3 other guys participated. 3 guys from Alaska, who loved football and busting balls as much as I did. In the 2 subsequent seasons, we invited friends, and its snowballed into an amazing league, with jerks from across the USA.
There is no money involved, only a travelling trophy, which I made out of an old toilet seat and spray paint. The trophy is called “The FUBLE” , which was making fun of one of the guys constant misspelling of “fumble”
Surprisingly, 2 of the Alaskans are Eagles fans ( for various reasons). Over the years, we have joked about them coming to Philly to see a game. This particular year however, when it was brought up, I was emboldened (or drunk) enough to offer up my new home, as a place to stay. Imagine my surprise, ,when one day I got a call from one of the Alaskans, that they all got plane tickets to …read more