Martin Rickman

  • joined Jan 23, 2009
  • last login Apr 14, 2014
  • posts 1608
  • comments 5874

I make words with sports happen.

You can follow me on Twitter @MartinRickman, but I understand if you don't want to. I still want to be friends.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Cleveland Indians
  • NBA Cleveland Cavaliers
  • NFL Cleveland Browns
  • NCAAF Wake Forest Demon Deacons
  • NCAAB Wake Forest Demon Deacons
  • Golf Webb Simpson
  • Soccer Newcastle United
User Blog

This headline would be much better if it was true

Sometimes accidental headlines are the best headlines, and this one implies NBA teams have a vested interest in the successes and failures of starting pitchers.

The best moment in field storming history?


Hold up that rosin bag for the world to see. You've earned it buddy. No jail cell can hold that amount of pride.

The scariest Phil Jackson photoshop ever


This is one image that you will never be able to get out of your head.

Troy Tulowitzki grabs another dude's bits


And if you're not okay with it, then you can just get out because America is for baseball and baseball is for junk grabbin'.

Rays game reunites girl with her dad

At the Tampa Bay Rays game on Thursday, Alayna Adams threw out the first pitch to a surprising individual.

The Stoops Brothers are hitting the road

They're taking a family trip to the Grand Canyon, and you're invited to join them on their adventure.


Eat that cotton candy, eat it

Look at how much fun baseball games are.

Jason and Jarron Collins were on Jimmy Kimmel


And Mr. Kimmel gave Jarron a shirt so people could tell the brothers apart.

Memphis put its punter on the spring guide cover


Because Memphis football is Memphis football.

Nashville steeplechase ends in slapfight


Because how else are steeplechases supposed to end? (h/t @38godfrey)

Happy Birthday to #GoACC


On May 14, 2012, #goacc was born. And what a year it has been. Let's throw a party for the little guy.

Colin Kaepernick is watching basketball


And I have a few not-so-serious things to say about that gesture by the San Francisco quarterback.

Wake Forest fans getting in the billboard game


With a message to fire basketball coach Jeff Bzdelik and athletic director Ron Wellman.

This lawyer is passionate about Tebow


He's apparently willing to do really silly things to get the former Heisman winner on the Jags.

Browns have the secret to draft success

It's revealed in this Chuck Klosterman article on Grantland about the Cleveland Browns.

Football and basketball coaches get paid a lot


Do you live in a state? Then some of your state's money is going to a coach. (Hopefully it's not Mack Brown!)

Zaxby's is coming for college sports, Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A will certainly have something to say about other chicken games popping up on their turf.

Let's chat about the ACC network

Louisville grad Mark Ennis and ACC aficionado Martin Rickman are back it, chatting about all the fun offseason stuff in the ACC.

Spike Lee says a creepy hello to Reggie Miller


On the 18th anniversary of the 'eight points in nine seconds' game, Spike Lee finally gets his revenge, kind of.

Dick Vitale is Justin Timberlake's biggest fan


JT is awesome, baby.

Nick Swisher is excited, naturally


And this time it is not because he discovered how toasters work, it is because Mark Reynolds hit a home run

When Shaq throws a phone ...


They really should be a little bit more careful on Inside The NBA or someone is going to get hurt.

Let's look at college football coaches golfing

What happens when a bunch of salty coaches and former professional athletes play golf for charity? Well, we will show you.

A very #goacc chat

Louisville grad Mark Ennis and ACC aficionado Martin Rickman chat about the grant of media rights, racquetball, pleated pants, and other topics relevant to the ACC and college football as a whole.

Kicker Caleb Sturgis gets some draft highlights


Bow before specialist dominance in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Denard Robinson got photobombed

In an art form full of imitators, this guy is basically Van Gogh.

Hey Trent, wave your arms like you just don't care


Trent Dilfer wants to show us Ryan Nassib's release is strange, I think. But we can't be sure.

Mel Kiper is mock drafting jewelry

Looking for a great gift this Mother's Day? Well check out Mel Kiper's Big Board.

A guide to understanding the Chris Bosh movie


You've hopefully seen the "Adventures of Christopher Bosh in the Multiverse," but chances are you're confused. I'm here to help.

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