We like writing, we like sports a lot, we like talking about sports -- so why not combine all of those likes into one endeavor?
Why are we The Rebel State? It's a nod to Jenn and John's stint in the sports department of The Sacramento Bee, where they were part of a merry band of fun-loving, trash-talking, exceptionally snarky co-workers that occupied a corner of cubicles in the office. That merry band of co-workers lovingly called themselves "The Rebel State."
Young athlete gets drunk and does dumb things in public? Not shocking. In the end, they’re just people and susceptible to the same lapses in judgement and the same proclivity towards stupidity that we all are.