Decisions, decisions and the summer of Cleveland’s discontent

Earlier this year, I had every intention of writing a piece detailing the most talked about – yet least important – stories on the docket.  The Ball Family, Lonzo, LaVar and the Chinese shoplifters obviously made the list as did Continue reading

Terrell Owens not going to Hall of Fame… induction

“I don’t want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member.” -Groucho Marx Plenty of athletes have been ripped for their off-field indiscretions over the years. Contract disputes, bar brawls, drug use, extra-marital soirees, we’ve seen Continue reading

Cleveland loses golden opportunity

“I can’t say for 100% certain that JR cost them the game but history is gonna remember that JR cost them the game.” -Brian Windhorst, ESPN JR Smith is a knucklehead. If you’ve been watching the NBA for any amount Continue reading

Fancy meeting you here: Golden State and Cleveland renew their vows in NBA Finals

“Do you hear that, Mr. Anderson?  That is the sound of inevitability.” –          Hugo Weaving to Keanu Reeves in The Matrix Stop me if you’ve heard this before.  The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors are meeting once again in Continue reading

Court Justice: The Inside Story of My Battle Against the NCAA by Ed O’Bannon with Michael McMann: A Book Review

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize the NCAA is a self-serving institution.  It makes countless billions (with a big old ‘B’) off the student-athletes it alleges to protect. The debate over whether college athletes should be reimbursed for Continue reading

And then there were four… or were there? The great American band contest hits a roadblock

We cannot be trusted. At the very beginning of this “You Vote for the Greatest American Band of All-Time” contest, I knew people were going to be pissed if their favorite bands didn’t advance.  64 acts entered, only one could Continue reading

Sports, superstitions and Sunday’s sights and sounds

I banned a customer, nay, a friend from the bar the other night. He hadn’t done anything wrong.  In fact, this person is perhaps the most ideal customer a business could want.  He’s well behaved, spends a ton of money, Continue reading