Enjoying Duke

Tens of millions of us are tuning into college basketball this March and seeing something we haven’t seen in ages. College hoops has admittedly been sub-par lately.  Gone are the legendary teams that we reminisce about fondly.  Quick!  Who won Continue reading

Auburn Wins Sex Tournament: A Tale of Unfortunate Yet Hysterical Misspelling

I’ve worked in television stations before.  I grew up in a journalist’s household and have been in and out of literally countless newsrooms for most of my life. I understand the rigors of putting together a successful news broadcast.  Like Continue reading

Here’s a thought: Trade LeBron

Eureka!  I, the resolver of all things irresolute, the fixer of all that needs fixing, have found a solution to all the Lakers problems.  Someone please get me Magic Johnson on the phone! All the talk this NBA trade deadline Continue reading

The Great Lakers Disconnect

Back in my corporate days, I used to play interleague softball for my company team.  This was just shy of 20 years ago.  It also happens to be the last time I played organized baseball or softball of any sort.  Continue reading

Old, rich white guys doing whatever the hell they want

Deep in the heart of Southeastern Florida, a seventy-something year old, white billionaire walks into an Asian massage parlor looking for some relief. In case you’re not familiar with what goes on inside these “massage” parlors, the word massage is Continue reading

Here’s hoping you’re having a better day than Robert Kraft: The Twitterverse strikes back

I woke up from a peaceful nap Friday afternoon to hear breaking news that Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots and proud owner of six Super Bowl rings, was somehow involved in a South Florida prostitution and sex Continue reading

Zion’s blowout; Zion’s decision: How one night in Durham could change everything

Thirty seconds into the biggest game of his season, Zion Williamson sprained his knee. Williamson, in case you haven’t heard, is the most-hyped college basketball player in decades, for good reason.  He has, in many cases, accurately drawn comparisons to Continue reading

Break-ups, get-togethers, super teams and Anthony Davis: Collusion and today’s NBA

Definition: collusion, n. /col·​lu·​sion/: 1. secret agreement or cooperation especially for an illegal or deceitful purpose I broke up with a friend of mine once… or I should probably describe the situation better as him breaking up with me.  Such Continue reading

Things I learned from reading “Basketball: A Love Story” – Part Two: Don’t Go Messin’ With the Celtics’ Huddle

I remember exactly where I was the night of the Malice at the Palace. It was so disturbing for this peace-loving, NBA fan that I could barely turn away from my television set.  I sat in disbelief, watching highlights (or Continue reading

That other team from New Orleans

“Don’t you know me, I’m your native son.  I’m the train they call the City of New Orleans.  I’ll be gone 500 miles when the day is done.” -Arlo Guthrie   DJ Arthritic Semitic woke up at the Waldo Compound Continue reading