“What in the wide, wide world of sports is going on here?” Slim Pickens as Taggart in Blazing Saddles, 1974 It’s been a while since I’ve put some random thoughts down on paper. Between holidays, birthdays and deaths in the
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If we’ve learned anything from this wet, hot free agency summer, it’s that neither Hassan Whiteside nor his great, great grandchildren will ever go hungry. That’s because the Miami Heat will pay him $98 million over the next four years.
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I can’t believe I’m even taking time out of my extremely busy schedule (yoga, semi-nude sunbathing, overall disorderly conduct) to discuss the goings on in the Deandre Jordan sweepstakes but since everyone else has jumped on the ‘this is incredibly
LeBron James and Dirk Nowitzki recently had a conversation about the merits of shortening the basketball season. Yawn! Before delving into this matter wholeheartedly, I’d like to know where this conversation took place. Did it take place over a fancy
So Randy Moss thinks he’s the best wide receiver ever to play in the NFL.
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Every so often, I’ll get e-mails from potential contributors asking me to post this article or that hyperlink on any given, sports-related topic.
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I wasn’t really planning on writing an NBA Playoff preview this post-season. As most of you know, I’ve already put all my eggs in the Miami Heat’s basket (although I found tempting value in both the Lakers at +1000 and
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When the mastermind behind the Full Court Pest: 94 Feet of Tenacious Blog Sense first confronted me about contributing to his No Drama Hoops roundtable, I couldn’t have been more excited.
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“I see you drivin’ ‘round town with the girl I love, and I’m like….” -Cee Lo Green
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“These people depend upon tips for a living!” -Charles Grodin as Jonathan Mardukas in Midnight Run
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