Experience trumps youth: Why my wallet and I liked Dallas over Oklahoma City

Once the Mavericks advanced to the Western Conference Finals, I absolutely loved them against Oklahoma City.  To me, a Dallas victory was a no-brainer.  The Thunder may have been the trendy pick, but trendy is the reason there are so Continue reading

Hail or Rail Five: Indians, Mavericks, Lakers, Spurs, Magic, Rondo and the Prez

Welcome to Edition Five of Hail or Rail.  With the NBA and NHL playoffs in full swing and Major League Baseball well underway, it’s been a wild few weeks in sports.  This time around, we feature a few repeat offenders Continue reading

Western Conference Playoffs Preview: Spurs-Lakers anyone?

2011 NBA Western Conference Playoff Preview Continue reading

UConn, the Seattle Seahawks and the inequities of college and professional football

Picture if you will… One NFL team becomes the first in league history to qualify for the post-season after losing more games than it won.  Three thousand miles away, a college team receives a BCS bowl bid worth tens of Continue reading

NBA Playoffs Preview, Part One: San Antonio Spurs, Utah Jazz, Atlanta Hawks, Oklahoma City Thunder, Dallas Mavericks

Sportsfans, after months of waiting, the NBA’s second season is finally upon us. 

Your 2009-2010 NBA season preview

The NFL has a lot of bad teams. Entering Week Six, nine teams, the Bills, Lions, Panthers, Bucs, Rams, Browns, Titans, Raiders and Chiefs all had a combined five wins… and some of those teams had played each other!

Weekly Chumpdate feat. Michael Phelps, LeBron James, Larry Bird, Jonathan Sanchez, Lance Armstrong, Shawn Marion, Brett Favre, Manny Ramirez, Phil Ivey & Michael Jackson

  Michael Phelps recently set the world record for the 100 meter butterfly at the US Swimming National Championships.  On a related note, scientists have now found that marijuana can serve as both a depressant and a stimulant.