Sights, sounds and emotions from Celtics-Heat Game Two

The text came from Kid Sheraton Tuesday afternoon. I can get tickets for tomorrow night’s Heat game if you’re free. Oh, how I love good news. 

Wherefore art thou, Coach? Parting thoughts on Stan Van Gundy.

I walked into the Pebble Creek clubhouse at the turn, to quench my thirst with a refreshing Jack Daniels and Coca-Cola cocktail last Tuesday afternoon.  The lukewarm cans of Yuengling on the front nine weren’t sitting well.  Like any good Continue reading

And down the stretch they come: Your NBA contest standings

And then there were eight:  Clippers, Lakers, Heat, Pacers, Spurs, Thunder, Celtics and Sixers.

The next great NBA rivalry may be upon us

Magic versus Bird, Russell versus Chamberlain, Jordan versus everybody else.  These are the rivalries that molded the National Basketball Association into what it is today. 

These NBA Playoffs are about one man and one man only: LeBron James

The NBA Playoffs are rapidly approaching; the best time of year for professional basketball fans. But let’s just cut to the chase, shall we?  The upcoming playoffs are about one thing only… whether LeBron James can finally win a ring.

Snapshots of the apologetically jailed: A celebration of the University of Miami

“The University of Miami, as an institution of higher learning, is a leader in exploration, achievement and excellence and we will work hard to do our part to live up to that standard.” – UM athletic director Shawn Eichorst

Miami Hate: Trying to make sense of our feelings for LeBron

I had an interesting conversation with a reader the other day. He asked me if I could believe all the hatred that had developed for LeBron James since last summer. 

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

Eastern Conference Playoffs Preview: The Running of the Bulls, Scorching Heat and one big, old Leprechaun

As some of you may recall, at the beginning of this NBA season, I suggested that only three teams (Boston, Los Angeles, Miami) had a realistic shot of winning a title and that if you found someone to take the Continue reading