NBA’s big guns gun down gun violence for the holidays

Not long ago, in the wake of the Ray Rice domestic violence incident, the NFL ran a series of public service announcements entitled “No More.”  In conjunction with the Joyful Heart Foundation, a slew of present and former NFL greats Continue reading

The NFL Personal Conduct Policy: Not Worth the Paper It’s Printed On

Of all the rules Commissioner David Stern enforced in his thirty years presiding over the NBA, his dress code legislation was one of the most criticized. At one point, too many players began showing up to games or press conferences Continue reading

Six surefire ways to fix the Orlando Magic

“I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore!” -Peter Finch as Howard Beale in Network   That’s it.  I’m fed up! I have been a die-hard Orlando Magic fan for years, supporting the team through thick Continue reading

Final thoughts on Magic-Hawks: Orlando’s regression, Dwight’s plight and how Las Vegas got it wrong

Recapping the Atlanta Hawks-Orlando Magic series 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

Hail or Rail IV: Ray Allen, Aaron Rodgers, Ohio State, Otis Smith, Antawn Jamison, the NFL and fantasy baseball

One man’s take on Ray Allen, Aaron Rodgers, Ohio State, Otis Smith, Antawn Jamison, the NFL and fantasy baseball Continue reading

Chumpservations, Vol. 19: Haunted houses, abdominal crunches, indiscreet Tweets and the trials of the nicknameless

SportsChump’s thoughts on nicknaming athletes, indiscreet Tweets, haunted mansions and insomniacs in shape Continue reading

Orlando Magic pull trigger on Gilbert Arenas trade.

Have you ever been watching a sporting event where your team is winning comfortably, you leave the room to grab a quick beverage, only to return and find your team down? That’s kind of what happened with me and the Continue reading