Why immediately rejecting Omer Asik’s trade is a solid second step for the Houston Rockets

“I want a hamburger… no, a cheeseburger. I want a hot dog. I want a milkshake…” “You’ll get nothing, and like it!”

Dwight Howard shits, gets off pot; now Houston’s problem

And finally, it’s over. Like the armful of heavy grocery bags we struggle to carry up three flights of stairs to ultimately rest on our kitchen countertop, our burden has finally been relieved.  Dwight Howard has a home and that Continue reading

Houston Rockets to retire Yao Ming’s jersey but is he worthy?

I think, as sports fans, we’re getting a little soft. There was a time when receiving entry into the Hall of Fame or having your jersey retired meant you were among the greatest of all-time, that your contributions to the Continue reading

The 13 most memorable individual altercations in sports, Part One

When I first heard that Jerry Sloan, long time coach of the Utah Jazz, had retired due to an alleged altercation with point guard Deron Williams (which inadvertently led to both of them leaving Utah), I was immediately taken by Continue reading

December Chumpservations, Vol. 2: The injured Greg Oden, Tracy McGrady and Troy Polamalu

Portland’s Kneed Two and a half years ago, Ohio State’s Greg Oden was the consensus number one draft pick of the Portland Trailblazers. It was hoped the seven-footer would bring the franchise back to prosperity.