Passing Fancy: College Basketball’s career assist leaders and another record that will never be broken

Since I subscribe to various, sports-related e-mail groups, including University of Florida basketball, I recently discovered that Erving Walker, the diminutive point guard from Brooklyn, New York, became the Gators’ all-time assist leader, breaking Ronnie Montgomery’s previous record of 503.

Like the Heat, hate the Heat. Still undecided.

I’m torn. Not Rip Torn, the actor, but torn torn.  Unsure torn.  Conflicted torn. Now that some of the dust has settled since LeBron James publicly spurned Cleveland for the oft-unfilled American Airlines Arena, I’m still not sure whether the Continue reading

Chumpservations, Vol. 13: Bud Selig, Armando Galarraga, Jim Joyce, World Cup Soccer, the NBA Finals, Ken Griffey, Jr., Jose Canseco, Affliction sport coats, Danny Ferry, drunken bosses and broken-down Volkswagens

The week that was, including Bud Selig, Armando Galarraga, Jim Joyce, World Cup Soccer, the NBA Finals, Ken Griffey, Jr., Jose Canseco, Affliction sport coats, Danny Ferry, drunken bosses and broken-down Volkswagens 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.