The trek to Fayetteville, Part “And Then There Were” Four

The Don Calvino finally arrived early Friday morning bearing gifts: a beautiful bottle of Bajan rum, officially making it the first bottle of Mount Gay to travel from Barbados to Atlanta to Memphis to Fayetteville and then to Tampa.  Somebody Continue reading

The trek to Arkansas, Part “And Then There Were” Three

“Memphis is a city that hums and thrums. Its song is constant.” Robert Gordon, Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion I have a few US cities left on my “to-visit” bucket list.  For example, I’ve never been to Continue reading

Holding Court, Vol. 3: Better Late Than Never First Round NBA Playoff Predictions

I wasn’t really planning on writing an NBA Playoff preview this post-season.  As most of you know, I’ve already put all my eggs in the Miami Heat’s basket (although I found tempting value in both the Lakers at +1000 and Continue reading

Your updated NBA contest standings

Back in December, I hosted a contest, asking each of you ten questions of varying difficulty about the upcoming NBA season. Now that the season is about two-thirds over, it’s time to take a look back at those questions, see Continue reading

Upset Central in the NBA Playoffs: Hawks and Hornets and Grizzlies, Oh My!

How the 2011 NBA Playoffs have turned into March Madness Continue reading

Western Conference Playoffs Preview: Spurs-Lakers anyone?

2011 NBA Western Conference Playoff Preview Continue reading

SportsChump.net presents They Said What? featuring Ron Artest, Allen Iverson, Rafael Palmeiro, Bill Plaschke, Andy Roddick and Tiger Woods

The Lakers announced they were for trading Trevor Ariza to the Houston Rockets for Ron Artest.  In a recent Sportscenter interview, Artest told ESPN he thinks L.A. “can definitely win a championship.”  Someone may want to inform Artest the Lakers just Continue reading