Some relationships are destined for failure. You can sense it before it happens. That first fight, that little squabble, that annoying thing your partner does that you put up with for a while but that you know will ultimately lead Continue reading
Let’s take a break from football for a brief moment to talk about some recent atrocities of the hardcourt. I’ve been so involved with work and the end of this football season lately that I have yet to watch an Continue reading
Once upon a time, the Los Angeles Lakers were irrelevant. It was a brief period in their otherwise celebrated history, one which their fans would rather forget… but it happened. After losing in the NBA Finals to the Chicago Bulls Continue reading
With all this talk about Phil Jackson moving to Manhattan to salvage the woeful Knicks, a team that coincidentally hasn’t won a title since he played for them in the 1970s, I found now to be the perfect time to Continue reading
I love a good rumor. Don’t get me wrong. I don’t subscribe to The Globe or The Enquirer… although I do give them a quick thumb-through for shits and giggles while standing in line at the supermarket. Hey, if one Continue reading
The pierced, black giant strutted into the Oval Office as if he felt perfectly at home there. He and the president had been friends dating back to their Chicago days although few knew the extent of their relationship. Even then, Continue reading
“There’s this incident that occurs with Michael Jordan and Steve Kerr on a basketball practice floor, where there’s a little tension between them, and eventually Michael reacts to it and hits Steve. And at that point there’s a turning point Continue reading
The decision to not fire Don Mattingly is an interesting case study in decision-making, luck and timing.
Gregg Popovich became the head coach of the San Antonio Spurs in 1996. Doc Rivers began coaching the Celtics in ‘04. Erik Spoelsta started his tenure with the Miami Heat in 2008, five years ago. That makes Spoelstra the third Continue reading
We’ve all been there before, driving around town behind the wheel of our sedans, looking for our intended destination with a carful of passengers, when one of those passengers, the loud-mouth know-it-all in the back, begins shouting out directions.