Despite the healthy paycheck and inherent fringe benefits, presiding as general manager over a professional sports team can be a tremendously, risky endeavor. Just like Forrest Gump’s mother used to preach… life is like a box of chocolates. You never Continue reading
Confidence is a really bad movie starring Edward Burns. If I remember the plot correctly, Burns plays a con artist who’s trying to pull off the scam of his life. The film features a number of twists and rather predictable Continue reading
Portland Trailblazers head coach Terry Stotts had just lost to the Golden State Warriors. His Trailblazers have reached the Western Conference Finals, far exceeding anyone’s expectations but in today’s NBA, if you want to make your mark, you better be Continue reading
With my brand, new car in the shop needing, wait for it, a whole new engine, #HyundaiBuyerBeware, what better time to catch up on some NBA Playoffs? I wasn’t driving anywhere so I grabbed the remote, cracked open a bottle Continue reading
One of the most underrated and commonly forgotten press conferences of all time is Rasheed Wallace’s “Both Teams Played Hard.” It falls slightly short of Allen Iverson’s “We Talkin’ ‘Bout Practice” but then again, what doesn’t? Back in 2003, Rasheed Continue reading
We’ve all been there. We’ve all had partners in our past where, over time, the relationship ran its course due to arguing, bickering and the inability to see eye to eye.
Welcome to edition three of our Hail or Rail Scale. In the past, we’ve honored (and dishonored) Steve Spurrier, Zenyatta, Cecil Newton and Randy Moss among others. This time around we’ve compiled a brand new list of inductees who will Continue reading
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.
The NFL has a lot of bad teams. Entering Week Six, nine teams, the Bills, Lions, Panthers, Bucs, Rams, Browns, Titans, Raiders and Chiefs all had a combined five wins… and some of those teams had played each other!