Billy the Kid heads west to Oklahoma City

I was once in a relationship for ten years, which in all fairness lasted about six years longer than it should have.  In its final days, things had gone sour.  Despite living together, we had grown apart.  Goals differed; disagreements Continue reading

Clarifying the MVP debate

In a recent radio interview with Dan Patrick, Cleveland Cavalier Kevin Love said that Russell Westbrook is more deserving of this year’s MVP Award than Love’s own teammate LeBron James.  In their never-ending quest to make something out of nothing, Continue reading

The NFL Personal Conduct Policy: Not Worth the Paper It’s Printed On

Of all the rules Commissioner David Stern enforced in his thirty years presiding over the NBA, his dress code legislation was one of the most criticized. At one point, too many players began showing up to games or press conferences Continue reading

A look back at Playboy’s 2007 College Basketball Season Preview

I was rummaging through a friend’s old Playboy collection recently (no, we weren’t in his tree house) when I stumbled upon one of their college basketball preview editions.  I asked if I could borrow the magazine for a “Where Are Continue reading

When egos collide: The inevitable downfall of Russell Westbrook

For years now, we’ve read about the on-again/off-again bro-mance between Kevin Durant and his teammate Russell Westbrook.  They’re the NBA’s most dynamic, fake-spectacled duo this side of Dwyane Wade and LeBron James.

Putting the Dream Team debate to rest

I woke up late the other morning to find out that the US Men’s Basketball team had barely eked out a victory over Lithuania, by a final score of 99-94.  Apparently, LeBron bailed out Team USA with a strong fourth Continue reading