The shortened season, why it will never happen and why any discussion of such matters is absolutely ludicrous

LeBron James and Dirk Nowitzki recently had a conversation about the merits of shortening the basketball season. Yawn! Before delving into this matter wholeheartedly, I’d like to know where this conversation took place.  Did it take place over a fancy Continue reading

Underestimating the San Antonio Spurs

I feel an apology is in order. As a hardcore, self-professed basketball jones, of all people, I should know better than to underestimate the always underestimated San Antonio Spurs.  Somehow, once again, I fell victim to doing so.  I know Continue reading

Sports Snobbery, Volume Three: Combating the unidentifiable, uneducated and unfortunately opinionated forum-dweller

I recently joined a new, online forum.  As one who runs roughshod through a number of different social media sites to promote my own, I’m always looking to share, but not necessarily impose, my opinions on others. The new forum 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

When good is bad: No flash in the pan for the Indiana Pacers

This post is for the casual basketball fan, not the over-eager basketball jones like me but the one who tunes in to only a few games a year, knows a few big named players and can probably pick LeBron, Kobe Continue reading

The woes of determining the Orlando Magic’s greatest player ever

As a sports fan and furiously obsessed sports blogger, I subscribe to various online updates.  As a Magic fan, the Orlando Sentinel is one of those.

Random thoughts on the NBA Playoffs so far… and a look ahead

After watching the Clippers outscore the Spurs by 22 points in the first quarter of Game Three of their playoff series, it appeared, if ever so briefly, that San Antonio was not as invincible as everyone thought.  Then we saw Continue reading

Hail or Rail Five: Indians, Mavericks, Lakers, Spurs, Magic, Rondo and the Prez

Welcome to Edition Five of Hail or Rail.  With the NBA and NHL playoffs in full swing and Major League Baseball well underway, it’s been a wild few weeks in sports.  This time around, we feature a few repeat offenders Continue reading

Western Conference Playoffs Preview: Spurs-Lakers anyone?

2011 NBA Western Conference Playoff Preview Continue reading

Timberwolves go artsy to support fragrant All-Star Kevin Love

Athletes have been known to endorse the oddest things: blue jeans, panty hose, bug spray, even erectile dysfunction medication. So why not a fragrance, right?