I’m torn. Not Rip Torn, the actor, but torn torn. Unsure torn. Conflicted torn. Now that some of the dust has settled since LeBron James publicly spurned Cleveland for the oft-unfilled American Airlines Arena, I’m still not sure whether the
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Michael Jordan on LeBron James Poor LeBron. He’s been living in Michael Jordan’s shadow ever since he entered the league. His recent “Decision” hasn’t made things any easier for his newly, blemished image.
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So the Knicks Blog referenced an article written yesterday by Kevin Burke over at Hoops Doctor about how Isiah Thomas deserves an apology from Knicks fans.
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Last Thanksgiving was a holiday the Woods household would like to forget, for that was the night the life of the world’s most recognizable athlete was changed forever.
Dear Chuck, As I sit here on my sofa writing this, you’re probably out at a casino, golf course or ritzy, all-you-can-eat buffet somewhere, having the time of your life. But I have something other than cards, bunkers and food
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Man, things have been slow. Ever since Lebron-gate-athlon-palooza, the sports world has been boooooooring.
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It’s a tough world for Mark Cuban. Not to knock anyone who made a fortune in excess of two billion dollars. But to go from computer ubernerd into the NBA with a revamped image of an engaged, tough, devil-may-care persona
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I couldn’t have been more giddy all throughout Wednesday. MSG stock was flying, celebrities were rushing to their Twitter accounts to brag about knowing Lebron was choosing the Knicks,
What can I say? This past week, I’ll freely admit, I fell prey to the non-stop, LeBron-a-thon that became ESPN, Twitter and the rest of the media outlets nationwide (although I feel a little dirty now that it’s all said
Continue reading LeBron James-mania sparks an imaginative 48 hours on Twitter →
March, 2010 marked twenty years since the passing of Hank Gathers. I intended to write about him and my Loyola-Marymount experience at the time, but the words didn’t come out right. After watching ESPN’s Guru of Go, a documentary about
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