“This is my home. This is my city.” -Giannis Antetokounmpo The Bucks got their man. “Whew!” sighed Milwaukee collectively. While Bucks fans (there are some, yes?) waited with bated breath to see whether Giannis Antetokounmpo would re-sign for the supermax Continue reading Milwaukee Maxes Out
At long last, after three months of anticipation, the New Orleans Pelicans’ number one draft pick, Zion Williamson, finally took the floor in an NBA basketball game. After a slow start from a 19-year old kid who clearly was not Continue reading Zion Williamson and the art of the rebound
With all the millions of dollars being thrown around the NBA this summer, it was only a matter of time before we heard some disgruntled, and as-of-yet anonymous, NBA GM complain about the salaries of his employees. God bless the Continue reading Max guys, whiny GMs and the current state of the NBA
Hotels.com has a new mascot. His name is Captain Obvious. His pitch in their relatively entertaining, television spots is that using their website to book a vacation is the obvious choice. Years ago while hosting Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update, Continue reading No Shit, Sherlock: Volume One
In one of the more poignant sports commercials of all time, Charles Barkley told America that he was not a role model. Of course, Chuck was just trying to sell some shoes in the process but his point resonates to Continue reading Rethinking the modern athlete’s place in society
Tony Dungy had been one of the most untouchable men in all of sports. Former head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Super Bowl winning coach of the Indianapolis Colts, the first African-American male ever to do so, Dungy Continue reading The Dungy Dilemma
I’ve never been big on self-help books. I’ve never felt the need to drop fifty or a hundred bucks to have Tony Robbins or Deepak Chopra tell me how to be properly motivated.
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 Putting the Dream Team debate to rest
I read somewhere that Dennis Rodman is putting out a children’s book. More power to him.
As most of you regular readers know, every so often, I’ll check in with Croshere, my Las Vegas correspondent.