I’ve been wrestling with this whole Lavar Ball story for quite some time now. Generally, I enjoy writing about people we’ll never hear from again. For example, do you remember when Cam Newton’s dad was making all the headlines? No?
Continue reading LaVar’s got balls: The in-your-face marketing of one man’s son
In one of New York’s five boroughs, a brand new basketball coach coaching in a brand new basketball arena tries something never before seen on the sidelines, a trick straight out of a Bad News Bears movie, just to see
Continue reading Coaches Gone Wild: The fine line of cheating in sports
Gregg Popovich became the head coach of the San Antonio Spurs in 1996. Doc Rivers began coaching the Celtics in ‘04. Erik Spoelsta started his tenure with the Miami Heat in 2008, five years ago. That makes Spoelstra the third
Continue reading The tenuous tenure of an NBA head coach
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I read somewhere that Dennis Rodman is putting out a children’s book. More power to him.
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GOOD NEWS FOR CRAPPY football teams nationwide!
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Tagged AL East, British Open, Bud Selig, Carmelo Anthony, Dan Marino, DeWayne Wise, Drew Brees, FedEx Cup, Jason Kidd, LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, Mike DiMuro, New Orleans Saints, New York Knicks, New York Yankees, NFL, Oklahoma City Thunder, Roger Goodell, Steve Nash, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Rays, Tiger Woods |
Once the Mavericks advanced to the Western Conference Finals, I absolutely loved them against Oklahoma City. To me, a Dallas victory was a no-brainer. The Thunder may have been the trendy pick, but trendy is the reason there are so
Continue reading Experience trumps youth: Why my wallet and I liked Dallas over Oklahoma City
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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 Hail or Rail Five: Indians, Mavericks, Lakers, Spurs, Magic, Rondo and the Prez
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Tagged AL Central, Andrew Bynum, Barack Obama, Boston Celtics, Chris Bosh, Chris Paul, Cleveland Indians, Dallas Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki, Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade, Jason Kidd, JJ Barea, Justin Masterson, Kobe Bryant, Lamar Odom, Los Angeles Lakers, Madison Square Garden, Magic Johnson, Mark Cuban, Miami Heat, MLB, NBA, NBA Playoffs, New York Knicks, NHL, Pau Gasol, Philadelphia Phillies, Rajon Rondo, RC Buford, Ron Artest, San Antonio Spurs, Tim Duncan, Travis Hafner, Willis Reed |
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Tagged Brandon Roy, Chris Paul, Dallas Mavericks, David West, Denver Nuggets, George Karl, Gerald Wallace, Hakeem Olajuwon, Jason Kidd, Jason Terry, Kendrick Perkins, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant, Lamar Odom, LaMarcus Aldridge, Los Angeles Lakers, Manu Ginobili, Mark Cuban, Memphis Grizzlies, NBA, NBA Playoffs, New Orleans Hornets, Oklahoma City Thunder, Phil Jackson, Russell Westbrook, San Antonio Spurs, Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Tyson Chandler, Zach Randolph |
Even millionaires sing the blues. After the 2009-2010 Dallas Mavericks, winners of 55 games, were eliminated from the playoffs by their in-state rivals, the San Antonio Spurs, Mark Cuban felt a need to go back to his gold-encrusted, drawing board…
Continue reading Woe are the Dallas Mavericks
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Sportsfans, after months of waiting, the NBA’s second season is finally upon us.
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