I read some comments on Twitter the other day that got me thinking about two things. One is that I need to stay off the internet. The drivel that’s eroding cyberspace these days is mind-numbing. The second thing I thought Continue reading Jimmy Butler solidifies “superstar” status, gives internet one less thing to argue about
During a mid-game interview, smack dab in the middle of the third quarter of a Game Seven, with his team on the verge of ousting the Milwaukee Bucks, first year Celtics coach Ime Udoka took not-so-subtle jab at the defending Continue reading Ime who?
I’m a bartender at a whiskey bar, an Irish pub, Ybor City’s finest. Accordingly, there’s rarely a shift that goes by without me concocting an old-fashioned for a wanting customer. We even have a variety of specialty old-fashioneds on the Continue reading Old-Fashioneds, Refs and Old-Fashioned Refs
I’m so disappointed in myself. Clearly, I have not been listening to enough Public Enemy. Once again, with the glacier-headed Titanic that is the Brooklyn Nets, I fell victim to believing the hype. Memo to self: cue up Fear of Continue reading Celtics Embarrass Nets, Remind Me I Know Nothing About Basketball
Last November, only a few weeks before the Super Bowl, I hosted a pick ‘em contest to demonstrate the unpredictability of the NFL. It worked. I asked contestants to pick not only which teams would be in the Super Bowl Continue reading 2022 NBA Finals Pick ‘Em Contest
After watching a season (or two, really) that have been characterized by disarray, with vaccine-refusing Kyrie Irving playing only half the season, James Harden being shipped to Philly for a clinically depressed guy (allegedly) that hasn’t played a lick and Continue reading Something happened on the way to Brooklyn: Kevin Durant’s Continued, Yet Stifled, Quest for Greatness
I have a few questions. For a while now, the NBA has been force-feeding us this whole “mid-season tournament” idea while we continue to push it away like a kid does his vegetables. Commissioner Silver and Co. have been testing Continue reading The NBA’s mid-summer nightmare
Have you ever wondered what life is like living in a bubble? While many of us have thanks to the 2020 Coronavirus outbreak, few of us lived life under the strict conditions of an isolated environment. Have you ever wondered Continue reading Book Review: Bubbleball by Ben Golliver
Allow me to become the millionth writer to wax quasi-poetically about Deandre Ayton. I figured going last in line allows my Ayton-fest to become the most recent in your feed. For those of you not paying attention to these NBA Continue reading Let the fawning over Deandre Ayton officially commence!!
I could have entitled this post “How wrong I was about the Milwaukee Bucks.” I could have also labeled this post “How I lost $50 and an expensive steak dinner betting on the Nets.” Similarly, I could have called this Continue reading Your Final Four NBA Primer