I tend bar in an Irish pub in Ybor City. For those of you unfamiliar with the area, Ybor is a relatively urban part of Tampa, deeply entrenched in rich Italian, Cuban and Spanish cultural heritage. Brick streets, century old Continue reading Name, Image, Likeness: No More Free Parking
I remember Walter McCarty. If you’re a basketball fan around my age, you probably do too. Back in the mid-nineties, attending Kentucky-Florida college basketball games was a gala event. Back when they split the conference into Eastern and Western divisions Continue reading How Walter McCarty shook up the world
We can go on debating which are the greatest sports movies of all-time; the list is abundant. But to me, two forgotten, early-90s sports movies stand out as underrated and particularly telling considering all that’s going on in sports nearly Continue reading Two sports movies that were well ahead of their time
I saw Rick Pitino coach in person quite a bit back in the early 1990s. That was one of the perks of attending a school in the Southeastern Conference. College athletics was a healthy, even historical, distraction. Back then, SEC Continue reading Rick Pitino ends coaching career with an ‘L’
I try not to be reactionary in times like these but I’m waiting for someone to convince me that Rick Pitino is not one of the top five, Division I, men’s college basketball coaches of all-time.
HAIL 1 point – NBA Winning Streaks I don’t recall that last time we saw double-digit winning streaks by four different teams in a single NBA season.
“There’s nobody guarding the passer! Kentucky doesn’t have anybody on the ball!” -Dick Vitale, March 28, 1992
Have you ever heard of Frank Vogel? Be honest, have you?
Aside from being possibly the cutest thing you’ve ever seen on the internet, it occurred to me that the following video serves as the perfect metaphor for sports today.
As most of you regular readers know, every so often, I’ll check in with Croshere, my Las Vegas correspondent.