For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. I’m proud of my heckling game. I wouldn’t necessarily call myself an all-time great but once I’ve partaken in a slight toke of a friend’s marijuana cigarette, one of my Continue reading Hecklers Gone Wild
Not long ago, two men perfected the basketball weapon called the “pick-and-roll.” John Stockton and Karl Malone reestablished this two-man offensive technique to combine for over a decade of playoff victories, two NBA Finals appearances and countless points scored. If Continue reading LeBron, AD and the indefensible pick-and-roll
There’s a certain je ne sais quoi when it comes to top-tier NBA athletes. Jordan, Bird and Magic all had it. Kobe and Shaq had it. For the longest time, we wondered whether LeBron had it. He ultimately proved he Continue reading Kevin Durant has no time for rappers or mascots
I wasn’t really planning on writing an NBA Playoff preview this post-season. As most of you know, I’ve already put all my eggs in the Miami Heat’s basket (although I found tempting value in both the Lakers at +1000 and Continue reading Holding Court, Vol. 3: Better Late Than Never First Round NBA Playoff Predictions
When I first heard that Jerry Sloan, long time coach of the Utah Jazz, had retired due to an alleged altercation with point guard Deron Williams (which inadvertently led to both of them leaving Utah), I was immediately taken by Continue reading The 13 most memorable individual altercations in sports, Part One
I’ll be the first to admit I don’t know a lick about horseracing, which is a shame considering I come from a long line of gamblers. I’ve always held my own at jai-alai, poker, sportsbook and the dogs but the Continue reading A Day at the Races: Another unsuccessful betting excursion at Tampa Bay Downs
Last week’s Hail or Rail Scale was such a smash hit, I did my best to expedite the next episode. Never let it be said I don’t have my readers’ best interests at heart. As you may recall, Randy Moss Continue reading Hail or Rail Scale, Part II: LeRon McClain, Erik Spoelstra, Antonio Margarito, Cecil Newton, Lakers, Jazz, Steve Spurrier and Kevin Love
Sportsfans, after months of waiting, the NBA’s second season is finally upon us.
The NFL has a lot of bad teams. Entering Week Six, nine teams, the Bills, Lions, Panthers, Bucs, Rams, Browns, Titans, Raiders and Chiefs all had a combined five wins… and some of those teams had played each other!