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8 Venues That the NHL Should Look at for Outdoor Games

July 26th, 2013
Well, we are in the throes of summer. Since it’s quite hot in my hometown, what better way to think cool thoughts than to posit about outdoor hockey? This January, the NHL is having a record number of games in football or baseball stadiums: five.  This includes the 2014 Winter Classic ...

Brooklyn Nets: Is This Deron Williams’ Year?

July 26th, 2013
Yesterday, after LeBron James announced he was sitting out the 2014 Worlds and 2016 Olympics, a number of articles came out postulating as to who will be chosen for those competitions.  Very few of them had two-time gold medalist and three-time All-Star Deron Williams in the lineup.   That event is ...

Detroit Pistons: 5 Reasons the Pistons Will Make the Playoffs in 2014

July 13th, 2013
Since the Detroit Pistons went to six straight conference finals in the 2000s, they haven’t had much playoff success: their last playoff appearance was in 2009, and they have had four straight seasons of 30 victories or fewer. However, I believe this is the year that Detroit breaks through and plays ...

5 Veteran Backup Point Guard Options for the Washington Wizards

July 2nd, 2013
Obviously, the starting point guard for the Washington Wizards' foreseeable future will be John Wall if he's healthy.  But who will the backup be?When researching an article on the Wizards' 2014 playoff hopes, I came across an interesting stat, courtesy of SportingCharts.com: In the 1,602 minutes John Wall was on the floor ...

2013 NBA Finals: Is Manu Ginobili Overrated?

June 22nd, 2013
After coming within a single point of their fifth Larry O’Brien Trophy, the San Antonio Spurs fell to the Miami Heat in seven games. This was due in no small part to the poor ball-handling and shooting of Spurs guard Manu Ginobili.One thing that got to me about the commentary ...