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NBA, MLB, NFL, and NHL: Rest Easy

August 28th, 2010
I had a dream. Well, more like a nightmare. More like Freddy Kruger than Martin Luther King Jr. A daydream, really, or possibly just a thought. Let me explain. Back in sixth grade, while living in my parents house, we seemed to have cable television every other year. One year I ...

2010 NBA Finals, Game 1: Don’t Believe the Hype

June 4th, 2010
From the moment Ron Ron and Paul Pierce got into their reverse embrace, I knew the NBA Finals had finally arrived. A little jostlin’ and a little jawin’ never hurt anybody, and besides, it was the god damn Finals for Larry O’ Brien’s sake. Pierce and Artest had been going ...

Portland’s Steve Blake: Hate Me Now

November 8th, 2009
You heard the whispers.  Too skinny.  No defense.  Weakest link.  But you brushed them off. You brushed them off back when you attended Oak Hill Academy.  The same elite school that housed the likes of Carmelo Anthony, Michael Beasley, Rajon Rondo, and Kevin Durant, among others. You brushed them off when ...