The expectations in Philly are laughable at best, and the joke on social media Thursday night during the NBA draft was, “What is Philly going to do with all these centers?” Los Angeles drafted D’Angelo Russell ahead of Jahlil Okafor, who for for the better part of the 2014-15 college basketball season was expected to … Read More
As new MLB commissioner Rob Manfred reviews his lifetime ban from baseball, ESPN’s Outside the Lines, has now uncovered a new record that Pete Rose bet on baseball as a player through a mob connected book maker in 1986. Up until today Major League Baseball was not aware of the record which is contained in … Read More
Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer has given up one hit in the last 18 innings he has pitched. Saturday afternoon against the Pirates in Washington D.C. he threw a no-hitter, only six days after he struck out 16 and allowed one hit against Milwaukee.
In Saturday’s no hitter against the Pirates, he was one hitter away from throwing a perfect game, if it weren’t for Jose Tabata perhaps intentionally throwing his elbow in the way of a pitch to get on the bases via a hit-by-pitch.
It goes without saying that LeBron James is not Micheal Jordan.
Two different people, two different players.
But if you were to argue in terms of attitude and all the traditional intangibles that we as American sports fan seem to value one that seems important to us, as fans, is the player-coach relationship.
Micheal Jordan was loyal to Phil. Kobe through all the frustration was loyal to Phil. Magic loyal to Pat Riley. LeBron James has been through three coaches (see headline “Cavs fire Mike Brown to make LeBron James Happy”), Brown, Erik Spoelstra and David Blatt, will he go through a fourth?
Soccer Star David Beckham released the following statement via the Associated Press on Wednesday concerning allegations of misconduct among FIFA officials: “Some of the things that we now know happened were despicable, unacceptable and awful for the game we love so much.” “Whilst it has not been good to read some of the headlines … Read More
Disclaimer: I grew in Indiana around the time Mark Jackson made the Indiana Pacers relevant.
Larry Bird, Reggie Miller, Donnie Walsh and a host of other personnel had a hand in the team’s overwhelming success in the late 90s’ earlier 2000’s but Jackson made the offense work. He knew when to feed the ball to Rik Smits down-low and how to set up Reggie for the three. He never got enough credit.
I wanted to write a few things about tonight’s David Letterman finale. I don’t pretend to be a T.V. expert but I will say that Letterman has been my favorite for many years even while others seemed to loathe him. It was mostly from my grandparents generation downward. My grandpa thought his show stunk and … Read More
According to the New York Daily News, Roger Goodell will issue a suspension of Tom Brady sometime next week for his role in what is now known as “deflate gate”. Via Source: Myers: Roger Goodell will suspend Tom Brady for DeflateGate – NY Daily News Our view: The NFL tends to be reactionary of late … Read More
View image | gettyimages.com By Travis Duncan —I don’t agree with everything that Bill Simmons has ever said or written, but I do think he has done more positive than not in his tenure with ESPN. Friday ESPN announced Simmons will be leaving ESPN when his contract expires in September. Simmons has done more for ESPN … Read More
View image | gettyimages.com Mike Rodak of ESPN.com got the quote of the spring/summer NFL wise when LeSean McCoy let loose on his former coach Chip Kelly. “The relationship was never really great,” McCoy said of Kelly (Via ESPN). “I feel like I always respected him as a coach. I think that’s the way he … Read More
Rated as a five star high school football recruit who has signed a letter of intent to play at Georgia, Terry Goodwin has a try out offer from the Atlanta Braves. Michael Carvell of the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports: Terry Godwin is a 5-star receiver from Callaway High School, and he signed a football scholarship … Read More
VCU Basketball player Mo Alie-Cox has been charged with battery, reports WTVR in Richmond. VCU Rams basketball player Mo Alie-Cox was charged with misdemeanor assault and battery after an incident involving a woman at a Richmond nightspot, according to Richmond court documents Jameis Winston reportedly snubbed ESPN on Draft Day, via Awful Announcing. UCLA has … Read More