Enes Kanter: A True Modern Day Patriot

Enes Kanter Refuses to Bow to Erdogan or Anyone When the founding fathers of America threw tea into the Boston Harbor and aimed their muskets at Redcoats, it was to protest unjust rule. Rule by a monarch who the colonists thought overstepped his power through the levying of taxes and other perceived injustices. When compared [...]

By |2019-08-17T08:43:38+00:00August 17th, 2019|Basketball, General Sports, NBA|Comments Off on Enes Kanter: A True Modern Day Patriot

The Worst Timeout in NBA History; or Nick Nurse is the Anti-Andy Reid

The Worst Timeout in NBA History Brings the Warriors Back from Valhalla Congratulations Andy Reid, you have company on the Mount Rushmore of Clock Mismanagement! And the newest addition joins you for the polar opposite reason. The Jolly Red Giant of Kansas City (and Philadelphia) is, of course, known for his complete and utter inability [...]

By |2019-06-11T12:48:42+00:00June 11th, 2019|NBA, News|Comments Off on The Worst Timeout in NBA History; or Nick Nurse is the Anti-Andy Reid

Why We Get So Angry Over Bad Officiating

*Editor's Note: The First Section is a Rant on the Stanley Cup. The Real Article Begins in the Second Section. Enjoy* Bad Officiating Breaks the Promise Implicit in Sports Nole Acciari was slew-footed. Acciari knew it. Every person watching in person or on television knew it. Hell, even Tyler Bozak knew it. But, the only [...]

By |2019-06-07T16:00:48+00:00June 7th, 2019|General Sports, MLB, NBA, News, NFL, NHL, Soccer|Comments Off on Why We Get So Angry Over Bad Officiating

Semi Ojeleye Is Brad Stevens’ Wild Card Against the Bucks

Will Semi Ojeleye Be an Ace-in-the-Hole or a Joker Against the Bucks Semi Ojeleye (pronounced "SHEH-mee" "O-jih-LAY" in case Marv Albert is wondering) is the biggest wild card in a series of wild cards. Semi, who is built like something you would get when you maxed out the muscle meter in NBA2K's Create-a-Player, is the [...]

By |2019-04-24T13:46:18+00:00April 24th, 2019|NBA, News|Comments Off on Semi Ojeleye Is Brad Stevens’ Wild Card Against the Bucks

Reflections: When It Is More Than the Game

Three Instances This Weekend Reminded Viewers Life Is More Than the Game Tonight at sundown (September 18, 2018), Yom Kippur starts. Yom Kippur is the Day of Atonement for Jewish people around the world. It is a time for reflection and a time to apologize for all the sins of the past year. These moments of [...]

By |2018-09-18T20:11:20+00:00September 18th, 2018|General Sports, Lifestyle, NBA, NFL|Comments Off on Reflections: When It Is More Than the Game

Why the National Anthem, the Flag, and Memorial Day Matter

Standing for the National Anthem, Respecting the Flag, and Honoring Memorial Day Some say it is just a flag. Some say it is just a song. But Old Glory and the National Anthem are more than that. The last time I remember really staring at the United States' flag was on a blisteringly cold Sunday [...]

By |2018-05-28T03:30:16+00:00May 28th, 2018|Lifestyle, NBA, NFL|3,832 Comments

How to Lose a Game Three Minutes at a Time

The Final Three Minutes of Every Quarter Are Deciding The ECFs The best coach I ever had in any sport was my first basketball coach, Mr. Smith (his actual name). Mr. Smith had a wealth of basketball knowledge, but his gift was simplifying the game for his players. One of his best tricks was to [...]

By |2018-05-23T15:39:47+00:00May 23rd, 2018|NBA, News|6,779 Comments

The Dancing Bear Finally Gets Asked to Prom

Guerschon Yabusele (The Dancing Bear) Gets His First Career Start In honor of Guerschon Yabusele, AKA the Dancing Bear, getting his first career start, here is the live blog of the Boston Celtics game against the Washington Wizards on March 14, 2018... a date that... well, we probably we all forget soon once the Celtics [...]

By |2018-03-15T03:11:01+00:00March 15th, 2018|NBA|4,035 Comments

Heroes are Heroes, No Matter the Skin Color

Whether Black, White, Catholic or Jewish, Heroes Transcend Barriers This should not be that difficult. If you live your life in a righteous fashion, if you abide by a strict code of morals and values, and if you put yourself in harm's way to help others, you are a hero. If you subjugate your own [...]

By |2018-02-14T02:56:18+00:00February 13th, 2018|Lifestyle, NBA|6,879 Comments

Smart Blogging: Chapter One (vs. Bucks 12/4/17)

Smart Blogging: Chapter One I have on a long-sleeve Hartford Whalers shirt, am drinking a Samuel Adam's Octoberfest with some Jack Daniels Fire Whiskey poured in, already ate dinner (salmon and mashed potatoes)... let's do this. First off, a quick explanation why I am doing this. I love Marcus Smart. The man can't really shoot [...]

By |2017-12-05T02:52:42+00:00December 5th, 2017|NBA|Comments Off on Smart Blogging: Chapter One (vs. Bucks 12/4/17)