Not “King,” Just LeBron: Cleveland, US a sadder place

Above: Chief Wahoo is going to need to find a new bridge partner, reports indicate Everyone knows where my heart lies. I grew up in Akron. I learned to play on these courts. When I skipped recruitment and came directly to the NBA, this city supported me and helped me become the man I am. … Continue reading

It Is Almost Upon Us

Long before the clock hit zero and the fat lady began singing on the Cleveland Cavaliers season, the talk around the NBA was no longer the rest of this year, but the future of a few select superstars. In fact, the talk began before the fat lady began tuning her voice, before she arrived at … Continue reading

The End of the Fighting Sioux

This past Thursday a State Supreme Court ruled that the University of North Dakota would be allowed to put an end to its team’s nickname: The Fighting Sioux. The college has wanted to change the nickname to be allowed into the NCAA Division I Summit League. The NCAA has been quoted as believing that the … Continue reading

Most Total Sports Badass/Complete Nutjob, 2009: Sean Avery, Plaxico Burress, and more

Winner: Plaxico Burress/WR/frmr NY (football) Giants In a world of skin-tight rules of sportsmanship, politically correct soundbites and calculated celebrity tweets, we would like to honor the Plaxico Burress for singlehandedly reaffirming our faith in sports humanity. Now, we can see you’re perplexed (per-Plaxico-ed? tee hee)…well, we can explain. For starters how effing boring is … Continue reading