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Delonte West: Ducking Questions About LeBron’s Momma Gloria (Again)
September 29, 2010 – 11:33 am | No Comment
Delonte West: Ducking Questions About LeBron’s Momma Gloria (Again)

Even though saying “no comment” to a probing question usually means “I have no opinion on this particular issue, but I’m most likely guilty,” maybe that’s what Delonte West should have said when he was …

10 Questions To Consider As The NBA Preseason Begins
September 28, 2010 – 11:22 am | 13 Comments
10 Questions To Consider As The NBA Preseason Begins

Psssssttttttt…Don’t look now, but the National Basketball Association’s season is right around the corner. While the sports world focuses on the start of the NFL season and the end of the MLB season, the NBA …

Team USA Wins Gold At FIBA—Did Anyone Care?
September 13, 2010 – 11:30 am | No Comment
Team USA Wins Gold At FIBA—Did Anyone Care?

It was good to see Team USA win the FIBA gold medal for the first time since 1994, wasn’t it? Perhaps you were too busy with the start of the NFL season to notice that …

This Is How A Dunk Contest Should Be Done!
September 2, 2010 – 9:50 am | 2 Comments
This Is How A Dunk Contest Should Be Done!

The NBA dunk contest has been somewhat lame since Vince Carter redefined what can be done with a basketball once airborne. Even though super athletes like LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Kobe Bryant could bring …

Are Mixed Martial Artists Better Fighters Than Boxers?
August 30, 2010 – 9:59 am | 10 Comments
Are Mixed Martial Artists Better Fighters Than Boxers?

When UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture choked out decorated boxer James Toney in just over three minutes at UFC 118, it answered the question “Are mixed martial artists better fighters than boxers,” right? Wrong.
What …

Carmelo Anthony Likely To Ship Out of Denver
August 29, 2010 – 11:23 am | 4 Comments
Carmelo Anthony Likely To Ship Out of Denver

The summer of basketball drama isn’t over yet.
After the most hotly contested free agency in the history of the game took place earlier this year and culminated in an hour-long special, it was widely speculated …

Men In Tights: Hot Or Not?
August 26, 2010 – 10:44 am | 8 Comments
Men In Tights: Hot Or Not?

With leggings remaining a hot commodity with the ladies, was it inevitable for them to translate into menswear?
Both leggings and tights ran rampant on fall 2010 runways, from Givenchy to Phillip Lim—but in quite a …

Carmelo Anthony Can Learn From LeBron James’s Free Agency
August 20, 2010 – 9:38 am | 3 Comments
Carmelo Anthony Can Learn From LeBron James’s Free Agency

Back in the day, August used to be reserved for football. Headlines about the NFL dominated newsstands. SportsCenter covered nothing but training camps. Everyone went away and used their summer vacations to mentally prepare for …

LeBron James’s Skinny Jeans vs Richard Jefferson’s Posse
August 18, 2010 – 5:15 pm | 8 Comments
LeBron James’s Skinny Jeans vs Richard Jefferson’s Posse

The equation looks something like this: “NBA player + photographic device – basketball court = disaster. During the playoffs Kobe Bryant’s LA Times photoshoot set the bar at a ridiculously high level—it’s the Wilt Chamberlain …

10 Jerseys That Could Get You Escorted Out Of A Professional Sports Stadium
July 30, 2010 – 9:34 am | 3 Comments
10 Jerseys That Could Get You Escorted Out Of A Professional Sports Stadium

Know what sounds like a really dumb idea right now? Wearing a LeBron James #6 Miami Heat jersey in the city of Cleveland. Yet, that’s exactly what one bright guy did the other night when …

Foxy Brown Goes To Court Over Restraining Order Violation
July 28, 2010 – 11:05 am | 2 Comments
Foxy Brown Goes To Court Over Restraining Order Violation

Pulling up in a black Lamborghini to a throng of paparazzi, and dressed in a body hugging teal dress with a metallic clutch and matching heels, Inga Marchand, better known to hip-hop fans as Foxy …

The Best Sports Celebration Ever?
July 28, 2010 – 9:31 am | 2 Comments
The Best Sports Celebration Ever?

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers (remember them?) had some cool little pre-game routines before every NBA game, where they’d pretend to be taking photos of each other in a goofy manner (side note: it’s kind …

Does Charles Barkley Have Any Right To Criticize LeBron James?
July 20, 2010 – 9:58 am | 12 Comments
Does Charles Barkley Have Any Right To Criticize LeBron James?

As both an NBA player and an NBA analyst for TNT, Charles Barkley has provided his fair share of controversial moments over the years. He’s told parents that he should not be considered a role …

Miami Heat Continue To Build
July 18, 2010 – 12:43 pm | 11 Comments
Miami Heat Continue To Build

Despite much speculation (and many scornful wishes) by those in the world of basketball that the Miami Heat would not be able to put quality players around its new triple threat, LeBron James‘s new team …

Gatorade Celebrates Young Athlete Of The Year 2010
July 17, 2010 – 11:30 am | 3 Comments
Gatorade Celebrates Young Athlete Of The Year 2010

Earlier this week I traveled to Los Angeles to attend the Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year Awards, part of the ESPY Awards 2010.
Two-time Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year Brandon Knight …

Dear Jesse Jackson: You’re Wack
July 16, 2010 – 9:45 am | 7 Comments
Dear Jesse Jackson: You’re Wack

Dear Jesse Jackson,
You’re wack. I’m really not sure how else to say it. Honestly, that is the first thing that comes to mind. Something as simple as the words “You’re Wack” truly summarize how I …

LeBron James Rocks Nike Air Zoom Toki
July 12, 2010 – 8:11 am | One Comment
LeBron James Rocks Nike Air Zoom Toki

Unless you live under a stone, rock, or any other apparatus that doesn’t allow for basic cable, you caught LeBron‘s “decision,” which sealed Cleveland‘s fate and increased the bandwagon innumerably down in Miami. While you can …

How “The Triumvirate” Could Change The NBA
July 10, 2010 – 12:07 pm | 45 Comments
How “The Triumvirate” Could Change The NBA

Change is usually met with more than its share of opposition. The landmark decisions by Dwayne Wade, LeBron James, and Chris Bosh to join forces via the Miami Heat is no different. With many people …

Oscar Grant Aftermath: The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same
July 10, 2010 – 11:16 am | 10 Comments
Oscar Grant Aftermath: The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same

“No one man should have all that power.” —Kanye West in “Power”
On November 4th, 2008, we thought we won. When Barack Obama defeated John McCain to become the first African-American president, we cheered and shouted …

No Justice: Oscar Grant Verdict Overshadowed By LeBron James
July 9, 2010 – 8:17 am | 44 Comments
No Justice: Oscar Grant Verdict Overshadowed By LeBron James

Thursday, July 8, 2010 will be a day that goes down in infamy for me. It’s not because “King” James abandoned his hometown of Cleveland to play super friends with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh …

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