My favorite day of the entire calendar year is tomorrow. The first round of the NFL draft. Don’t get me wrong, the draft is a weekend long excursion for me. Every year, on the fringe on April and May, I strap myself to the couch for the duration of draft weekend. If I’m not on […]Read more "The 2015 NFL Football Film Draft"
The snow has melted, the grills are being busted out, and it seems as if Spring is upon us. Baseball is back with a painstakingly boring vengeance (I tolerate love you baseball, I do), the NBA is gearing up for the playoffs, and finally, oh finally, it’s officially #DRAFTSZN. YAAAASSSS, ROGER, YAAAASSSS ! ! ! Two […]Read more "NFL Draft Report | Five First Round Fits"
The first day of NFL free agency is known by most as the first day of the league year. And while teams were not technically allowed to sign players to new contracts until 4 PM on March 10, word began to leak a few days prior to the starting bell. Somewhat of a buzz kill, […]Read more "Examining the NFL Free Agency Frenzy: A Comprehensive First Impression"
Freshman sensation and NPOY candidate Jahlil Okafor is reminding Duke Blue Devil fans what it’s like to have a dominant big. And while he’s a sure one-and-done candidate, Okafor gives the Cameron Crazies a reason to get excited with March quickly approaching. Time stood still momentarily this past Wednesday night in Durham, North Carolina. Not throughout […]Read more "On the Block | Jahlil Okafor and the Momentary Resurgence of the Blue Devil Big Man"
Every February when the NBA trade deadline swings around post All-Star break, the rumors start flying and relationships start shattering. It happens year after year. Dwight hates his coach, Melo wants to be in an Empire State of mind, yeah, yeah you get the story. Whether trades are born out of player discontentment or teams […]Read more "Who Won Thursday’s NBA Trade Deadline?"
NBA All-Star Weekend has always been an event that’s “for the kids.” The only question is — which kids are we talking about here? Last night’s BBVA Rising Stars Challenge showcased a slew of the world’s youngest and most profound athletes in the entire world. The friendly exhibition game, held at Brooklyn’s Barclays Arena, is one of […]Read more "NBA All-Star Weekend | It’s All For the Kids"
Like Poetry In Motion’s Super Bowl Preview In what will hopefully be a Super Bowl for the ages, the New England Patriots go up against the defending champs in the Seattle Seahawks. The best teams from each conference are going to battle in a war of which includes freaks, geniuses, and legends. Legacies are built […]Read more "Like Poetry In Motion’s Super Bowl Preview"
Arm Chair General Manager | Philly’s Draft Dilemma Alex Bell | Anyone that knows me is aware of how much of an NFL Draftaholic I am. When that fateful weekend swings around every spring, you might as well forget about me for a solid four days. This love affair of mine has blossomed over the […]Read more "Arm Chair General Manager | Philly’s Draft Dilemma"
I want to preface this stream of consciousness by stating that no words that I write will even begin to scratch the surface of Stuart Scott’s legacy, as well as his everlasting effect on those that both knew him personally, or those that knew him from afar. I can only hope that by writing these […]Read more "The Other Side of the Pillow | My Recollection and Appreciation of Stuart Scott"
Just in case you’ve been living under a rock for the duration of the summer, lets bring you up to speed on a few things… Exercising the fifth year player option that was included in his contract, LeBron James decided on June 25, 2014 that he would once again include himself in the NBA’s free […]Read more "The Cleveland Conundrum"