Podcast

August 5, 2017

Closing Arguments: The 2017 NBA Finals   To loosely quote the late Dennis Green, the 2016-17 NBA Finals were “[what] we thought they were.” The “threematch” — our supposed reward for enduring what was a largely uneventful playoff campaign to date — ended with less of a bang and more of a thud. I’m not […]

August 5, 2017

8 Reasons to Start Following the English Premier League Next Weekend… …And how to choose your Club   Perhaps you’re here because you have a couple of friends who are borderline crazy when it comes to soccer. Maybe you’re looking for something to kill the hours until the NFL kicks off in September. Or maybe […]

August 5, 2017

Summer Binge-Worthy   We’re inside of three weeks away from the much-awaited Game of Thrones seventh season premiere, which is three weeks too long considering there is quite literally nothing else to watch on television. With the NBA season and 2017 Draft in the books, and shows like Better Call Saul (stock way up), The […]

August 5, 2017

LeBron v. MJ, Once and For All   When I was in elementary school, my teachers would delegate classroom “monitors” to keep order during the odd minutes when they would be returning from their lunch or speaking to someone in the hallway for a few extra minutes. The monitor would stand in front of the […]

August 5, 2017

College Football Season Preview – Part One: REGRESSION   Answer: Less than four weeks. You already know the question. Every summer, we try to figure out a way to bridge the gap in our sports calendars between the NBA draft and the start of football season. Some of us hitch our wagons to a baseball […]

August 5, 2017

Baseball Tonight: The End of an Era   What does the end of an era tell us about the future of our pastime? On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, news broke that a record number of ESPN staffers had been notified by telephone that they were no longer employees at the worldwide leader. While the sheer […]

August 5, 2017

USMNT: Where Do We Stand?   Coming off its 2-1 Gold Cup Final win over Jamaica, the USMNT’s stock has risen to its highest point since emerging from World Cup group play in 2014. Now, the U.S. will ride Head Coach Bruce Arena’s 14-match unbeaten run into a pivotal World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica […]

August 5, 2017

Leaving Los Angeles   The 2013-2017 Los Angeles Clippers have been a blast, and I’m going to miss them. DeAndre Jordan started a Twitter war that eventually led to Mark Cuban knocking on random doors of a Texas apartment complex where Jordan was reported to be staying. Blake Griffin got drunk and punched an equipment […]

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