The Dwight-mare continues

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Dwight Howard’s name is once again swirling in trade rumors as the NBA’s February 18 trade deadline approaches. In what is expected to be a dull trade deadline, Howard switching teams could immediately change the league’s playoff landscape.

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Hardy just doesn’t get it

Photo screenshot from Katie Nolan's YouTube channel

Photo screenshot from Katie Nolan’s YouTube channel

As many of you have probably heard by now, Greg Hardy made some eyebrow-raising comments when he spoke to the media for the first time since returning from his four game suspension. Since then, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones responded to Hardy’s comments in a equally dumbfounding way. Continue reading

The blown call overshadowing a great play

Photo courtesy of twitter.com/SBNation

Photo courtesy of twitter.com/SBNation

The Seattle Seahawks beat the Detroit Lions last night on Monday Night Football, 13-10. The play dominating the conversation today is the missed call in the end zone, and unfortunately not the player who started that crazy chain of events. Continue reading

A Lookback at The Finals, and 4 Things to Look Forward to This Offseason

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Photo courtesy of whio.com

The best team in basketball knocked out the best player in basketball Tuesday night to win the 2015 NBA Finals, four games to two. Stephen Curry had many moments that screamed “best shooter in the world” and LeBron James played his tail off to keep his team in the series. Continue reading

The NBA Draft Lottery: Where Tanking Pays Off

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Photo courtesy of live4sportnetwork.com

As four teams prepare to play in the conference finals the rest of the teams get their first look at what is in store for the upcoming offseason. The NBA Draft Lottery is being held tonight (8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN) and the 14 teams who did not make the playoffs get their moment in the spotlight. Continue reading

The Mudiay Effect

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Photo courtesy of nextimpulsesports.com & Brian Spurlock, USA Today Sports

As I watch No. 21 SMU Mustangs play the unranked, defending National Champion Connecticut Huskies on this snowy Sunday in Connecticut I can’t help but think about how good this Mustang team would have been if their top recruit decided to go to college. I also can’t help but think about how this talented UConn team is going to miss the NCAA Tournament barring some crazy American Athletic Conference Tournament run, and part of me thinks that winning the conference tournament is very possible (where have we seen a UConn team do that before). Continue reading

Too Famous Jameis?

Credit: orlandosentinel.com

orlandosentinel.com

Jameis Winston has been in the news a lot throughout the past two years for many things that do not involve a football. From “mistakenly” forgetting to pay for crab legs, to yelling an obscene sexual phrase that can only hurt his image as he continues to deal with sexual assault allegations, Winston has only missed one game football game and three baseball games over two seasons and Florida State’s football team is still in contention for a second straight National Championship.

His most recent headline-grabbing controversy does involve a football among other things, and it could be the thing that sadly gets him in the most trouble. Continue reading

Grading Drake at the ESPYs

Taken From: dailynewsen.com

Taken From: dailynewsen.com

The 2014 ESPYs took place last night in Los Angeles and this year’s host definitely had his own style when hosting the sports awards show. Rapper and songwriter Aubrey “Drake” Graham not only hosted the show, but added numerous pre-taped segments that I think helped his performance out a lot.

In case you missed anything from the 2014 ESPYs all of Drake’s clips will be included below. I grade each segment Drake did throughout the show, and Drake’s Overall Grade can be found at the bottom of this page.

Drake got progressively getting funnier as the show went on. I thought his opening monologue was decent considering Drake never once called himself anything close to a stand up comedian.

Drake’s Opening Monologue Grade: C+

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The Missed Opportunity Not Really Being Talked About

Taken From: ishmag.com

Taken From: ishmag.com

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is over for the United States as eight nations still believe their team will be named World Cup Champions on July 13. The United States lost to Belgium, 2-1, in extra time on Tuesday in the Knockout Round of 16.

While the end result of this final game for the Americans has been talked about continuously for the past two days one play seems to have been conveniently overlooked, especially by ESPN. Don’t get me wrong the worldwide leader has discussed this play from time to time, but it is even left out of Bob Ley’s tournament recap.

(Sorry the video would not embed, but you can watch Bob Ley’s video here)

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