Why is okay for the professional sports players to play on Sunday, but not the average person who has trained hard and is getting paid nothing? Why do average people have to make the donations and sacrifices, while the professionals don't?
The Sixers still have a ways to go if they expect to replicate the success of a bygone era. But the ownership group will continue celebrating the achievements of the club's most accomplished former players.
Like most Brooklynites, I didn't break out the champagne when Jay-Z officially opened the Barclays Center arena. Quite the contrary: This odious monstrosity represents the death of a vibrant, diverse culture at the hands of a corporate monolith.
I know that many would like to hear me say Barclays Center has put my neighborhood in ruins, but I will not knock the new space-like creature in the middle of Atlantic Yards. I am what I call a Brooklyn positivist, which is quite rare.
For all the moves NBA teams have made this off-season, it's a shame the Dwight Howard saga has stolen the show. And news Tuesday that Howard would not make an appearance at his summer basketball camp for kids in Orlando made it even worse.
ESPN has come up with a doozy of a report. New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis, who's already been suspended eight games in the bounty scandal, reportedly would listen to opposing coaches during games.