It's completely ludicrous to say, "NCAA student-athletes should be paid because schools and the NCAA profit off of them while the kids don't get paid," without considering the thousands of student-athletes who aren't worth a cent to their respective institution of higher education.
Matthew Olzmann is one of a handful of poets I know that can win over those who think they hate poetry. He wins over the haters because he is funny, but also because the poems have doors that open and invite you inside.
Love him or hate him, Doug Collins is the Head Coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, and for the time being, that's how it will stay.
The Detroit Pistons have started their season virtually in every game they've played so far, yet their slow-to-start offense and defensive worries in the backcourt have left them without any victories to show for it.
Why is a fight between two white drivers with an almost entirely white audience considered "boys being boys," but brawls in sports with black players something worse?
Unlike most 7 footers with a knuckle set full of gold, John Sally opted not to open a car wash with his NBA loot, but rather to invest in a way of life, one he believes in so strongly, he kicked his daughter out of the house for not following.
I don't think that I will ever be able to root for any other teams than my own hometown favorites. My heart will always remain in Detroit.
As ticket prices rose skyward, some fans didn't think it was worth it to overpay to watch grown men running around in their underwear, trying to toss a rubber sphere into a round wire hoop.
The Pistons were in Philadelphia Friday to play the 76ers when a large group of players allegedly decided to boycott their team's shoot around before the game. Why can't they just suck it up?
Players on the Detroit Pistons think they are good. But the team keeps losing. Rather than blame themselves, though, they have lashed out at their coach, John Kuester.
With Thomas back in the front office of the Knicks, it might be appropriate to recall one of the most bitter and sensitive moments of Thomas' career. It is one of the most vivid memories of my sports reporting.
Soupy's pies were the great equalizers. Everyone wanted to be hit with a pie thrown by Soupy, even Sinatra. No one was too big or important to get a pie in the face.
Next week the Hall-of-Famer will announce his intention to run for mayor of Detroit, after years and years of listening to Michiganians like me pleading with him to throw his Pistons cap into the ring.