This great World Cup 2014 of shocks and beautiful, counterattacking football continued on, in its three Friday games, with even more treats being offered up this weekend -- Germany vs Ghana on June 21, Belgium vs Russia, and Dempsey's USA vs Ronaldo's Portugal on June 22.
Professional sports commissioners and team owners should follow President Obama's lead and ban LGBT discrimination on the field and in the locker room, in boardrooms and contracting, among fans and employees -- and they should do it now, in this national month of Gay Pride.
Obama has plantar fasciitis (heel pain), according to his Presidential health exam, and perhaps basketball has something to do with it. It is well know that Obama plays basketball regularly, and now joins the ranks of the many NBA players with the painful condition.
You can win a championship but still not be a great team. You can have many great players and not win a championship. That's because the whole is less than the sum of its parts.
The moment everybody was waiting for was here. It was the rematch. Miami vs. San Antonio. The older and wiser San Antonio Spurs were up against the hu...
These Carmelo rumors are just that for now. But the arguments against player-driven super teams are exceedingly weak, because they're built not on any concrete, credible concerns about the future of the league. Instead, they derive from a more basic anxiety about the undermining of the social order.
When both teams are at their best, the Spurs motion O is a perfect foil to the Heat's trappy D: San Antonio flows quickly from one action into the next, each player cutting constantly as the ball whips around, in search of the open man.
The Heat ask Bosh to fill a near-impossible role: to play like a Nowitzki-Aldridge hybrid, but without the post-touches that help those guys get into an offensive rhythm.
Summoning the strength to play in unplayable conditions, the Spurs outlasted then blasted the Heat late, beating them by a final score of 110 to 95.
I'm a diehard UNC fan. Not a diehard fan to the extent that I defend everything right and wrong with UNC but diehard to am extent that I fully support...
Like the city of San Antonio itself, the Spurs were built by immigrants one brick at a time and meant to last. As America itself changes, I can't help but wonder if, in these Finals, we're getting a juxtaposition of the old America with the new.
This is the Final's rematch we've all been waiting for: the two best teams in the NBA set to square off -- the Lone Star Loners vs. the Heatles. One team is in desperate need of redemption, the other has a chance to cement their legacy as a team for the ages.
Then this is a day of independence for all the munchkins And their descendants Yes, let the joyous news be spread The wicked old witch at last is d...
The ping pong balls have had their say and although the draft order is set, the same can not be said about who each team plans on taking or if and picks will get traded. But if everything holds as it is, let's take a look at how the first ten picks should go.
Sterling, and wife Shelly, made out far better than any bandit could hope to in their wildest dreams with the announced sale of the team. Worse, the sale price sent the horrid message that bigotry can have its own rewards.
This happens to be the most stacked and more importantly deep draft in a decade, so there's a good chance some of these players can make a difference.