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Lance Stephenson: Flopping Through History

19 Nov

nba_a_stephenson_d1_1296x729Ahh, Lance Stephenson…a.k.a. Born Ready.  He has definitely made a name for himself around the league in the recent years, though not in the most conventional way.  Before heading to Charlotte to join the Hornets, Stephenson gained notoriety with the Pacers for his ability to get hot quick.  He also had an affinity for drawing fouls in a much-maligned fashion.  What isn’t public knowledge is just how long Lance has been doing this.  For years, his flopping credentials have been documented.  Take a look. Continue reading


March Madness Mascot Murder Mayhem: Elite Eight and Beyond

19 Mar


Here it is, folks.  If you’re reading this, you should already know the rules and that I am always right.  Without further ado…

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March Madness Mascot Murder Mayhem: Round of 32

18 Mar


Welcome to the next round of the mascot battle royal.  I will assume you are already familiar with how this works, but I will refresh your memory on the few rules in this competition:

  • Indeterminable mascots lose.  No exceptions.
  • The battle to the death takes place on the home turf of the higher seeded mascot.
  • Battles between identical mascots will be won by the higher seeded mascot.
  • Deadlocks will go to the higher seeded mascot.
  • I am always right and your opinion does not matter in this very subjective analysis.
  • You can’t triple stamp a double stamp.

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March Madness Mascot Murder Mayhem: Round of 64

18 Mar

ImageIt is that time of the year again, folks.  It is time to throw aside any logic and research and fill out your March Madness bracket like a man. Fill it out using the only method that makes sense in this world: which mascot would win in a real life battle to the death?  In the interest of time, I will assume you are not a terrible person and you are aware of the NCAA Basketball Tournament.  I must stress that this analysis is very subjective.  Let’s do this thing.

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NBA MVP Candidates and Their Childhood Icon Equivalents

6 Mar

The NBA season we thought wouldn’t happen is slowly coming to a close and the MVP candidates are emerging as the playoffs draw near.  I thought comparing the stars to icons that we all remember from our childhood would help everyone understand the situation each player is in.  Without further ado, let’s begin.

Kobe Bryant is Mr. Miyagi

Kobe has been around the block a time or two.  Much like Mr. Miyagi, Bryant has all these young whippersnappers trying to challenge him.  Miyagi showed he still had gas in the tank.  Kobe might not look as spry as he did some fifteen seasons ago, but he certainly still has what it takes to perform in the NBA. Continue reading

Dr. Payton or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Saints

20 Sep

New Orleans kicked off the 2011 NFL season with a loss to the reigning champs, the Green Bay Packers.  Sean Payton’s crew tried to engineer a comeback, but came up just a little short.  For some odd reason, I’m not completely devastated by this.  There were signs of potential across the board.  For what it’s worth, the Packers did just win the Super Bowl.  New Orleans came into week two determined to notch a win and defeated the Bears handily.  There are a lot of good things to come from this Saints team.  Here is why I am still confident in this season’s New Orleans Saints. Continue reading

Why was LeBron’s Game 5 performance lacking?

10 Jun