• Basketball

    Rainin’ Tres from the Nike Outlet Store

    by  • June 16, 2014 • Basketball, Featured, Fiction, Matthew MacLellan • 2 Comments

    Courtesy0001

    I’m not sure which profanity I used, but I remember swearing before the four of them entered earshot. It was unremarkable that two of them were wearing black dress pants and perfectly-pressed white shirts with name badges pinned to them. That they were approaching a basketball court­—really just an elevated slab of cracked pavement...

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    Twitter and the Playoffs

    by  • May 5, 2014 • Avi Goldberg, Basketball, Featured, Hockey • 0 Comments

    Twitter piece

    What Ron MacLean, Matt Cooke, Donald Sterling, and the Internet Do For Us After an exceptionally long and cold winter, the North American sports scene exploded in a sudden heat in the past few weeks. First, Minnesota Wild forward Matt Cooke strayed from his public commitment to reform himself when he exacted such serious physical damage on an...

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    Bargs

    by  • November 27, 2013 • Basketball, Jamie Popowich • 1 Comment

    Andrea Bargnani. Bryan Colangelo called him an enigma. My friend, Graeme, said Bargnani’s play “looks like a video game glitch.” After a Knicks-Rockets game, Stephen A. Smith said Bargnani has “decided to show up” as a Knick and that “his impressive defensive performance on Dwight Howard, suddenly has everyone a bit more optimistic.” I...

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