Big 12 Expansion: Add Memphis and Cincinnati

As another day goes by, it’s another day the Big 12 (10) Conference finds its way back into the news for the comically wrong reasons. At its football media days earlier this week, the Big 12 decided to do two things: 1) not drop sanctions on Baylor for its bumbling of the sexual assault saga,…

Welcome to the Network Club, ACC

FINALLY. After years of rumors, upon rumors, upon rumors, fans – including myself – of the Atlantic Coach Conference got the news we’ve been waiting to hear since 2010. The ACC is getting a network.  Glory, glory hallelujah. Here is the details from Luke Decock’s column in Raleigh, NC’s “News and Observer”: “After six years…

#DeflateGate Proves Goodell Is King

Well, the inevitable happened yesterday.   New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady decided not to continue the fight NFL commissioner/warden/playa hater Roger Goodell, aka “Goodevil” in the court system.  That means that Brady will serve his four-game suspension for his role in “DeflateGate” this coming season.  Now Patriots coach Bill Bellicheat and co. will have…

Tim Duncan: the Best Power Forward

It seems like every time I go on a romantic vacation, something big happens in the world of sports.  So imagine me waking up this morning in the Cayman Islands (Grand Cayman) to the news of San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan retiring after 19 NBA seasons. As far as Duncan’s legacy goes, damn,…

Durant Should’ve Kept His Behind in OKC

This has been one helluva Fourth of July, huh? Kevin Durant shocking the NBA world when he decided to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder and join the Golden State Warriors earlier today created the amount of fireworks that would make a pyromaniac (and Jason Pierre-Paul) blush. I mean what could be more shocking than a…

Happy Fourth of July!

We at The Klown Times want to wish you all a Happy Independence Day!  I would have sent a shout earlier, but I was immersed in a banana pudding/hamburger/apple pie/ribs/baked bean stupor. Don’t judge me, dammit…

2016 NBA Free Agency: I Chose the Wrong Line of Work

July 1st. It marks the official first day of NBA free agency.  This is the day where several players – superstars, stars and role players – change addresses.  It’s even more interesting when said superstars are the headliners. Case in point: Kevin Durant. And while folks out there are on pins and needles on where Durant…