My Extremely Late-Ass 2012 NBA Playoff Preview: First Round

Yeah, I know I am late as hell with my NBA Playoff preview.  I’m traveling over the weekend in New York for my wife’s friend’s wedding shower, so excuuuuuse me for being a husband! At any rate, here was how I saw things shaping out BEFORE the playoffs.  Since I’m late in the game, I…

2012 NFL Draft Busts?

Every year, draft pundits have postulated which teams made out like bandits and which those which left them head scratching.  And even though the NFL completed just the first round of its draft, the draft pundits – as well as fans like me – have an idea of which teams will keep spinning its wheels…

Michael Jordan Is the Worst Executive in Pro Sports

Move over Donald Sterling and Stephen Ross, there is an even worse owner of a pro sports franchise out there.  And he just happens to be one of the greatest pro basketball players of all time. Let’s state the obvious here: Michael Jordan the executive is light years away from Michael Jordan the player. Oh,…

Pro Sports Strong-arming Cities into Stadium Deals Are Flat Out Wrong

The Minnesota Vikings stadium deal collapsed earlier in the week.  NFL Commissioner/Warden/Playa-Hata/QB-Lover Roger Goodell and onwer of my beloved Pittsburgh Steelers Art Rooney II flew to Minnesota to speak with its governor and legislature.  There was talk of Goodell throwing around the possibility of the Vikings moving to Los Angeles, where the NFL really REALLY…

Basketball Will not Be the Same without Pat Summitt

Pat Summitt has stepped down as women’s basketball head coach at the University of Tennessee.  Her long-time assistant Holly Warlick will take over as head coach. Color me stunned. Look, I know this day was coming sooner rather than later after Summitt revealed that she was diagnosed with early onset dementia.  I just cannot associate women’s…

ESPN’s Schedule Special Is More Proof that NFL Is King

The NFL has struck again – and I am happy as a mother-bleep about it. The NFL has released its 2012 schedule via ESPN tonight.  It has been on for over two hours and I am STILL watching as I am typing this. And when the ratings for the special come out tomorrow, I guarantee…

The NHL Playoffs Is the Best in Sports

It’s April, which means it’s time for the best tournament in all of sports: the NHL Playoffs. Yeah, I said it. First of all, football – namely the NFL – is far and away my favorite sport.  I also think – like most Americans – that the NFL is the greatest league on the planet…