2018 NCAA Tournament Preview

It’s that time of the year. Time to prepare your brackets.  Time to pick those 12-5, 13-4, 11-6 seeded upsets.  Time to predict the Final Four.  Time to burn those brackets after the first weekend. (By the way, for those interested in coming up short to yours’ truly, join my Bracket Challenge group on Yahoo!…

Notre Dame Out, but Syracuse Is In?

Every year, Selection Sunday breeds lots of discussion — most of the time it’s for what in the was the NCAA Selection Committee was thinking in its selections.  And while I could go on a rant as to why I don’t think Xavier is a worthy top seed, I want to focus on who SHOULDN’T…

A Requiem of the Seattle Seahawks

When the Seattle Seahawks won Super Bowl XLVIII, I thought we were looking at the next great dynasty. They had a VERY young team at the time. Offensively the Seahawks were led by a second-year QB in Russell Wilson, and Marshawn “Beast Mode” Lynch toting the rock out of the backfield. Defensively, not only was…

Moral of the FBI Probe: It’s Time to Pay the Players

For those of you who are a longtime followers of this blog (thank you, by the way), y’all would know that I have LONG been an opponent for student-athletes getting paid. In fact, I’ve argued against that idea for a long time, on blog posts and during an appearance on HuffPost Live with Eric Lamont…

Leave the NBA Playoff Seedings Alone

Look, I know folks have been crying and complaining about the lopsided strength between the Eastern and Western Conferences. The West has been dominating the East for at least the last decade. Most of the time the West would have at least six teams with at least 50 wins — one season ALL EIGHT PLAYOFF…

LOVED the NBA All-Star Game Format

I absolutely loved the new format of the 2018 NBA All-Star Game. LOVED it. I loved having the top two vote-getters for the All-Star game pick their squads, draft style. It had the feel of picking teams before a pick-up game. As for the game itself, it was great to watch. Seeing the best basketball…

Happy Valentine’s Day

We at ‘The Klown Times’ would like to wish you all a happy Valentine’s Day. Be sure to take care of yourself significant others/spouses/partners tonight (well, everyday really). Fellas, make sure to pick up the check, too. One last thing: be sure to get your freak on, which is kinda important…