2 Cent Tuesday: Top 10 NCAA March Madness Observations

In anticipation of the NCAA Final Four games taking place in Houston this weekend, today’s 2 Cent Tuesday Sports Blog recaps my favorite tournament action and compelling story lines from this year’s exciting March Madness event. Here are my top … Continue reading

Philadelphia Sports Icons: New FREE Sports Comic Book

Since the Declaration of Independence was signed here in 1776, the City of Brotherly Love has nurtured a rich and diverse heritage. The home town of the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall has also become synonymous with the birthplace of … Continue reading

NBA All-Star Guard Chris Paul Needs an Assist

Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul desperately needs an assist. Coach Doc Rivers must intervene on his behalf. He should consider recruiting Chris’ television twin Cliff to first help the perennial all-star curb his own tongue and then advise his … Continue reading

#19 in Best Sports Quotes: NBA on TNT’s Charles Barkley

“I may not be perfect, but I doubt it.” ~ Charles Barkley’s title for his memoir, written in 2002 with ESPN’s Michael Wilbon Known as Sir Charles on TNT’s Inside the NBA television coverage, this sports broadcasting royal has cleverly … Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson Not Black Enough?

Where is the public outcry? Why hasn’t the media gotten to the bottom of the ugly accusation? When will NFL commissioner Roger Goodell launch an investigation with the same vigor NBA commissioner Adam Silver demonstrated in dealing with the crass … Continue reading

Is the Luster on Earvin Magic Johnson’s Star Starting to Tarnish?

The brilliant luster on NBA luminary Earvin Magic Johnson’s star showed signs of tarnishing this past week.

One of my favorite sports figures of all-time, Magic demonstrated that he needs to guard his tongue in the same way he expertly protected the basketball during his Hall of Fame NBA career.

The retired NBA player, now businessman extraordinaire, raised eyebrows recently by metaphorically turning the ball over on two critical occasions.

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TNT’s Charles Barkley: Former NBA Round Mound of Rebound

On this day in 1996, while playing with the Phoenix Suns, Hall of Famer Charles Barkley became the 10th player in NBA history to score 20,000 points and have 10,000 rebounds.

Allow me to remember the former Round Mound of Rebound with an excerpt from my NBA Favorites sports comic book.

…..The nickname Round Mound of Rebound is a perfect nickname for the amazing basketball ability of this undersized and, at times, overweight NBA Hall of Famer.

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NBA Needs to Say Enough of Kobe’s Beefs!

OK, I’ve had enough of Kobe’s “beefs!” No, I’m NOT referring to Japan’s Kobe Beef… as in the finest steak in the world. However, I am lamenting Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant’s non-stop bickering beefs; i.e. the murmuring, complaining, whining, … Continue reading