Standing just 5’3” tall, Tyrone Bogues had to be really tough to excel in a sport dominated by much larger athletes.
Bogues was a great ball handler, a terrific passer and a fantastic defender. His aggressive, mugging style of defense led to this tiny player’s tough guy nickname, Muggsy. Plus, his speed and quickness resulted in steals or complete disruption of the other teams’ plays. Continue reading
Driving this clunky ice resurfacing vehicle would satisfy nearly every hockey fan’s fantasy.
Who hasn’t yearned to climb behind the wheel of this giant tractor and take charge on the ice. Continue reading
Uttering his name usually sparks agitation in basketball circles everywhere – except maybe in the state of Michigan.
Fans would think words like champion, all-star, terrific rebounder, rugged defender or great teammate would best describe this player. Continue reading
Sure, your choice may defy logic, strain family ties, break stereotypes and shatter urban myths. But it’s still your choice, one that should never be forced upon you at any time.
You may live on the east coast, but root for teams on the west coast. Ironically, you may hail from Alabama, but choose to cheer on the Seminoles in tonight’s BCS National Championship Game. And, that’s OK. Really! Continue reading
Andrew Luck’s epic performance yesterday NFL wild card game in the Indianapolis Colts’ stunning 28 point come from behind victory over the Kansas City Chiefs cemented his lore as an NFL QB.
Though only in his second season in the NFL, Luck will forever be remembered for his amazing heroics in the Colts’ improbable win. Continue reading
He hung higher in flight than Michael Jordan ever did and leapt loftier and lingered longer than LeBron James ever could. Herman Helicopter Knowings literally hovered above all other players he faced on a basketball court. Continue reading
If you’ve ever played team sports, you’ve certainly heard the timeless coaching cliché there’s no “I” in team.
This adage applies to team sports at all levels – from youth leagues all the way up to the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and FIFA levels. Continue reading
In keeping with my annual tradition, here’s a list of my top 14 sports resolutions or things I’d love to see athletes, teams, leagues, sportscasters and fans bring to fruition in 2014. Continue reading
An icicle-thin stature, coupled with uncommon cool on the court, earned this NBA Hall of Famer his iconic nickname The Ice Man.
Silky-smooth George Gervin possessed a feathery shooting touch and repeatedly made difficult shots look easy during his high scoring ABA and NBA playing days. Continue reading
Before retiring as a player, the Brooklyn Nets’ new coach consistently averaged better than 80% from the charity stripe each year. He left no doubt that Jason Kidd definitely got the “J” back in his name. Continue reading