2 Cent Tuesday: Fighting Father Time in Sports

His stats are impressive.

From time immemorial, his record remains unblemished.

And, quietly, he’s posted an unrivaled unbeaten record in every sport.

Though many athletes, including Hall of Famers, have risen to challenge him, no one has ever emerged victoriously.

Father Time stands undefeated, and this old guy shows no sign of relinquishing his perfect record.

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#TBT Sports Blog: Michael Jordan’s Awkward HOF Speech

Today’s #TBT Sports Blog rewinds the calendar back to 2009 and recalls my post on NBA icon Michael Jordan’s awkward Basketball Hall of Fame speech. Jordan retired as arguably basketball’s G.O.A.T. or greatest of all-time. But, his regrettable words during … Continue reading

New MIKE on Sports Podcast on Trash Talk

Tough athletes play hard and talk just as tough.

My favorite tough talking athletes are legends Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali, Joe Namath, Larry Bird and Babe Ruth.

These iconic athletes used their own smattering of smack to gain a psychological edge over opponents. Their brash babble gave them an athletic advantage over rivals and added to their lore as tough, confident competitors.

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Kobe Bryant Passes Michael Jordan on NBA Career Scoring List, But…

Yesterday, Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant climbed up another rung on the all-time NBA scoring leader board. He passed Michael Jordan and now finds himself in third place on the list behind Kareem Abdul Jabbar and Karl Malone. But, last … Continue reading

10 Greatest NBA Signature Shots & Moves

No other team sport celebrates an unparalleled combination of individual creativity and athletic excellence like NBA basketball. Signature shots and moves, developed, honed and made famous by accomplished NBA basketball players, memorialize their impact on the sport. They leave a … Continue reading

Is Carmelo Anthony an Underrated NBA Superstar?

“I think I’m the most underrated superstar that’s out there (laughs) but that doesn’t matter to me,” Anthony told ESPN’s Chris Broussard. New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony uttered these words yesterday to ESPN’s Chris Broussard at the team’s training … Continue reading

FREE Comic Book Best of Sports: NBA Signature Shots

No other team sport celebrates an unparalleled combination of individual creativity and athletic excellence like NBA basketball.

Signature shots and moves, developed, honed and made famous by accomplished NBA basketball players, memorialize their impact on the sport. They leave a lasting legacy of fun, excitement and enviable skill for basketball fans to enjoy.

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NBA TV’s The Doctor Doc Debuts Starring Dr. J

The Doctor debuted this week on NBA TV amid much anticipated hype.

The 90-minute documentary chronicles the unparalleled basketball exploits of Julius Erving, one of the NBA’s greatest, universally admired and most captivating players.

The Doctor superbly paints the evolution of a skinny, under-rated 6’3” high school athlete from Roosevelt, Long Island to a mythically dominant dunker, defender, deadly scorer and the NBA’s greatest star of his era.

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It’s Time For NBA LA Lakers’ Kobe Bryant to Grow Up!

Source: Wikipedia | Author Keith Allison My basketball cup of angst has runneth over. it’s burbled up, filled with froth and gushed forth onto this page as words that need to be written. I’ve had enough of Kobe Bryant. The … Continue reading

MIKE’s All-Time NBA Favorites Sports Comic Book Now Available on Amazon!

In all-time NBA Favorites, I write about seven legendary players, one famous team, one infamous squad and the NBA’s most unstoppable shot ever. Each of my all-time NBA Favorites includes a special sports comic that captures the nickname of the player, team or shot. Enjoy … Continue reading