2 Cent Tuesday: Bigger NOT Always Better in Sports

Best About Sports is another book I penned entirely about undersized athletes. The book allows me to refute a common misconception that “bigger is always better.”

It’s not always true – especially in sports. That’s why I wrote the book specifically touting my all-time favorite Undersized Athletes.

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#TBT Sports Blog: The NBA’s Portland “Jail Blazers”

Today’s #TBT sports blog looks back on one of the best, but most dubious nicknames in sports history – the Portland “Jail Blazers.” Professional sports team management often turns a blind eye to the bratty behavior of their athletes when … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday: NBA Hypocrisy

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog unmasks recent NBA hypocrisy. Yesterday, NBA EVP of Basketball Operations Kiki VanDeWeghe announced that Golden State Warriors star forward Andre Iguodala was fined $10,000 for inappropriate comments made during a media interview. Caught on … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday: High Cost of Attending a Game

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday Sports Blog cites the obvious about the high cost of attending a pro sports game. That’s because player salaries have soared. Franchise values have ballooned. And, television rights have skyrocketed to financial heights that no sane … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: The Old Boston Garden

Today’s #TBT sports blog remembers the old Boston Garden. Though the storied arena was demolished in 1998, its lore lives on and remains a beloved part of Boston sports history. In addition to playing host to Stanley Cup Finals and … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday: Bye Bye, Boogie!

Bye bye, Boogie! Farewell, DeMarcus Cousins. Sayonara, adios, auf wiedersehen, see ya! Can we help you pack? Happy to see you go. Need a ride to the airport? Wow, the energy around here sure feels lighter. That’s what Sacramento Kings … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: The NBA Rash Bruce Bowen

Known by his itchy nickname the Rash, Bruce Bowen scratched, clawed or chafed his way to become an NBA Champion. Bruce Bowen is my pick for today’s #TBT sports blog. Not only did fans love Bowen’s clever nickname the Rash, … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: NBA Icon Wilt Chamberlain’s Quote

Today’s Friday Sports Funny recalls one of my favorite sports quotes from NBA Icon Wilt Chamberlain. “Nobody ever roots for Goliath.” ~ Wilt Chamberlain’s response to how basketball fans often treated him Wilt’s incredible dominance as an NBA player prompted … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: Vince Carter & NBA “Vinsanity”

Long before Linsanity was ever discovered, Vinsanity made NBA fans absolutely crazy.

Rookie sensation Jeremy Lin enraptured NBA fans for a few weeks during the 2011 – 12 season with his surprisingly stellar play as an undrafted free agent guard out of the Ivy League’s Harvard University.

However, the spectacular play of University of North Carolina product Vince Carter regularly drove basketball fans crazy for years.

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Friday Sports Funny: NBA Icon Isaiah Thomas on Bill Laimbeer

Today’s Friday Sports Funny unearths a hilarious quote by former NBA champion Isaiah Thomas about Detroit Pistons teammate Bill Laimbeer. “If I didn’t know Bill, I wouldn’t like him either.” ~ Isaiah Thomas Teammate and friend Isaiah Thomas said this … Continue reading