Friday Sports Funny: Team Left Gym with a Big “W”

You didn’t need to watch last night’s Duke versus North Carolina game on ESPN to hear this overused basketball cliche.

Throughout the day, dozens of NCAA college basketball games were televised across multiple media networks.

Sportscasters calling a few of the games I watched fell victim to employing the old basketball cliche of a visiting team leaving their opponents gym with a big “W”.

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2 Cent Tuesday: Best Place to Watch College Basketball

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog highlights the best place in America to watch a college basketball game. With plenty of incredible venues like Penn’s iconic Palestra in Philadelphia, PA; Kansas’ Phog Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, KS and Butler’s Hinkle … Continue reading

NCAA Basketball’s The Palestra in Philadelphia

As the NCAA basketball season inches towards tournament time, allow me to brag about my favorite place on the planet to watch college hoops. Perhaps Philadelphia’s most revered sports venue, the Palestra is appropriately called the Cathedral of College Basketball. … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday Sports Blog: Dick Vitale’s “Diaper Dandies” No More!

Dick Vitale’s “Diaper Dandies” are no more! That’s right. With more than 35 NCAA basketball games now under their belts, Vitale’s “Diaper Dandies” have grown quickly out of the toddler stage and have now become full fledged men! As we … Continue reading

ESPN College Basketball Dick Vitale’s Diaper Dandies

By this stage of the NCAA college basketball season, fans start clamoring for ESPN’s highly animated Dick Vitale to put a lid on his preponderance of “diaper dandies”  references. The sophomoric sports quote works great early in the season during … Continue reading

NCAA March Madness: Can You Say Ali Farokhamesh?

Can you say Ali Farokhamesh (Ah’-lee Fa-rook’-ha-mesh)? After this past weekend, absolutely! Even if you’re only a casual college basketball fan, you’re probably proclaiming the name Ali Farokhamesh everywhere you go. As a matter of fact, with unabashed confidence you’re … Continue reading

Spring’s Maddening Sickness of NCAA College Basketball

With swift and unapologetic fury, the same sickness attacks me every March. Rendering me nearly powerless, this early Spring malaise – far worse than any cold, virus or flu -devours my energy, cripples my logical thinking and negates any thought … Continue reading

What CBS Misses in its March Madness Coverage

Going into this weekend, the NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament has been officially trimmed to four fantastic teams, and this year’s CBS March Madness television coverage has once again frustrated the lucid, logical thinking of reasonably intelligent college basketball fans … Continue reading