Allen Iverson was once revered throughout the NBA by players, coaches, owners, and fans alike. He used to pack stadiums. He used to be idolized by aspiring basketball players all over. His jersey used to be the best selling in the world. It is obvious that Allen Iverson used to be ‘the man’ when it came to the NBA, but that notion is now long gone.More »
With powers ranging from Duke and North Carolina to Connecticut and Syracuse, both the ACC and Big East Conferences have dominated the recent college basketball scene. This year, however, the Big Ten looks primed to carry the title of “Best Conference in America.”More »
Just two seasons ago, the Philadelphia Phillies did it -- they won the World Series, defeating the young Tampa Bay Rays.
A World Series title is impressive, however they did something that not many championship teams do. More often than not, teams that win the championship, at any level in any sport, don’t like to change their winning formula for the following season, and therefore stay inactive in the bidding for high profile players. The Phillies, upon the loss of Pat Burrell last year, added Raul Ibanez (who hit more than 30 home runs in 2009), and later in the year scooped up 2008 AL Cy Young Award winner Cliff Lee. As a result, they represented the National League in the World Series for a second straight season.
The New York Yankees have just won the World Series and I think they should follow the example set by the Phillies.More »
Ok, here’s a quick quiz: Name the owner of the New Orleans Saints, the Philadelphia Eagles or the Baltimore Ravens. Difficult? Now name the owner of the Washington Redskins. Easy, right?
Is there any NFL owner in the news more often? Every week there is a new story about Redskins owner Dan Snyder and his free-falling franchise.More »