Tracy McGrady’s playoff career can be summed up in one word: disappointing.
He is notorious throughout the NBA for having never won a playoff series. For a player who is a seven-time All-Star and a two-time scoring champ, that stat is rather embarrassing.
McGrady’s Houston Rockets are one win away from advancing in the playoffs for the first time since joining the Rockets in 2004. They lead their series against the Blazers 3-2 with Game 6 at the Toyota Center in Houston tonight. So it looks like Tracy McGrady has a good chance of ending this terrible streak of seven consecutive first-round eliminations, right? But wait, there’s one problem...More »
103 miles-per-hour. Yes, you are reading it correctly.
That’s what the radar gun said after Stephen Strasburg fired a ferocious fastball during one of his games at San Diego State University. Some might ask, who is this Stephen Strasburg who’s constantly throwing a baseball over 100 mph?
My answer to that: He is the best pitching prospect in the country, if not the world.More »
The touchdown celebration has long been a staple in the National Football League. More recently, players like Terrell Owens, Steve Smith and Chad Ocho Cinco (yes his last name is still Ocho Cinco) raised the celebration dance into an art form while skirting the watchful eyes of the referees.More »
Runners take your mark, get set… at the crack of the gun, you’re off!
To professional runners, the Boston Marathon is a race they look forward to. But to most of the thousands of runners who compete in this race, it is an accomplishment they can say they did.
On April 20, Patriots Day, the Boston Marathon took place on a beautiful Monday morning. Thousands of runners gathered together to run 26.2 miles. Living in the Boston area, I was able to go to the marathon and support all of the runners who ran the race.More »