Why Andrew Hawkins and Derrick Rose are Winning the Month in Sports

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 Share on Tumblr It has been three weeks since the Ferguson grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown. In that short time, many similar incidents have occurred (both killings of unarmed Black males and the failure to indict their killers), and the nation, generally, has erupted. I write about sports […]

So What Do Jay Z and Iggy Azalea Owe the #ICantBreathe Movement?

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 Share on Tumblr If you’re a frequent Tweeter/Facebooker, you’ve probably seen the photo above. If not, it’s from last night’s Brooklyn Nets game. Jay Z posed with members of the team beforehand, setting off a social media tidal wave in the process. In my unscientific opinion, the reaction was about 80/20, with the majority questioning […]

About Time: The Johnny Manziel Era Has Begun in Cleveland

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 Share on Tumblr It’s FINALLY (probably) Johnny “Money” Manziel time in Cleveland! After a dismal performance against the Buffalo Bills this weekend, starting quarterback Brian Hoyer was benched in favor of Manziel in the fourth quarter. Manziel was up and down in his short time as the quarterback. He scored his first touchdown, but almost […]

Bandwagon Fans Anonymous: Do You Root For an Out of Town Team?

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 Share on Tumblr This post started with some funny tweets from @Al_Patron. The best shit is the stories fans of teams outside their city tell you. Oh boy those are just beautiful. — Little Bastard Boy (@Al_Patron) November 24, 2014 "See when I was a baby the first world I spelled was Lake, so I […]

Scoring and DEA Investigations are Up in the NFL…Where Do We Go From Here?

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 Share on Tumblr A couple things happened this weekend in the NFL that got my attention. First, Aaron Rodgers took another step to Yeezus status. He followed up his six touchdown, 50+ point annihilation of the Chicago Bears with a three touchdown, 50+ annihilation of the Philadelphia Eagles. Second, the DEA conducted surprise investigations of […]

The Ten Worst Things BET Got Rid Off

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 Share on TumblrThis weekend BET announced that 106 & Park would be cancelled after this season. Shad Moss’s career is essentially over as a host and actor. Well, damn. Today I’m going to take a look at the shows and people over the years that BET either cancelled or lost. All I can say is, […]

The First Ever College Football Playoff Mocked Rankings

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 Share on Tumblr If you didn’t know (which means you NEVER watch ESPN), college football is adopting a long-awaited playoff format this year. Instead of a computer ranking to determine the TWO teams that play for the championship, a committee of 12* people, mostly made up of old white guys, will meet weekly to determine […]

The 4 Things to Care Most About in the NBA so Far

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 Share on Tumblr PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: NBA LEAGUE PASS IS FREE FOR ONE LAST NIGHT Now that the PSA is out of the way, we can get to the regularly scheduled post. The NBA has been in full swing for a week now, and it’s interesting already. Some teams are up, some are down, and […]

Will America Ever Fully Embrace Women’s Sports?

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 Share on Tumblr I could’ve chose any woman to place above but I selfishly had to put up Skylar Diggins because I’m not sure of many things in the world better than her. But today is about some new business and a subject that strays from my usual M.O. I love sports and today’s topic […]

The NBA Season is Back! Here’s Why Cleveland Will Win the Championship

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 Share on Tumblr We made it, you guys. Our long national nightmare is over. The NBA has returned. 20 hours after this posts, the Dallas Mavericks will take on the defending champion San Antonio Spurs on TNT. That is the first thing I’m happiest about with the return of the season…not the game, but NBA […]