3 Reasons Being the Only Black Guy on Your Corporate Basketball Team is AMAZING

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 Share on TumblrThe past few weeks in sports have been depressing. I spent the last couple days deciding what to write about, and it all just made me sad. Adrian Peterson and corporal punishment? Check. Ray Rice and domestic violence? Yuck. Roger Goodell and incompetence? Nah. Just a bunch of divisive topics that will give […]

SBM Sports: Is This Cinderella’s Year in March Madness?

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 Share on Tumblr We are officially less than two weeks away from my favorite Sports Holiday of the year. Selection Sunday is March 16th, and we’ll know who’s in the NCAA Tournament, who was snubbed, and who to advance in our office brackets. I can assure you my picks for the Final Four will be […]

4 Ways Being 30 Has Ruined My Sports Fandom

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 Share on Tumblr 30. I’m behind on all the goals I had for myself at this age when I was a kid. I was supposed to be a billionaire, astronaut, NBA player (point guard for the Pistons, #1 draft pick of course), Sportscenter anchor, and music mogul. Not a rapper, more like Diddy. Just talk […]

Spoiler Alert! The 2014 Final Four Teams Revealed

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 Share on Tumblr Somewhere in the midst of this Sports Nirvana, with the NBA, NFL, NHL, and MLB Playoffs going on, the College Basketball season kicked off. There was too much to cover in this weekly space, so it slipped through the cracks. That gets fixed now. Every team has played at least one game. […]

Time to Face Facts: The New York Knicks are For Real

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 Share on Tumblr It’s finally time to admit it: the New York Knicks are contenders for the Eastern Conference — even if they did get blown out by the Rockets…twice. I thoroughly enjoy ribbing Knick fans because there is so much material (Isiah Thomas, 40 years without a title, Eddy Curry, Jerome James, etc.) and […]

4 Reasons the Lakers Firing Mike Brown was a Dumb Decision

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 Share on Tumblr The NBA season is off to an eventful start with the firing of Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown after five (5!!) games. The Lakers, fresh off the acquisition of two hall-of-famers, had lots of excitement headed into this season. Some idiot even picked them to win the championship. All of that […]

The Definitive Guide to the 2013 NCAA Basketball Season

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 Share on Tumblr Now that the NBA Season is up and running, it’s time to set the table for NCAA Basketball. Most teams are playing exhibitions to tune up for the upcoming season. The regular season starts this Friday with about a billion games throughout the country. Who’s going to take the title? Let’s break […]

4 People Who Should Never Play Pickup Ball Again

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 Share on Tumblr In case it wasn’t clear by my last few posts: I love basketball. I love it so much that I’m possessive about it. I get upset when someone plays it without respecting its beauty. Since we are still too far away from the NFL season to delve into it, I want to […]

SBM Sports: The (Slightly Late) Western Conference Finals Preview

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 Share on Tumblr Time for a little honesty. I spent the holiday enjoying Orlando and turning down a timeshare salesman. I did not write my Tuesday post before Game 1 of the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder series. Now that we all know the Spurs took Game 1, I’ll preview the rest of […]

SBM Sports: What to Do with the New York Knicks?

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 Share on Tumblr While the Knicks managed to delay the inevitable on Sunday with an 89-87 win over the Miami Heat, it’s obvious that this team needs work before it can be considered a championship contender. The focus of the roster is on the two “superstars,” Amar’e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony. The Knicks paid a […]