Month: January 2012

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Kyrie Irving and the Cleveland Cavaliers, Winning for Losing

The Cleveland Cavaliers have found themselves in a very interesting position. While they’re losing games in a Cleveland like fashion1. They are also poised to follow the small market blueprint to success. If you haven’t been paying attention to the NBA for the last three decades let me catch you up on the Cavaliers history…
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The Detroit Tigers Show Prince Fielder $214 Million

The singer Prince once changed his name, and now the baseball player Prince has officially changed his team.  The difference is the singer amassed a large fortune before changing.  The baseball player will amass his after. Prince Fielder’s new team – the Detroit Tigers – signed him to a contract reportedly worth 214 million dollars over the next nine seasons.  That number is big…
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Jersey Shore Diaries: S05 E01 & 02, Vinny’s Anxiety and A Bosnian Girl that Wouldn’t Leave the House

A few days ago I made the point to take time out and catch up on the Jersey Shore. Unfortunately it slipped my mind and the second episode was removed from online streaming. Now I have to admit I was sadden, however it didn’t last long. Because the Jersey Shore Comes on MTV aka the…
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Baltimore Ravens, Terrell Suggs Vs. New England Patriots, Tom Brady for the AFC Championship

This is the main event. You have Ball So Hard University on one side, and the Golden Boy on the other. John Harbaugh vs The Hoodie. There’s the always doubted Joe Flacco against New England’s Swiss Cheese defense. This is what we call, “Go Time” on the block (knock that stick off my shoulder style). Both…
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San Francisco 49ers, Alex Smith, In the Super Bowl? NFC Championship Time

Normally I would start this piece by verbally dapping up Alex Smith for a great will last week. However, I dedicated an entire post to him after he went Remember the Titans on the New Orleans Saints. So it’s not time for a retrospective on what the San Francisco did to New Orleans. “I’m not here…
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Then There Were Four…New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens, San Francisco 49ers, New York Giants…Who Will It Be?

After nearly an entire NFL season that came close to not happening in the first place, we have just four teams remaining with a chance to win it all.  The winners of this Sunday’s games will face off in Super Bowl XXVILMNOP or whatever number they’re on.  And no matter what happens, neither team will be the Saints or…
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The Off – Beat: By The Numbers with Mitt Romney

Here’s a look at last week’s headlines . . .   By the Numbers   1. The number of Iranian nuclear scientists killed by a bomb this week (I’ll let you figure out the irony in that one).   2. The number of years since a 7.0 magnitude earthquake tore through the nation of Haiti,…
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“Seattle Mariners, Thanks For Trading Michael Pineda to the New York Yankees!”

The Seattle Mariners recently traded their young, healthy, all-star starting pitcher Michael Pineda to the New York Yankees.  I heard general manager Jack Zduriencik wanted to trade for a player named “Tebow”, but after realizing no major league baseball player has that name, he had to settle for a guy named Jesus. Jesus Montero, a filled-with-potential…
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Is the Miami Heat’s Biggest Problem Fatigue? Yes

What’s wrong with Miami Heat? Well besides the fact that they only have 4 loses and it’s two weeks and it‘s still early in the season. They’re terrible…? Is there really something wrong with a team that’s 8 – 4? Sure three of those four loses came last week in a consecutive fashion, but is…
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The San Francisco 49ers’ Alex Smith…Was Good!?

Tell me you weren’t shocked when Alex Smith drove the San Francisco 49ers down the field for the go ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter? Really…you weren’t shocked? Well what about when he did it the second time? The first quarter of the New Orleans Saints vs. the San Francisco 49ers was the personification of Murphy’s…
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