Today Memphis Basketball announced that the court will have a new design for next year. No, not a simple new paint job, they are going all out with placing the Memphis Skyline on the court.
For college teams, this trend was started a couple years ago when Oregon announced that they were going to have a new court design. Everyone was excited to see what they would come up with, because heck it is Oregon and who doesn’t love what they put out. Well lets just say their court design went over just as good as the silver reflective helmets that they tried to wear. In my opinion it was a total fail. Read more
Hockey, you sneaky devil. You timed it so well. You waited for the perfect Monday night—the NBA Finals are over, the most boring Bachelorette of all time is on, and you put me in the city of the new champions, the Chicago Blackhawks.
When I moved to Chicago, I took any chance I could to take subtle (or not so subtle) jabs at hockey, its fans, and its players. Now, three months later, I find myself writing a post about it, with fireworks continually shooting off on the streets outside, and with my heart still racing from that unbelievable finish in game 6. [Check out the highlights below. Chicago was 90 seconds away from losing and going to a Game 7 to determine the Champs when the unbelievable happened.]
In honor of the U.S. Open this weekend, I found it appropriate to share this amazing story I saw on TV a couple days ago. This young man is a true testament to the underrated healing powers that sports can have on our souls. Zakki is a true inspiration and I’m really proud to be a part of the same First Tee organization that he represents so well.
Here is Zakki’s story: Read more
If you’re anything like me, you cringed as the Grizzlies’ 2012-2013 season came to an abrupt close, thanks to the marvelous and annoyingly efficient play of the San Antonio Spurs. Sure, every team’s season ends, but why ours? Why this way? Why, after all the talk of how Tony Allen would shut down LeBron James and how Big Spain and Z-Bo would maul Chris Bosh, did our season have to end in such a rude fashion? Read more
My wife is from Oklahoma City. I’m from Memphis. We live in Memphis. Needless to say, the current NBA Playoff series between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Memphis Grizzlies is creating a bit of tension in our house.
In order to vent some frustrations, here are our thoughts on the other’s fandom. Read more
What up Los Angeles? What’s good with ya? You guys feeling “hella” good about the game tonight? You got your Cali swag on point for tonight’s game?
Well… you might want to pump the brakes. Read more