In the infancy of free agency, players made the move to another team, mostly for the prospect of reaching the proverbial mountaintop, and winning a Super Bowl title. Now, when most players are free agents, a title is the least of their concerns. Year after year, I see players leave great teams, or teams on the cusp of greatness, to go to San Diego or Buffalo, … Continue reading NFL Free Agency: For The Love of Money
The recent history of Knicks basketball has left a lot to be desired, and I mean ALOT! With only one playoff series win since 2000, many of the orange and blue faithful believed this season yielded the possibility of at least four extra games past the mandated 82. Striking out on hiring Thibs or Mark Jackson was definitely an issue, but Jeff Hornacek wasn’t the … Continue reading Knicks: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
Yesterday afternoon, during their nationally televised contest against the Golden State Warriors, the New York Knicks made the bold decision of not using any in-game music for the first half. It consisted of no organ music during possessions, no music during timeouts, and no music featured on the Garden jumbotron, nixing the highly touted celebrity row segment. This was all done in an attempt to … Continue reading The Suffering Sounds of Silence: A Failed Knicks Experiment
With another NFL Postseason come and gone, if anything this past Super Bowl has shown us, is that there’s no Playoff system better than the National Football League. Now I love the NBA, and the NBA Playoffs can be rather exciting, especially if there’s a game five between teams tied 2-2, or of course the ultimate conclusion known as game seven. But overall, in basketball, the … Continue reading Why The NFL Postseason is the Best in Sports
Here are some examples of the randomly generated names for the simulated college players you can draft in Madden’s franchise mode. Raise any eyebrows? Continue reading The Madden Name Game
As an avid sports fan, there’s nothing I love more than when art imitates life, and sports video games are comparable to their real life counterparts. The more realistic the game, the more I like it. It’s just that simple. There’s no mode in sports games better, or more realistic than MyGM mode in the NBA 2K series. With absolutely no shackles or restrictions, you’re … Continue reading Why I Love: NBA 2K MyGM Mode
Late last night, after the travesty that was the NBA All-Star game, in which defense was virtually extinct, one of the biggest blockbuster trades in the last few year occurred. Ironically taking place between the host city of New Orleans and the Sacramento Kings, DeMarcus ‘Boogie’ Cousins is on his way to the Crescent City in exchange for the Pelican’s 2017 first and second round … Continue reading Twin Towers 2.0?