Checkmate! Kings to Remain Standing in Sac-Town
Congratulations Sacramento, you deserve it! The Kings aren’t going anywhere. Enormous news has emerged out of Orlando just a day removed from the NBA’s All-Star weekend. Although there are still crucial financial steps to be taken in the next two weeks, Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson announced today that the NBA and the Kings’ organization have moved forward on the framework...
Greg Oden: The Irony of 'R.I.P. City'
It’s official, Greg Oden—with his ceaseless knee injury woes—is the city of Portland’s worst nightmare: Sam Bowie, part II. Before we say one final goodbye to the Trailblazers’ basketball star that never quite scintillated, here’s the Greg Oden Trap! Just months ago, the Trailblazers received the heart-shattering news that its franchise’s guiding...
Sam Hurd & TCU: Drug Stings a Microcosm of...
Almost exactly two months ago, the state of Texas was rocked by the news that San Antonio native—and Chicago Bears wide receiver—Sam Hurd had been reeled in by the DEA on major federal drug charges. After attending his NFL practice in Chicago, Hurd was immediately cuffed on a case that would be adjudicated down south in Lone Star State, after reportedly attempting to purchase a massive...
This is undoubtedly the most adorable sports story I’ve heard in 2012. If you haven’t stumbled across it on the web today, here’s the skinny on the little girl gone-viral in the state of Kansas. Allow me to introduce 5-year-old Kansas native, Emma Burton. For this particular narrative, I wish I had a picture of her gritting her teeth and flexing her guns—but this one will...
Goaltending Infamy: Tough Call; Appropriate Review
RipCity: I know it hurts, I’m right there with you. The situation that unfolded Monday night is far more significant than calling it just any old tally in the loss column. It’s a matter of failed home court protection and the fact that our hard-nosed reputation as a fan base was bruised, despite our daunting toughness down the stretch of games. No home crowd deserves to have a victory...