Diamond Dirt W/K. McGirt

‘ROID RAGE….WHO ALL IS ON THE DAMN LIST? By Kenisha McGirt Am I shocked by David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez being on “The List?”  Nope, I’m not even phased in the least bit!  As I read a comment on ESPN, “It takes a bunch of cheaters to win a title in Boston,”  I fully concur.  … Continue reading

Next Stop…..?

With Michael Vick being conditionally re-instated into the National Football League, where does he go?  Which team would want him?  Who could use him?  Would you sign him?  The thing with Vick, he’s always been a phenomenal athlete, but a mediocre quarterback.  Also, the teams that are best for Mike’s physique, aren’t the best fit … Continue reading

Wounding A Broken Man

It has been two full NFL Seasons since we’ve seen the athleticism of Michael Vick grace the NFL Gridiron.  With Vick’s time now fully served, besides his probation period, he is now able to resume his career.  With a ruling expected to come at some point on Monday, there is already speculation of what we … Continue reading

The CrossOver

And the winner of the first Ball St. Journal Handles Tournament…Allen Iverson.  Iverson won by a much slimmer margin than Jason Williams’ victory over Crossover King, Tim Hardaway.  Iverson was the favorite going into the draft, in my opinion, but I thought he was all but gauranteed to face Tim Hardaway in the Finals.  The Answer … Continue reading

The CrossOver

Ok I have to admit now…When I first started this tournament, it was strictly through the vote of the fan.  From the players that were placed into the tournament, to the outcome of the battles.  I never thought I’d be saying this, but Jason Williams has done it again, knocking off the God Father of … Continue reading

The CrossOver

And the first half of the Final Four has been completed, with A.I. running away with this one.  This now makes back to back match-ups for Iverson, that resulted in an overwhelming victory for him.  Now A.I. gets to sit comfortably in the finals and await his fellow challenger.  Tim Hardaway will take on the … Continue reading

The CrossOver

The Final Four is now in place, after Stevie Franchise was able to knock off the underrated vet Kenny Anderson.  The prize for the Franchise, The Answer, Allen Iverson.  Two of the most dynamic combo guards the NBA has ever seen, one of course saw his talent vanish like a cheap David Blaine trick, and … Continue reading

The CrossOver

In a hard fought battle, Tim Hardaway gets the victory over Baron Davis.  This was a battle that went back and forth all day, with both lead changes, and ties.  Hardaway is considered one of the founding fathers of the, Crossover move, so it was almost inevitable that he’d get the W.  But, Baron was … Continue reading

The CrossOver

The second matchup in the 2009 Ball St. Journal Handlez Tournament provides the first upset, with #7 Seed Jason Williams knocking off Rucker Parks Finest, Rafer Alston.  J-Will was definately not afraid to let the playground come to the league, while a few people felt Skip didn’t really attempt to let his natural abilities take … Continue reading

The CrossOver

The first matchup of the Ball St. Journal’s Handlez Tournament goes to Allen Iverson, defeating God Shammgod by a significant margain.  Shammgod, a NY legend, was fighting an uphill battle, taking on possibly the games best crossover dribbler in history.  In the 2nd matchup of round one, we see Rafer Alston, aka “Skip To My … Continue reading