A Royal Exit

Fans across the globe have just witnessed the biggest following of one professional athlete, in any sport.  Former Cavaliers Star, LeBron James’ journey through NBA Free Agency will undoubtedly go down, as one of the most chronicled events in Sports History.  James ended a following, which lasted close to two years, on July 8th, with … Continue reading

She Keeps On Passing, Me By…

  She? Well in this particular case, she represents the game of professional football. The culprit…Oakland Raiders Owner, Al Davis! Once a proud organization with tremendous history, has now turned into the NFL Version of The Has Been Clinic (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_epC3Zevc8).  Aside from young stars, Kirk Morrison, Zach Miller and Nnmandi Asomugha, the Raiders have very few … Continue reading

I’ma, I’ma, Diva…Hey!

Never in all my years of being a devoted Sports Fan, Writer, and Athlete, would I ever think I’d reference a Beyonce song, when discussing an athlete.  In this case, this is the PERFECT relation to this particular individual.  Michael Crabtree, 10th Overall Pick by the San Francisco 49ers, in this year’s NFL Draft.  Seen … Continue reading

Fantasy Wrap-Up

  They Are Who We Thought They Were!   After two weeks into the NFL Season, we can see if those that have been playing out of their minds, have returned to normalcy…or vice-versa.  Players like Drew Brees, and Adrian Peterson solidified, their likely draft positions, as the top of their respective position classes.  Brees … Continue reading

ESPN Elite 24

  ESPN Rise and Boost Mobile came together for it’s fourth annual Elite 24 High School Basketball game, back in August.  The game features some of the top talent in High School Basketball, across the country!  This event saw NBA youngsters Tyreke Evans and Rajon Rondo coaching Skip to my Lou (White Team), who defeated … Continue reading

Fantasy Tiers – All Hands On Deck

Tier 1     Seen as the Best Wideout in the game today, Fitzgerald is coming off a career year, in 2008.  Fitz set career highs in Yards (1431), YPC (14.9), and Touchdowns (12), catching everything thrown his way.  Fitz also had the fortune of having a healthy Kurt Warner for the entire season, and … Continue reading

Fantasy Tiers – The Field Generals

Tier 1    After falling just 16 yards short of Dan Marino’s Single-Season Passing Yardage Record, Drew Brees may very well be the most sought after QB in this year’s draft.  Brees threw for 5,069 Yards and 34 TD’s, earning the 2009 Offensive Player Of The Year award, and possibly a fantasy trophy for his … Continue reading

Dawn Of Redemption

After two years of controversy, two years of being an example, two years of having questions about whether or not you’ll get a 2nd chance…Michael Vick has signed a 2 year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles.  While this isn’t a place where Vick will be asked to step back into football and be, “The Man,”  … Continue reading

10 Breakout Candidates for 2009

Maurice Jones-Drew – RB, Jacksonville Jaguars The reason Jones-Drew is listed as a breakout candidate, is because this will be his first season as the #1 Back in Jacksonville.  Fred Taylor has gone on to New England, leaving Drew to carry the load.  Jones also added more muscle in the offseason, which proves how serious … Continue reading

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