March 21, 2019

Cavs Rookie Collin Sexton Has Improved Because His Teammates Started Yelling At Him

It’s silly to come down too hard on a rookie season on a roster as desolate and tumble-weeded as this season’s Cavs, and perhaps even dumber for a point guard, given the position’s unforgiving learning curve. Few can emerge from their teens, get ploppe...
March 21, 2019

50 Years Ago, The Washington Post Started One Of The Biggest Controversies In D.C. Basketball History

The Washington Post released its final rankings for the 2018-2019 high school basketball season earlier this week. DeMatha, a school with perhaps the most storied program in the country, ended up in the top spot in the historically hoops-crazy D.C. reg...
March 20, 2019

High School Wrestling Ref Who Forced Teen To Cut His Dreadlocks Preparing To Sue For “Emotional Distress”

The New Jersey high school wrestling referee, who forced a teen to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit a wrestling match in December, has begun the process of filing a lawsuit, claiming that he suffered “emotional distress” and “defamation of character” in t...
March 20, 2019

TJ Dillashaw’s Bad Year Gets Worse

After defending his UFC bantamweight championship against Cody Garbrandt last year, T.J. Dillashaw sought to shut down the flyweight division by whooping on Henry Cejudo then possibly move up to 145 pounds and fight Max Holloway. But now, instead of ha...
March 19, 2019

Here’s A Cool Play The Trail Blazers Use To Ambush Unsuspecting Opponents

In the second quarter of an eventual home win over the Pacers, Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts dialed up a delicious little inbounds play to get reserve center Enes Kanter a point-blank look at the basket. The play involves very little movement a...
March 19, 2019

An Important Lesson From This Hideous Lakers Season: Shit Happens

The Lakers have lost eight of their last nine games to fall to 11th in the Western Conference, and eight games below .500. The organization appears to be in a state of ugly collapse, helped along by the distracting, doomed courtship of Anthony Davis. L...
March 17, 2019

The NCAA Tournament Bracket Is Out Which Means It’s Time To Complain

The ball has not been tipped (yet), but here we are. The NCAA Tournament field is set and there are plenty of emotions that a lot of people are probably going through now. The teams they dislike somehow got in while the teams that are near and dear to ...
March 17, 2019

Lionel Messi’s Hat Trick Inspired Opposing Supporters To Give Him A Standing Ovation

Lionel Messi doesn’t have to keep showing his greatness to us mere mortals, but he does so anyway out of the kindness of his heart. His latest act of generosity came against Real Betis where he scored an incredible hat trick in a 4-1 victory for his 47...
March 16, 2019

Angel Hernández, Everyone’s Least Favorite Umpire, Is Already Back On His Bullshit

Angel Hernández, arguably the most disliked umpire among active MLB players, has already shown on Friday that he’s in midseason form. Hernández ejected Astros manager A.J. Hinch just one pitch into the bottom of the first inning of his team’s game agai...
March 16, 2019

Angel Hernández, Everyone’s Least Favorite Umpire, Is Already Back On His Bullshit

Angel Hernández, arguably the most disliked umpire among active MLB players, has already shown on Friday that he’s in midseason form. Hernández ejected Astros manager A.J. Hinch just one pitch into the bottom of the first inning of his team’s game agai...