Basketball

Lopez in foreground -- no relief in sight

With the latest disappointing 100-85 loss to the young Timberwolves here at home, the Nets have now dropped five straight...

Sometimes life throws us curveballs that make us stop and consider a deeper, truer meaning to what has recently occurred.  Sometimes, it isn’t quite that serious….it may be as simple as a...

Not only am I an avid sports fan, I long ago acknowledged being intrigued by the role sports entertainment plays in our society.  While casually enjoying a game, it is rather easy to find oneself...

It was a Thursday night….another round of trivia and another week of the NFL were about to begin.  That’s when it happened….a teammate asked, “what happened to the Bills?”…”Rex Ryan happened to...

Four NY/NJ metro area high school basketball teams – all comprising student-athletes in need of ensuring their college readiness – will vie for the championship of the prestigious YES Inc....

It was billed as The Great Player vs The Great Team.  That description couldn’t have been more accurate.  Outside of having your favorite team in it, the Golden State Warriors versus the Cleveland...

Let’s take a quick trip back down memory lane…at the beginning of the NBA season, nobody would’ve predicted this Finals pairing…certainly couldn’t have pictured it with a Kodak by mid-season, when...

We must be approaching the unofficial beginning of summer….long days, insects on the move, & outdoor enthusiasts chomping at the bit to get outdoors, of course!  For it is around this time...

For the first time since 2009, the Cleveland Cavaliers are headed to the Eastern Conference Finals after defeating the Chicago Bulls 94-73 on Thursday night to win the series 4-2.

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Congratulations are in order for league MVP Steph Curry!  He and fellow Golden State teammates remain in hot pursuit of a championship trophy to complement his hardware.  Something tells me the...

Tis the season where there is something for everyone:

The first round of the NBA Playoffs was well on its way to being a page out of a Good Housekeeping article, made complete with a...

As they say “nobody’s perfect”!  Nowhere is that more apparent than the NCAA basketball ranks….

By the end of the holiday weekend, Duke University’s Blue Devils were the team hoisting a...

Tom Izzo's Spartans -- hot at the right time

As we flip our calendars to the month of April, madness has moved from total frenzy to controlled excitement at what...

Is Kentucky unstoppable?

By the end of the weekend, word had come that there was no such thing as a perfect bracket in existence.  Those of us who took front row...

First fours have been decided and all bracket deadlines have come and gone.  Gone too…at least for the next three weeks…is overall productivity at the workplace.  Seriously though, several studies...

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