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Tom Izzo is exactly right about social media

Social media is a cancer to our society. Tuesday night following Michigan State’s win over Ohio State in East Lansing, MI, Spartan head coach Tom Izzo took a moment in his introductory comments to say what many have been thinking, many have voiced, but it bears great weight on current sports and society. Social media… Keep Reading


A battle of eras

The war of words between 90’s superstars and the present day basketball elite rages on. Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob stated he was genuinely hurt that during a recent dinner where many NBA owners attended, Michael Jordan said the Golden State Warriors 73-win record breaking season didn’t mean anything. Last week an M.J. buddy,… Keep Reading


We wouldn’t trade Love for anything

If you ask LeBron James, the Cavs are happy with Kevin Love. Of course, the fact that repeated published reports that the Cavs would in fact trade Kevin Love keeps getting reaction from LeBron fuels the fire. Monday my good friend (he DM’ed me once on Twitter) Frank Isola of the New York Daily News, and… Keep Reading


The NFL’s social media problem

When Twitter was just getting going, back in the stone-ages of social media, about five to seven years ago, ESPN sent a mandate on Twitter to one of its most famous writers at the time, Ric Bucher of tremendous NBA writing pedigree. Bucher stated at the time that the worldwide leader is “prohibiting tweeting info… Keep Reading


A New York Debacle

The old adage that sports represents the best values of society… well that may be long gone. Hardwork, perseverance, teamwork, well that’s off the table in today’s professional sports. Today, more likely sports represents big TV contracts, local marketing deals, apparel merchandising and ticket sales. Carmelo Anthony has made a lot of money for the… Keep Reading


PGA Tour: Forget Tiger Woods, these young guns have all the talent

—Thursday afternoon in Hawaii there is a young man by the name of Justin Thomas 23-years old, Kentucky-bred, who is absolutely obliterating the course at Waialae Country Club on the island of Oahu. Most have never heard of Thomas. For the most part he’s what you would expect from a guy who grew up in Louisville,… Keep Reading


Help Wanted: Green Bay, Wisconsin

Help wanted. Snow Shovelers. Please show up at Lambeau Field 1265 Lombardi Ave, Green Bay, WI 54304 Pay $10 per hour. Must be 18 years or older. No Joke. The Green Bay Packers, America’s only fan-owned sports team, needs help shoveling snow. The team announced Wednesday that they will pay persons 18 years or older… Keep Reading


Does this look like a man who wants a headache?

Jon Gruden, former Super Bowl winning head football coach and perhaps the best or most widely known, color analyst in all of big-time sports broadcasting has once again declined interest in an NFL or college football coaching job. This is about the 60th time in the last five years. According to multiple reports Gruden had… Keep Reading

Today's Sports Pages

Today’s Sports Pages: Jon Gruden, Rashaan Salaam, Cubs National Anthem Singer

A collection of the top stories from the Nation’s newspapers. Have a submission? Send to Click the newspaper title to read the full story.    Los Angeles Times: Jon Gruden states he’s not interested in the Los Angeles Rams jobs, per Chuck Shilken. “Right now I have no intentions of coaching,” Gruden said on ESPN’s “Mike and… Keep Reading

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