Monthly Archives: February 2012

Empty victory for Kobe?

I know that the All-Star game has never been a “real” game where the two sides really played hard for the win. The game has always been just a way to showcase the talent of the greatest players in the … Continue reading

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New Atmosphere on the North Side

The Chicago Cubs have made a lot of moves this off season, but not with big ticket free agents.  The Cubs put together one of the most high profile front offices in the MLB.  Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer, and hiring … Continue reading

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The Passing of a Torch: Kobe becomes All-Star game scoring leader, but Durant ready to take over league

Kobe Bryant and the Western Conference All-Stars beat the Eastern Conference All-Stars 152-149 Sunday Night at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. Kobe Bryant scored 27 points, moving past Michael Jordan as the career scoring leader in All Star game … Continue reading

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Heading into Spring Training-The Fantasy Baseball Sleepers to Watch

Each year, players that nobody has ever heard of or players who were once old and washed up, rise to the occasion and bring fantasy baseball managers to glory. Here, I’ll break down a sleeper in each position as pitchers … Continue reading

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Why the All-Star Weekend Contests Were a Huge Let Down

The NBA All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk Contest. The Three-Point Contest. The All-Star Home Run Derby for the MLB. The NFL Pro Bowl. Ok, maybe not the Pro Bowl, but all of the latter are examples of professional athletes putting their … Continue reading

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Handball, better than soccer?

When researching odd and bizarre sports that are not very well known there are all kinds of hilarious and weird sports out there. My goal was to find one of these sports that I would actually want to play, which … Continue reading

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Sepak Takraw: The Greatest Sport You’ve Never Heard Of

It is a combination of volleyball, American soccer, and martial arts. What is more important, however, is what it is not. Precisely what it is not is boring to watch. With high flying acrobatics, back flips, fast-paced action and bicycle … Continue reading

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