“It happens…We would have no NBA possibly if they got rid of all the flopping.”
Such a ridiculous comment was made by none other than Dwayne Wade. Finals MVP. 9x All-Star. 2x Champion. Scoring champion and 3x all NBA defensive team. Yea…that Dwayne Wade.
Defending flopping as an essential and integral part of the NBA. So much so that eliminating it would mean the end of the league.
And he said this with a straight face. He was totally serious.
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In the aftermath of Borussia Dortmund’s 2-1 loss to Bayern Munich in this past weekend’s UEFA Champions League Final, there have been all sorts of rumors about the club; ranging from players who will be leaving to players supporters wishing they could get. Despite that, there’s one thing that is true…author and fellow University of North Dakota alum Chuck Klosterman is simply a more “ginger-ized” version of Borussia Dortmund manager Jürgen Klopp.
I came to terms with the Penguins place in the NHL a few years ago.
They are the Yankees, LA Lakers and the Patriots.
They are the team that die-hard fans outside of Pittsburgh loathe with a visceral hatred usually reserved for Nazi’s, root canals and tofu. Continue reading →
In the end it was simply to much for the Senators.
To much Neal. To much Crosby. To much Malkin. Iginla. Letang. Hell, even to much Tyler Kennedy and Matt Cooke.
The Senators didn’t just crack, they shattered. In an elimination game and down by 3 Sergei Gonchar, their most seasoned and accomplished defensemen, had a terrible giveaway to James Neal.And just like that they were down by 4. It was that kind of game for the only remaining Canadian team in these playoffs. Continue reading →
Sunlife Stadium on a busy Sunday afternoon
by Ryan Meehan
On Tuesday, the NFL selected the cities that will host Super Bowls 50 and 51. (Or for those of you in Italy, L and LI since they love American football so much)
On Monday night, I had read a link on the NFL Network’s Facebook page regarding how Miami was doing a bit of complaining with regards to whether or not they would get to host one of these games. Here’s a link to the article…
There are several issues that I have with this, and I’m not really sure where to even start. So these will not be in any particular order and this piece is going to be in a bit of a rant format. The main point here is that Miami has no business complaining about any of this at all. Miami has had more than enough opportunities to host the Super Bowl, so let’s begin there. Continue reading