Month: July 2017

The Giants have not needed to think about their backup quarterback much for almost 13 seasons. Eli Manning will make his 212th consecutive start, including playoffs, in Week 1 of the 2017 season. But he’s also 36 and coming off one of his shakiest passing seasons. As many expected, Manning’s recent play pushed New York […]

Russell Westbrook is fast approaching some impressive history, and the person he’s ready to pass is on his side. Oscar Robertson’s record of 41 triple-doubles in one NBA regular season is hopelessly looking on as Westbrook’s total continues to climb. Heading into Friday’s game against the Spurs, Westbrook needed just four Cheap Jerseys America triple-doubles, […]

LeBron James is a big man. The three-time NBA champion and four-time MVP is listed at 6-8, 250 pounds officially, but most recognize he’s likely closer to 6-9, 270. Known for his selflessness off the court, James, who’s averaging a career-best 8.8 assists in 2016-17, isn’t too big to admit his selfishness off it. During […]

A few months ago, Brandon Jennings asked the Knicks to release him because he wanted to play for a contender. Shortly after, he signed with the Wizards, and it’s been a great move. He’s averaging about 10 fewer minutes in Washington, but he was able to walk away from the dysfunction in New York and […]

Kevin Durant needed to be wanted. He didn’t want to be needed. He went to the bench with 6:48 to go in the first quarter of the Warriors’ Game 4 matchup on the road against the Jazz in the Western Conference semifinals Monday night, having not scored a single point. He wouldn’t re-enter the contest […]

Cleveland has confidence after completing a comeback in 2016, and knowing LeBron James still exists always helps. But this version of the Warriors provides a much different challenge, especially with Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant both healthy and playing at MVP levels. So what happens in Game 3? Here are a few important factors that […]

David Ortiz is an easy target for jokes and he’s fine with that. It’s part of why he agreed to do the roast Thursday night at the House of Blues in Boston. Unfortunately, the people of Boston are apparently too sensitive to hear what was said in the roast. NESN intended to air the roast […]

Late night radio may not be appointment radio, but believe it or not news does break after 12 a.m. And that’s exactly what happened on the Freddie and Fitz show ESPN Saturday morning. Mike Wise has been doing this whole basketball reporting thing for a long time. He was an award-winning columnist for the Washington […]

CLEVELAND There was a metaphor for the Cavaliers situation here in the NBA Finals, and it came in the first quarter of Game 3. It was almost exactly at the midway point of the first quarter, and LeBron James was caught out of position after a Warriors offensive rebound. James scurried out toward the 3-point […]

Whenever anyone says, All you have to do is the next thing they say is always something impossible. The above is a truth communicated by comedian Chris Rock while narrating Everybody Hates Chris, the now defunct sitcom loosely based on his childhood. In the episode, young Chris must make Thanksgiving Day macaroni and cheese without, […]