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What Is Paul Pierce’s Optimum Option?

BREAKING NEWS (6/30, 12:30 a.m.): It appears Pierce has decided to opt out. Read on to find out why he may have made this choice… Americans do not like to be told what to do. We want options. Paul Pierce is an American. Paul Pierce has options. Pierce’s options differ slightly from yours and mine. […]

Ken Griffey Jr.: The Kid Stays In The Picture

Ken Griffey Jr. has taken his backwards hat, 1000-megawatt smile and effortless left-handed stroke to that sweet by and by. The oldest Kid in the game has retired from baseball after 22 mostly magical seasons and innumerable moments on the baseball diamond where he simply made the game more fun to watch. From running up […]

Nate Robinson: The Diminutive Dandy

“Stay engaged. At some point you’re going to win a game for us. I can’t tell you when. I can’t tell you when you’re going to play. I can’t tell you if you’re going to play, on what night at least, but at some point you’re going to win a game for us.” – Doc […]

Tom Thibodeau To Go?

The NBA coaching carousel never stops spinning and the current darling of the circuit is Boston Celtics assistant coach and defensive wunderkind Tom Thibodeau, who has drawn interest from the New Orleans Hornets, Chicago Bulls, and New Jersey Nets. In light of the Celtics recent defensive lapses against the Orlando Magic, and with ESPN reporting […]

Rasheed Wallace: Reborn?

The iconic hair. The infuriating day-to-day lassiez-faire attitude that belies the great performances. The unending indifference toward coaches, management, and the media.  The bipolarity of a loner who can still be counted on to carry a team at times. Am I speaking of Manny Ramirez? One very well could be but the one I speak […]

Pitching will Dominate Sox – Yanks Weekend Tilt at the Fens

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood? No, no. The Country Mouse and the City Mouse? Scratch that. Paula Abdul and that dancing cat in the “Opposites Attract” video? Lame, I know, but you get the point. The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees are two teams going in entirely different directions and both […]

Regrets Abound Around Lowell Deal

Deep in his heart of hearts, in his soul of souls, in his auras of auras, Theo Epstein must still be comfortable with his decision to sign Mike Lowell to a three year, $37.5 million dollar contract after the 2007 season, even though at this point it may look like something he regrets. Of course, […]