Colin Kaepernick, Michael Vick, and the fallacy of respectability politics
As the Civil Rights movement reached a crescendo in 1963, James Baldwin published a masterful collection of essays and a litany of thoughts examining a continued euphemism called “The Negro Problem.” The Browns have been very methodical the past two offseasons, with the focus on both quantity and quality of draft picks. There will be […]
Devon Still will get another NFL shot with Jets
After appearing in only three NFL games over the last two seasons, Devon Still will get another chance to stick in the NFL. The Jets have signed the veteran defensive tackle as part of a series of moves Friday, the team announced. Still became a nationally known figure after his daughter Leah was diagnosed with […]
Hernandez has had to make due with less run support than many
In terms of touches last season, Derrick Rose (78.8), Porzingis (60.5) and Anthony (60.4) led the team. Rose is now on the Cavs, and Anthony would be gone in this scenario. Irving would likely see an increase from his touches last season with the Cavs (79.0) if he did get traded to the Knicks and […]
That’s why these teams are in hot pursuit.
This is not to say Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau can’t fix some of Irving’s deficiencies on the defensive end or that Irving isn’t worth chasing. He’s a spectacular player and one of the league’s best offensive weapons. He’s a threat to score 30 or more points every night. That’s why these teams are in hot […]
The Dodgers’ recent stretch displays their industrial-strength attitude to advance farther than the NLCS.
“I can say this. I know that the Wolves are exploring this with incredible seriousness and really kind of running through all of the scenarios and trying to make the right decision,” Krawczynski said Wednesday on “Mackey and Judd.” “Because this isn’t cut and dry. It isn’t just saying, ‘Oh absolutely. It’s a no-brainer you […]
Kevin Durant says media ‘manufactured’ his beef with Russell Westbrook
Any time Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook meet, the media hypes it up as a revenge game. One superstar teammate leaves the other for the direct rival team — what’s not to love? Durant, however, feels like the media has played a huge role in creating tension between the two. Appearing on Bill Simmons’ podcast […]
Colin Kaepernick reportedly an option for Ravens with Joe Flacco injury
After it was reported that Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco suffered a disc injury in his back some rumors started to swirl. Initial reports said Flacco would miss three to six weeks, but Pro Football Talk updated that story saying Flacco will be miss more like a week of practice. However, back problems are difficult to […]
Draymond Green calls out Hawks for ignoring him in game plan
Draymond Green is always good for a few quotes. Monday, the All-Star forward was heated over what he perceived was a lack of respect from the Hawks in Golden State’s 119-111 win in Atlanta. “And that’s exactly why they can’t beat us,” Green said, via ESPN. “That’s exactly why they won’t. Don’t game-plan for me.” […]
ESPN’s Stephen Jackson rips DeMarre Carroll: ‘He’s not good enough to have an opinion’
After two seasons in Toronto, filled with inconsistent play and injury trouble, DeMarre Carroll was traded this offseason to the Nets in a salary dump. Brooklyn received Carroll as well as first and second-round draft picks in 2018 while the Raptors added Justin Hamilton and cleared the $30 million left on Carroll’s contract over the […]
Lonzo Ball declares for NBA Draft, could stay in L.A.
UCLA freshman guard Lonzo Ball shocked few when he announced Friday that a Sweet 16 loss to Kentucky would be his final college basketball Troy Polamalu Cheap Jerseys game. Expected to be selected in the top five of June’s NBA Draft, Ball was the only freshman named first-team All-American after averaging 14.7 points per game, […]