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Multi-Sport Benefits: Basketball Movement and Football Route Running

In a world of increased specialization for youth athletes, it is refreshing to see multi-sport athletes thrive at the highest level of competition. In the NFL, there are stories about pass-catchers translating basketball-style movement to success in football. The NFL has seen players such as Tony Gonzalez, Antonio Gates, and Julius Thomas make the jump … Continue reading Multi-Sport Benefits: Basketball Movement and Football Route Running

Hiding Behind The Keyboard: NCAA Tournament Fans Take Frustrations Out On Social Media

The men's NCAA basketball tournament returned with a bang after a one-year hiatus, and emotion around the competition is high. On the court, most of the games display impassioned—albeit often sloppy—basketball that ended championship dreams for a few highly-ranked schools on the first weekend of play. Off the court, the excitement from fans matches the … Continue reading Hiding Behind The Keyboard: NCAA Tournament Fans Take Frustrations Out On Social Media

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NBA Sixth Man of the Year Series: Jordan Clarkson

To tip-off this mini-series, I had to start with Utah Jazz combo guard Jordan Clarkson. Jordan Clarkson has been an NBA journeyman since his selection out of the University of Missouri in 2014. Despite his frequent change of scenery, Clarkson demonstrates nightly that the one constant in his career is his ability to put the … Continue reading NBA Sixth Man of the Year Series: Jordan Clarkson

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James Harden’s Houston Breakup

James Harden and the Houston Rockets suffered two debilitating losses in a row to the Lakers this past week. After the second loss, the aforementioned disgruntled superstar let the world know his situation was beyond repair. https://twitter.com/DimeUPROXX/status/1349208156048666626?s=20 In response to Harden's demands, the Rockets dealt their former franchise player to the Brooklyn Nets in a … Continue reading James Harden’s Houston Breakup

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Basketball Fans, Please Don’t Overract

Sunday night, the Wizards beat the loaded Nets 123-122, and Washington displayed they have the offensive firepower to hang with any team in the league. Playing up, or as Wizards fans are frequently subjected to, down to the level of their opponent is a Wizards staple under coach Scott Brooks, and it seems the trend … Continue reading Basketball Fans, Please Don’t Overract

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NBA Preseason Takeaways and Stories to Watch

The NBA regular-season is approaching fast, and here are some trends to note before the games start to count. Here is a quick rundown of a few NBA stories to watch heading into the year. The Lakers rotation looks deadly After winning the NBA Finals in the bubble, many people expected the league to catch … Continue reading NBA Preseason Takeaways and Stories to Watch