The End.

July 9, 2010

Everything has changed.

Long-time Cleveland fans know that the only real way to deal with the series of miserable sucker punches that comprises our area’s sports history is to be pessimistic. Last night, a new generation of Cleveland fans learned the same thing. The jerseys of our Chosen One were set afire; watching the wine, gold, and white burn on SportsCenter seemed to be a fitting metaphor for… something. For everything we thought we understood, even within the reference frame of a city sport scene that hasn’t seen a professional title in decades.

We had to know he was leaving. But we thought he would stay. How could he leave? He was King of Cleveland. Read the rest of this entry »


Dude, Jack

June 18, 2010

You don’t get this anywhere else.


From the Clouds

June 9, 2010

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With rumblings about LeBron’s future and the impact and exact meaning of Dan Gilbert offering Michigan State god Tom Izzo a contract near $6 million per, the Lakers and Celtics officially do not care. For now, neither do I. Read the rest of this entry »


Set and Carved

June 1, 2010

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For me, these playoffs have been about cementing legacies. Read the rest of this entry »


Revitalize The Desire

May 20, 2010

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When did Kevin Garnett become fun to watch again? Can this all be traced back to Quentin Richardson and his face’s attempts to lure KG’s elbow into it? Read the rest of this entry »


Steamroller Blues

May 17, 2010

I don’t know what has happened to the Celtics since the middle of April, but I like it. It isn’t a matter of rediscovering youth, they aren’t going to be able to get that back. Maybe they, and by they I mean Rasheed, have decided to buckle down, dig in, and make one last run before their primes expire. Read the rest of this entry »


What It Feels Like to be Kevin Garnett

February 10, 2010

“I feel like the Commodores. I feel like the Commodores.”

– Kevin Garnett