When the NBA D-League came into existence 13 years ago, it was a much different looking beast than it is today. Originally called the National Basketball Development League, it began play in the fall of 2001 with eight teams and a dream of eventually coalescing into a legitimate, fully functioning minor league for North American basketball. 1,136 more words
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Suddenly, as if overnight, the Flyers have a bounty of intriguing defensive prospects in their farm system. Flyers fans have stopped looking (at least temporarily) at future UFA lists and have started envisioning a defense corps consisting of Travis Sanheim, Samuel Morin, Robert Haag, and Shayne Gostisbehere. 450 more words
MaD Radio on Sports Radio 610 today featured one of the Meltsier Meltsdowns from co-host Mike Meltser, and for good reason.
Former Houston Astros owner Drayton McLane today penned an op-ed for the Houston Chronicle about, well, nothing in particular, and goes on to… 319 more words
For those who follow professional sports, discussion surrounding the importance of developing a good “farm system” will become apparent almost immediately.
What it means to the uninitiated sports fan is that the success that professional teams experience today started a long time ago through the development of young prospects. 590 more words