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On the nature of fandom

I am a huge sports fan. Anybody that knows me even a little bit knows this about me. Anybody who follows me on Twitter probably follows me for that very reason. 729 more words

This Is Just Kind of Crazy...

I stumbled upon this the other day.  I didn’t read it, so don’t take this as any sort of a review, I’m only writing because I was struck by the very nature of the piece.   370 more words


Free falling

The NBA regular season is drawing to a close, and one of the hot topics right now is the collapse by the Indiana Pacers, one of the best teams in the league. 299 more words


Grantland came about when columnist Bill Simmons also known as the “Sports Guy” got his first job at Boston Herald as a sports writer in high school. 978 more words

The Mission

The Letterman Challenge

Bill Simmons wrote a Grantland article titled “Letterman’s Last Great Moment” about David Letterman’s retirement announcement and eventual departure from the late night scene.  Growing up, I remember enjoying watching Dave read off  315 more words

Steve Nash May Be At "The Finish Line"

There have been many opinions expressed about the 40 year old Steve Nash within the last several months.  He’s too old to contribute.  He’s being selfish.   259 more words


Multimedia comparison

This Grantland piece highlighted how the Charlotte Bobcats (soon to be Hornets) were once the laughing stock of the NBA, but have since put together some good moves and find themselves in the playoffs for the first time since 2009-10. 334 more words