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In most sports, the draft is the easiest and most efficient way to build a franchise for the future. We have seen teams like the 2012 Washington Redskins go from one of the worst teams in the NFL to a playoff team in one year after drafting QB Robert Griffin III. 603 more words


Titanic Heralds

Completing something and earning a reward always carries a strong sense of satisfaction.   But when you complete something, and it was hard, and it took time, and it took effort, that satisfaction is greatly increased.  1,278 more words

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Fear And Loathing In Danbury, Connecticut

A talent agency was booking me for several weekends all over the northeast and asked if I had the Saturday before Memorial Day to fill a spot for a show. 1,002 more words


Battle Royale: A Tanking Solution

There have been lots of proposed methods for ending tanking in the NBA. Some say we need to go back to one ball/envelope per team that missed. 518 more words

A Fan's Quandary: Can I Root Against My Own Team?

I’ve been rooting against my team for about a year now.

It’s not because I disagree with the direction the team is headed in, hate the ownership, or want the team to leave town. 1,091 more words


Losing to Win: Inside Hinkie's Rebuild

There is no gray area. Either you love the 76ers’ tanking, or you hate it. Some think it’s stupid. Others think it’s genius. Some… 1,277 more words


2015 Transgressions: A Lakers Season Review

Imagine starting a race with the illusion of an equal playing field, but as the race begins you realize you’re the only one standing in quicksand. 857 more words