The Brooklyn Nets are not a great team, or even a greatly likable team. But for a fan who waited his whole life for a true home team, they're more than enough.
A fleeting moment of happiness in Queens on Opening Day, near the chop shops, amid the swirling on-field garbage and omnipresent Mets-fan anxiety, and in defiance of games two-through-162.
The "argument" between Skip Bayless and Richard Sherman on ESPN's "debate" show First Take was the latest in a long line of highly embarrassing, increasingly frequent moments for the network and their resident curmudgeon. And even though he's starting to finally wear out his welcome at the Worldwide Leader, with the rise of Fox Sports 1, it looks like we may never get rid of him.
Some may say that athletes make too much money. While there are certainly players that help support that argument, in the case of players like LeBron James, this couldn't be more wrong. So, why does the NBA restrict how much he can be paid?
What Oscar Pistorius is alleged to have done in South Africa is horrible. But it's only difficult to believe if we believe the stories we're sold so recklessly during events like the Olympics. Turn off the volume, and the story is a lot smaller, and different.