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The Dead-End of Basketball

Come with me for a second to fantasy land. Let’s pretend that the parity problem is somehow resolved. Teams of superstars are not battling each other every year for the title. Dynasties become as tough to establish as those in hockey. Everyone is paid properly. The NBA is making as much as the NFL. Guess […]

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20 Sports Nicknames for Athletes Who Need Them

It’s a testament to the egotism of sports stars that they give themselves sports nicknames. It’s a testament to the sycophantic nature of fans that we allow them to be King James and the Black Mamba. I, personally, have many nicknames that I embrace but I did not create them. My favorite nickname is Dursky […]

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David Stern Counteroffers $4 for French Dip, Tomato Soup, Steak Diane, Lemon Meringue Pie, and a Drink to be Named Later

CHICAGO, Ill. — Trade talks re-opened Friday at Chicago’s “The Cheesecake Factory” when NBA commissioner David Stern sent a proposal to restaurant owner David Overton that would effectively send an appetizer, two entrees, a dessert and a beverage to Stern’s belly while Overton would tentatively receive four crisp one dollar bills plus a bonus if […]

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The NBA’s Amnesty Applied to The Past

One apparent stipulation of the NBA lockout ending is that each team be able to shed one hideous contract without penalty via an amnesty clause. Bill Simmons and friends have already made the decisions for the owners at Grantland.com, but the potential for this idea does not end there. Hypothetically speaking, here is what the […]

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Thousands Rally in Protest of Clippers Draft

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — In an uplifting act of patriotism and sportsmanship, a crowd of about 11,000 people gathered outside of the Staples Center on Thursday to vocalize dissent over the mandatory NBA Draft of the Los Angeles Clippers. “Just senseless, brutal tragedy,” said Barbara Wilson, a Clippers season ticket holder of ten years. “Year […]

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LeBron James Struggles From Half Court

CLEVELAND, Ohio — LeBron James, superstar of the Cleveland Cavaliers, was inconsolable Sunday night following a 121-98 victory over the Chicago Bulls in Round 1 of the NBA Playoffs. The 6’ 8” small forward shot a paltry 64% from the field and 66% from the 3 point line. But most glaring was his 44% shooting […]

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Chris O'Toole (Colorado State '12) is pursuing a Screenwriting MFA at Chapman University. He has worked for Livestrong, CBS, Examiner and other publications. Love, hate, and job offers can be sent to: chris@o2lsports.com