Posts tagged "ESPN"

Jahlil Okafor Escapes the Shadow of Jabari Parker: Leads West to Victory at McDonald's All American Game

Jahlil Okafor Escapes the Shadow of Jabari Parker: Leads West to Victory at McDonald's All American Game
CHICAGO – For the better part of his high school career it seemed as if  Jahlil Okafor would never escape the shadow of Jabari Parker. Anything Jahlil did, Jabari had already done better: be All-State, check; make the McDonald’s All American team, check; sign with Duke University, check; be named Illinois Mr. Basketball, double check,... Read more »

Bill Walton Breaks Down the Stanford Washington Rivalry

Bill Walton Breaks Down the Stanford Washington Rivalry
Fans of West Coast college basketball have been long accustomed to ESPN color commentator Bill Walton’s endlessly entertaining tangents. Last night, with the Duke vs North Carolina game postponed due to snow, the rest of America got to experience “The Readhead Deadhead” at his absolute finest. Only Bill Walton could manage to spend 45 seconds... Read more »

NBA Franchise Values Soar Under New CBA

Yesterday Forbes released its annual list of the most valuable teams in the NBA. The consensus? The financial health of the league is stronger than ever thanks to the new collective bargaining agreement signed after the 2011 NBA lockout. In 2013, NBA franchise values soared; the average team is now worth $509 million, a 30% increase from 2012. For the first... Read more »
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Putting the Manti Teo Girlfriend Hoax in Context

Lance Armstrong must be the happiest man in America today. A Deadspin report alleging that Manti Te’o's girlfriend was a hoax, and that Te’o likely knew it, has rocked the sports world to its core on a day that Lance Armstrong is set to out himself as a cheat. According to Deadspin, Manti Te’o motive... Read more »
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