Post Tagged with: "Kevin Durant"

SCATTERGOOD: Week 2 Recap of The Olympics and Closing Preview

With such an eventful second (and final) week of Olympic action, where does one even begin? I suppose a nice place to start would be noting what appears to be a very secure first-place lead on the part of the United States as far as medals are concerned — with[Read More…]

by August 19, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

SCATTERGOOD: Team USA Olympic Preview

Much has happened leading up to the kickoff of the 2016 Summer Olympics, particularly the International Olympic Committee upholding the ban on Russia’s participation in track and field events this year. With the games only _ days away, here is what we can expect from Team USA, from household names[Read More…]

by July 22, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
COUTURE: Potential NBA Offseason Trades

COUTURE: Potential NBA Offseason Trades

Every sports fan loves speculation. Whether in the offseason or the height of the playoffs, we glue our eyes and perk our ears to any news outlet we can find, all in hope of catching wind of the latest and juiciest rumor to hit the grapevine. In my opinion, there[Read More…]

by July 15, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
RAAB: Wizards Need Big Signings

RAAB: Wizards Need Big Signings

This summer will be a transformative one for the Washington Wizards. Whether that transformation is positive or negative will depend on the choices of a front office that is at its biggest crossroads since the waning years of Gilbert Arenas and the arrival of point guard John Wall. Cap space[Read More…]

by April 22, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
IPPOLITO: Wizards Could Successfully Recruit Durant

IPPOLITO: Wizards Could Successfully Recruit Durant

Ah, the folly of courtship. Love makes people do crazy things, but fervor and passion take already crazed sports fans and put them into a new gear. Forgive me for being a tad hyperbolic. After all, no fan ran onto the court wearing a shirt that said, “Come Home” as[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
SANTAMARIA: Durant, Smith Caught in Feud

SANTAMARIA: Durant, Smith Caught in Feud

ESPN’s “First Take” is often a shouting match between the infamous Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless, but on the rare occasion that Smith speaks in a serious and offended tone, it certainly lights up the ratings. In the latest incident, superstar NBA forward Kevin Durant called Smith a liar[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top

IPPOLITO: Lighten Media Obligations

Marshawn Lynch’s oft-repeated quip from Super Bowl Media Day — “I’m just here so I won’t get fined” — is undoubtedly the early frontrunner for quote of the year. Jokes aside, however, Lynch’s statement from Jan. 27 reflects the growing tension between members of the media and professional athletes. As[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns

Durant Should Be Top Draft Pick

In the coming months, the Boston Celtics, Memphis Grizzlies, or whatever other moribund franchise hits pay dirt in the NBA lottery, is going to face a tough decision. Or at least that’s what everyone thinks about the great Greg Oden v. Kevin Durant debate, the question rivaling Hamlet’s “To be[Read More…]

by April 27, 2007 0 comments Sports