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ZANGWILL | Zion Williamson is Going to be Great; LeBron James Already is Great

ZANGWILL | Zion Williamson is Going to be Great; LeBron James Already is Great

I thought I could make it past my fifth column. Week after week, I have resisted the urge to weigh in on debates over LeBron James, despite their frequency. What a better world it would be if all of the sports debate shows could give even one segment to tennis[Read More…]

by April 1, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
SWANSON | Irving Trade Spurs Cavalier’s Slump

SWANSON | Irving Trade Spurs Cavalier’s Slump

Amid a stretch of horrendous losses, the Cleveland Cavaliers reached a new low last Monday after a heated team meeting. During the meeting,  much of the frustration was directed toward forward Kevin Love. Players questioned the severity of his “undisclosed illness,” which caused him to leave the Quicken Loans Arena[Read More…]

by January 26, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
SCHENK: Unity Needed Against Injustice

SCHENK: Unity Needed Against Injustice

In the past weeks, months and years, there has been a shocking number of reports about young black men killed by police officers. There have been two separate incidents this past week, first in Tulsa, Okla., and then in North Carolina, the latter sparking major protests in Charlotte. Another trend[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
PARK: Lack of Star Power Has Sullied Baseball’s Popularity

PARK: Lack of Star Power Has Sullied Baseball’s Popularity

In a continuation of an alarming trend, the MLB All-Star Game’s television ratings declined in this year’s game. This decline in ratings comes in spite of MLB’s ill-advised to make the All-Star Game matter by giving home-field advantage in the World Series to the league that wins the game. This[Read More…]

by July 19, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
COUTURE: 2016 Finals Will Cement LeBron James’ Legacy

COUTURE: 2016 Finals Will Cement LeBron James’ Legacy

For a player as accomplished and successful as forward LeBron James, it seems odd to claim that his seventh NBA Finals appearance will have the most impact on his legacy. James is already regarded as one of the best to ever play the game, and after 13 seasons under his belt,[Read More…]

by June 17, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Uncategorized
COUTURE: Warriors Poised for Second NBA Title

COUTURE: Warriors Poised for Second NBA Title

After making an unlikely comeback down 3-1 to the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference finals, reigning MVP guard Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are set to face off in an NBA finals rematch against forward LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Becoming just the 10th team[Read More…]

by June 3, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
IPPOLITO: Cavs Cannot Top Western Competition

IPPOLITO: Cavs Cannot Top Western Competition

In most eras of history, kings have been resistant to change — Louis and Charles refused to change and became victims of their own device. But our king, James of Akron, who so many of us grew up watching and idolizing, is close to meeting his demise; but, unlike his[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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: Contracts Create Disputes

IPPOLITO: Contracts Create Disputes

Rihanna, Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor and Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson do not appear to have much in common at first glance. Someone, however, owes each of them money. When an athlete feels that he deserves a new contract, he has a couple of options. One is to dutifully[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

COMMENTARY | Expect a Tight NBA Finals

Reading previews of the upcoming NBA Finals, “Golden State in six games” appears to be one of the common predictions coming from experts, bloggers, fans and so on. But I see fewer analysts, websites and experts proposing “Cleveland in seven.” Despite the fact that the Golden State Warriors have been[Read More…]

by June 4, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top