African-American participation in baseball, at any level, is a deeply personal subject for me. Growing up, I was usually the only black player on the team. I had great teammates, but I always wondered why more blacks didn’t play America’s Pastime; I also wonder, as the percentage continues to decline, whether or not anything can be done to reverse the trend. (more…)
The New York Mets Matt Harvey is “must see television” in 2013. Is he a franchise cornerstone?
Co-host Baden Bagley and I talk about the Pacers/Heat series and what to expect for game five in Miami. We also talk the top pitchers in major league baseball and which teams are the top three teams in major league baseball.
Co-host Baden Bagley and I will be joined by Eastside Perspective chief and FBSschedules.com contributor Clayton Tinkle to talk Pacers/Heat game 1, NBA draft lottery, and throw out an early mock draft.
The Warriors are facing elimination against the Spurs (Photo Credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/ NBAE via Getty Images)
Some things, for me, can’t be argued. DJ Jazzy Jeff is the greatest DJ of all-time (See: exhibit A, exhibit B, and exhibit C, and one more for good measure; talk to me if you want more proof) and after four months of watching (attentively) Stephen Curry he might be the best all-around scorer I’ve ever seen (more…)
In the first game of the Eastern Conference finals the Boston Celtics looked all but powerless against the Miami Heat.
It was a far cry from their 2008 NBA championship season when they were the 66-16 and the epitome of what the modern-day “big three” should look like. Pierce, Allen, and Garnett set the tone for every season that followed as they’ve made it to the conference finals every season since they’ve been together. This season, however, they are up against an opponent they may prove more difficult than any other they have faced in their time together.