Today’s National Basketball Association has become a completely different league than the days when back-to-the-basket, post-up centers ruled the paint like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Patrick Ewing, Shaquille O’Neal and Hakeem Olajuwon. The newfound focus on analytics and the three-point shot is hurting the game, according to Abdul-Jabbar, in an interview
Mike Tyson is unquestionably one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all-time, and even casual fans know it. But as impressive as his 44 knockouts in 50 victories have been, Iron Mike’s losses have been equally disappointing and shocking. Fresh off a controversial exhibition draw against Roy Jones, Jr.,
Jerry Rice is arguably the greatest receiver of all-time, even though he didn’t quite possess the same “measurable” physical gifts as more heralded players such as Randy Moss and Calvin Johnson. Rice is alleged to have run a pedestrian (for a wide receiver) 4.71 forty-yard dash time at the NFL
Kobe Bryant, the iconic basketball legend who tragically died in a helicopter crash on January 26 of this year, had been scheduled to enter the Hall-of-Fame this year alongside two fellow legends, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett. Now, Bryant’s induction ceremony and Hall-of-Fame weekend finally have a date: May 13-15.
Charles Barkley is well known for his play on the court during his heyday in the NBA with the Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers and Houston Rockets, but off-the-court, he’s mostly known for his role as an outspoken TV analyst. Recently, Barkley made a donation that didn’t make a whole