Let Hornets Fans Be Excited About Dwight Howard

Now as a Hornet, there are no expectations to make the team an immediate title contender. There are no Hollywood signs. There is no big city atmosphere with media pressure. There is no hometown fan casting wild thoughts about the local kid bringing unheard of success to the franchise. This is Charlotte. and fans don't want Howard to be a savior. They don't need him to be.

Making March Matter: Getting a True NCAA Basketball Champion

The Big Dance never really gives us a true champion. Occasionally the best team wins it all, but is a one-and-done format really the best way to determine who really the best team in the land is? That’s why it’s time for the NCAA to mix it up. That’s right. No more March Madness. Or at least not the way it is now.

From Hero to Villain: Kevin Durant's Cheap Move to the Warriors

The 2013-14 NBA MVP just left one of the top four teams in the league to play on one of the top two teams in the league. And you should be mad at him. Really, really mad. At least that's what many NBA fans would say. Stephen A. Smith would agree. Kevin Durant is no longer a buzzing hero carrying a small market franchise. No, KD is a villain.

Watching Johnny Football Die

Johnny Football isn't there. At least not yet. And by not yet you might as well assume he never will be. Manziel has transformed from life as an annoying football player oozing arrogance to national sports punchline. But we're getting close...too close...to seeing the end of what has been a terrible joke. We're literally watching Johnny Manziel die.

The Day Earnhardt Died

What I didn't understand then, or even days later, and even months and years later, is that the same day I watched a pinnacle moment in one sport take place, one of the most devastating and tragic events was taking place in Daytona. Just a few channel clicks on the 32 inch Applebee’s TV, we would've watched something unthinkable happen. 

You Really, Really, Really Should Watch the NBA: Eastern Conference Preview

I get it. You’ve just come off a weekend of finalizing your Halloween costume, carving pumpkins, and feasting on fantastic football games (Sorry #FSUTwitter). The last thing you’re thinking about is the fact that NBA basketball tips off on Tuesday, and (gasp!) you’re not sure exactly what to watch for. Never fear…here is a simple rundown of every team, what to watch for, what to ignore, and a crazy stupid prediction for each Eastern Conference team. Let’s rank them from worst to first, ok?

You Really, Really, Really Should Watch the NBA: Western Conference Preview

 get it. You’ve just come off a weekend of finalizing your Halloween costume, carving pumpkins, and feasting on fantastic football games (Sorry #FSUTwitter). The last thing you’re thinking about is the fact that NBA basketball tips off on Tuesday, and (gasp!) you’re not sure exactly what to watch for. Never fear…here is a simple rundown of every team, what to watch for, what to ignore, and a crazy stupid prediction for each team. Let’s rank them from worst to first, ok?