1. Will Lamar Odom Step into the Spotlight in Game 7 of the NBA Finals?

    Game Seven of the NBA Finals could be the big stage upon which Lamar Odom finally steps into the spotlight. Odom is arguably the most talented player on the Los Angeles Lakers team other than Kobe Bryant...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about 4 years ago 457 reads 0 comments

  2. Did the Los Angeles Lakers Just Wet the Bed?

    Two years ago, when the Los Angeles Lakers met the Boston Celtics in the NBA finals, Kobe Bryant stated in a post game interview that he felt that he and his teammates had wet the ...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about 4 years ago 1,585 reads 65 comments

  3. Can We Get A Do Over?—The Worst NBA Picks of the Past Decade

    As fans, sometimes you look back at what your favorite team has done on draft night and wonder what might have been if only the general manager had drafted a different player. The right player can transform a team to a playoff contender...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about 4 years ago 716 reads 46 comments

  4. Is There a Hall of Fame Jinx Regarding Baseball's First Overall Pick?

    When Stephen Strasburg was drafted, the book on him was that he had unbelievable control, had command of four pitches, and had overpowering speed. Strasburg’s major league debut was a performance for the ages...

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  5. NBA Finals 2010: Pau Gasol Should Thank Media for the Kevin Garnett Controversy

    The media was wrong. Gasol was right to be mad about how his comments concerning Kevin Garnett were portrayed. However at the end of the day, Pau should be thankful that the media created extra drama for this NBA final...

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  6. John Wooden, Thank You for Being Such a Great Teacher

    I have been pretty fortunate as a coach who has been regularly in the baseball dugout or on the basketball sideline for the past 15 years. I will not be remembered for the 10 NCAA championships that I won...

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  7. What Bud Selig Needs to Say After Armando Galarraga's Lost Perfect Game

    Commissioner Bud Selig is going to have a very interesting press conference. Commissioner Selig needs to address two issues. First, Commissioner Selig needs to commend Armando Galarraga for how he conducted himself last night...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about 4 years ago 525 reads 28 comments

  8. The Top 10 Worst NBA Draft Picks in the Last 30 Years

    The easiest thing to do when the topic of the worst draft pick in NBA history comes up at your favorite watering hole is to shout the name of Sam Bowie above the fray. Most people will nod their head in an agreement...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about 4 years ago 11,963 reads 27 comments

  9. Spurned Assistant Williams Wins $1.247 Million From the University of Minnesota

    A Hennepin County jury in Minneapolis, Minnesota awarded a judgment, in the amount of $1.247 million against the University of Minnesota, in favor of former Oklahoma State assistant coach Jimmy Williams this afternoon...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about 4 years ago 578 reads 9 comments

  10. Tubby Smith Plays Defense in Jimmy Williams Civil Lawsuit

    Tubby Smith took the stand yesterday on behalf of the University of Minnesota in the Jimmy Williams civil lawsuit. Smith is expected to return to the witness stand for further cross-examination by counsel for Williams...

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  11. Minnesota Timberwolves President David Kahn's Moment of Truth

    We all knew when David Kahn took over as President of the Minnesota Timberwolves a little more than a year ago that the rebuilding process for the franchise would mean more losses than wins in the short term...

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  12. Would the Minnesota Timberwolves Deal Ricky Rubio for John Wall?

    In 1992, the Minnesota Timberwolves fans had to feel pretty good about the opportunity of their favorite franchise to turn things around by getting a once in generation type of Center...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about 4 years ago 2,656 reads 15 comments

  13. Minnesota Basketball Program Goes on Trial As Williams Case Begins

    On Friday, the trial between former Oklahoma State assistant coach Jimmy Williams and the University of Minnesota began in Minnesota state court before Hennepin County Judge Regina Chu...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about 4 years ago 595 reads 0 comments

  14. Tiger Woods Casts His Shadow at the Masters

    Very few athletes dominate their respective sport and their opponents the way Tiger Woods casts his shadow in golf. Woods is among the very best to ever play his sport even when he is playing as dreadful and as awful as he can possibly play...

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  15. Can the Minnesota Gophers Afford To Lose Coach Tubby Smith?

    Media sources are reporting that Oregon booster and Nike chairman, Phil Knight, wants Tubby Smith to become the next coach of the Ducks...

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  16. Former Baylor Assistant Abar Rouse Should Be Given an Opportunity

    In the face of pressure to conform and go along with the crowd, he stood in opposition While his leader sold his soul to the devil, he was the person who did the right thing. Scandals are an unfortunate part of college basketball...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about over 4 years ago 2,246 reads 0 comments

  17. Dishing out Grades for the 2009-2010 Minnesota Golden Gophers

    Now that we have had a few days to sit back and reflect upon the season, it is time to assess how well the Gophers played given our expectations for them coming into the season...

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  18. 2010 Minnesota Gophers Basketball: A Season of Pepto Bismal

    Every college basketball team has periods during their season in which things don’t go as planned. The Minnesota Gophers had their share this season and then a few a more...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about over 4 years ago 408 reads 12 comments

  19. Just Smoke or Is Tubby Smith Leaving the Minnesota Gophers?

    Minnesota Gophers men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith has been identified in the past two weeks as a candidate for the openings at the University of Oregon and Auburn University...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about over 4 years ago 1,303 reads 7 comments

  20. 2010 Theme Songs for Big Ten Basketball Teams

    The NCAA has recently unvieled a new version of "One Shining Moment" with Jennifer Hudson. One Shining Moment is the song that CBS plays while it shows a video of the games won by the NCAA Champion during their magical run through the tournament...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about over 4 years ago 2,284 reads 3 comments

  21. Minnesota's Colton Iverson Makes His Statement in Big Ten Tournament

    Last year, Colton Iverson teased Gophers fans as to what he could do. Prior to the start of the Big Ten season, Iverson had several games which whet the appetite of the Gopher faithful...

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  22. Will Minnesota Gophers Size Be Too Much for Purdue?

    Minnesota is the wrong team for the Purdue Boilermakers to play in the Big Ten Tournament. Minnesota has a significant size advantage, they have a huge chip on their shoulder and they are playing with more passion than any time in their season...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about over 4 years ago 112 reads 9 comments

  23. Minnesota Gophers Show Heart in Beating Spartans 72-67 in Big Ten Tournament

    After Minnesota beat Penn State in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament, Coach Tubby Smith was asked what his team needed to do to beat Michigan State...

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  24. Can Minnesota Upset Michigan State in the Big Ten Tournament?

    Most basketball experts earlier in the week felt that the Gophers were going to make a quick exit in the Big Ten tournament and didn’t have a chance at an NCAA at-large bid[1] ...

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  25. Handicapping the 2010 Big Ten Tournament

    The Big Ten Tournament starts this week and it promises to be an exciting tournament with four teams ranked among the top 20 teams in the country and several bubble teams seeking to get an upset victory to propel them into the NCAA Tournament field...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about over 4 years ago 543 reads 5 comments