1. 2011 NBA Draft: How Will the First Rounders Pan Out?

    Who's up for a little honesty? Everyone? Okay, good. Since we're being honest here, let's just admit something; this draft kind of sucks. Alright, it really sucks. There is not one no-brainer perennial All-Star (first time since 2006)...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about 3 years ago 207 reads 0 comments

  2. LeBron James: One of the Most Talented Players Ever, but Is He Great?

    "What is wrong with him?" "What is he doing?" That's what every basketball fan was asking themselves while watching LeBron James play the final three games of the NBA Finals. And rightly so...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about 3 years ago 971 reads 2 comments

  3. Blake Griffin: How Good Can the Los Angeles Clippers Rookie Be?

    The first points of his career came on a reach-behind-his-head alley-oop dunk . Then he threw down a Dwight Howard Superman-esque spike on the unfortunate Timofey Mozgov. Then he dunked again...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about almost 4 years ago 1,953 reads 3 comments

  4. Greg Oden Officially Secures 'Bust' Title

    "Really? I mean, really? REALLY?!?!?!?!" That's what every Portland Trail Blazer fan was thinking as they saw the stomach-turning, face-draining words move across the ESPN ticker: "Greg Oden out for the 2010-11 season...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about almost 4 years ago 7,136 reads 17 comments

  5. NBA Preview: Top 50 Players and Predictions For The "Greatest Season Ever"

    It's time to forget about the NFL. No more Brett Favre, no more helmet-to-helmet discussions and no more of Jay Cutler's whining. It's time for, in David Stern's opinion, the greatest NBA season ever...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about almost 4 years ago 378 reads 0 comments

  6. NFL Week 4 Predictions: Picks for Every Game

    Week 4 is already here (we're already a quarter of the way through the season? WHAT?!?) and now is when we should be figuring out which teams are good and which teams are not...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about almost 4 years ago 197 reads 0 comments

  7. The Picks: Predicting Week 2 Of NFL Action With The Upset Of The Week and More

    Last week I made my picks, and really questioned why I do these picks every week. It just makes my sports knowledge look questionable and wastes my time...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about almost 4 years ago 130 reads 0 comments

  8. NFL Picks: Week 1

    The picks are back and in full force. Time to waste my time by making slightly irrelevant muses about each game that almost nobody will read. I don't even enjoy it, but oh well. Here they are...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about almost 4 years ago 27 reads 0 comments

  9. OKC Thunder: How the Hyped Team Has Become the New Trail Blazers

    Remember when the Portland Trail Blazers were being hailed as a dynastic team with young super star Brandon Roy as the centerpiece, Lamarcus Aldridge as an All-Star sidekick, one of ...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about 4 years ago 2,706 reads 127 comments

  10. Coming To LeBron's Defense: Six Myths Of The Summer Of 2010

    The past few weeks have been all LeBron, all the time; so now it's my turn to chime in. On behalf of the "King...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about 4 years ago 246 reads 0 comments

  11. The NBA Offseason Stock Report: Part Two (Teams 11-20)

    20. Memphis Grizzlies: Down The Good: Marc Gasol came on very strong and makes the dealing of his brother Pau not look like a complete theft anymore. Gasol and Randolph make up a very good front line and O...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about 4 years ago 443 reads 0 comments

  12. LeBron James: "The Cavs Have An Edge": What Does It Really Mean?

    LeBron James has broken the silence about his impending free agency in July. In an interview with Larry King (that hasn't aired yet), when asked if the Cavs had an edge in signing him, James said, "absolutely...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about 4 years ago 670 reads 14 comments

  13. The First Annual NBA Offseason Stock Report: Part One (Teams 21-29)

    This is the first annual NBA Stock Report. Basically it's rating the stock of NBA teams and how their immediate (next season) future looks...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about over 4 years ago 1,235 reads 12 comments

  14. LeBron James or Kobe Bryant...Why Not Both?

    Kobe vs. LeBron has become the new Brady vs. Manning. In the early part of the '00's, Brady had the rings, but Manning had that stats. Then Manning won a ring, and the consensus seemed to be that Manning was the better of the two...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about over 4 years ago 1,918 reads 131 comments

  15. Kevin Durant and LeBron James: Save the Comparisons

    "One of a kind." It's a phrase that is used far too much. How many different things have been called "one of a kind" when they simply aren't? A certain piece of paper that houses ...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about over 4 years ago 1,992 reads 18 comments

  16. NBA Playoffs: Is Kobe Bryant vs. LeBron James Inevitable?

    Eastern Conference 1) Cleveland Cavaliers vs. 8) Chicago Bulls Center: Shaquille O'Neal/J.J. Hickson vs. Joakim Noah If Shaq can return and play like he did before his injury, that would be a huge plus...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about over 4 years ago 735 reads 1 comments

  17. Kobe Bryant vs. Michael Jordan: Let's Give It a Rest

    As the basketball community knows, Kobe Bryant signed a three year contract extension worth 83.5 million dollars recently. In his final season of that contract he will be making upwards of 30 million...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about over 4 years ago 6,602 reads 97 comments

  18. April Madness: Who Will Be the Survivor Of This Year's Crazy Tournament?

    For the spectacular NCAA tournament that has occurred, a very unspectacular collection of teams is left standing. No. 1 overall seed Kansas? Gone. Two other No. 1's-Kentucky and Syracuse? Gone...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about over 4 years ago 127 reads 1 comments

  19. The Definitive Guide to the NCAA Tournament and Its Best Names

    "March Madness." It's called "Madness" for a reason. These games, between two colleges fighting for bragging rights and hopefully a national title, produce some of the most exciting, craziest games in sports...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about over 4 years ago 57 reads 0 comments

  20. NBA 2009-2010 Final Predictions: The Beginning Of The Age Of LeBron

    All the trades are in the books and we have a very clear picture of what every team in the NBA should look like for the rest of the year...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about over 4 years ago 1,278 reads 31 comments

  21. The Cap: Recapping Week 16 With Power Rankings, Top Performers, and More

    The Real Power Rankings 1. Indianapolis (14-0) Last Week: 1 Out of New Orleans and Indianapolis, most were picking Indy to lose before New Orleans would. Indy must be smiling now. This season has been about proving everybody wrong for the Colts...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about over 4 years ago 525 reads 0 comments

  22. The Picks, Power Rankings, and End-of-Season Awards: NFL Week 15

    Sorry I couldn't find the time to write a recap article this week, so I've included my Power Rankings (compiled before the Thursday game) and my award and playoff predictions. All scores were picked before the Thursday game...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about over 4 years ago 154 reads 0 comments

  23. Bengals Poised To Storm Vikings: The Picks for NFL Week 14

    Cleveland vs. Pittsburgh Pittsburgh's season is in a state of crisis after losing four straight games. Good news for Pittsburgh...Cleveland has lost more than four in a row. Pittsburgh 28 (-9...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about over 4 years ago 330 reads 2 comments

  24. The Cap: Power Rankings, Top Performers, and More

    The Real Power Rankings 1. Indianapolis (12-0) Last Week: 2 It's amazing that the downfall of the Colts was being predicted at the beginning of this season. This is the same old Colts team that wins 12 games every season...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about over 4 years ago 74 reads 0 comments

  25. Greg Oden Is Done, but the Portland Trail Blazers Are Not

    When I woke up on the Sunday morning of Dec. 6, I thought it would be just like any other day. Wake up, go to church, and then watch NFL the rest of the day...

    Alex Tichenor Written by Alex Tichenor about over 4 years ago 923 reads 7 comments