1. Dallas Mavericks: Talkin' Trades

    While Dallas hasn't joined in the Nuggets/Warriors/Clippers/76ers level of making big off-season moves, things are starting to heat up. Josh Howard seems to be the best trade chip Dallas has to offer right now...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about 6 years ago 775 reads 4 comments

  2. Why Brett Favre Is Wrong

    I know there has been enough written in the past week about Favre to make it its own sport on Bleacher Report, but I feel like adding my two cents...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 702 reads 7 comments

  3. How The Mavs Can Win A Title in 2009

    I consider myself a student of history. I enjoy watching trends, and I enjoy using those trends to predict what could happen in the future...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 410 reads 1 comments

  4. Storylines: The Best and Worst Thing About Sports

    Last night, I tuned into the Home Run Derby. It's always fun to watch, just because players you never heard of can get on the national map, like Matt Holliday did last year...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 520 reads 11 comments

  5. A-Rod Says 'Screw You' to History, Fans

    Boy, they are going to come out of the woodwork on this one. After the comments my last article caused, this could get ugly. But even Yankee fans should know what a bad move it is for A-Rod to skip the Home Run Derby...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 467 reads 15 comments

  6. Michael Jordan: What If He Played Today?

    One of the things that fascinates me about this modern day of 24-hour news cycles is what other athletes' legacies would have been if they had played today. Pete Maravich is a great example...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 1,641 reads 2 comments

  7. Dallas Mavericks Draft: The Skinny on Shan Foster

    The more I read draft day second-guessing and draft-day grades handed out, from everyone from ESPN to Fox to a billion other sites, the more I am on board with the Shan Foster pick. The draft wasn't all fun and games though...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 929 reads 2 comments

  8. Alex Rodriguez and Kobe Bryant: So Alike, So Unlikeable

    Since A-Rod's personal life is currently splashed across every major media-outlet, this seems like an opportune time to examine who exactly Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez is, and why we all love to see him go down in flames...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 2,069 reads 111 comments

  9. Open Mic: What Exactly Is a Sport?

    As ESPN and other sports network extend their coverage to events that can barely be considered "sport," it is time for a concrete definition as to what exactly a "sport" is...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 584 reads 17 comments

  10. Hype: Good, Bad Or Ugly?

    As any professional sport's draft approaches, the media spits out more and more things in a language that all sports fans have come to know very well: hype. Webster's Dictionary defines hype as...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 146 reads 0 comments

  11. ESPN: An Example of How Not to Cover News

    I know it's a fashionable to bash ESPN, but there is a reason why the Worldwide Leader gets so much crap. They aren't good journalists...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 1,883 reads 10 comments

  12. Celtics-Lakers: NBA Finals Aftermath

    With all of the storylines coming into the NBA Finals, it's only natural to want the answers at the end. Questions about Kobe, Pau, Phil Jackson, Doc Rivers, KG, Pierce, as well as the historical implications, all have answers...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 730 reads 0 comments

  13. Lakers vs. Celtics: Who Should Be Worried Going into Game Six?

    As the Finals march back to Boston, both teams come back with thoughts of a few things they could have done that would have changed the series. Boston was in a very good position to win game five...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 816 reads 2 comments

  14. Making the Cut: Choosing the U.S. Men's Basketball Team

    With the 2008 Olympics coming, USA Basketball has just released its roster. The problem? It’s 33 players long, only 12 of whom can be on the Olympic roster...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 843 reads 16 comments

  15. A Tricky Triangle: Dynasties, The Media, and The Sports Fan

    Dynasties are an interesting thing. A majority of championship teams are forgotten by sports fans (see: 2002-03 Buccaneers). But dynasties, well, dynasties are remembered by everyone...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 529 reads 9 comments

  16. Lakers-Spurs: Five to Seven Games of Disinterest

    I don't know about anyone else, but I don't think I have ever been filled with more conflicting feelings during a conference finals series...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 661 reads 5 comments

  17. LeBron James: Is Winning Everything?

    After a game seven that ranks as an eight out of 10 on the epic scale (meaning you'd probably watch it on ESPN Classic, but you'd still flip around) I was expecting LBJ to be super-pissed after ...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 595 reads 6 comments

  18. A Letter from ESPN to a New Hire

    I went out to get my mail the other day, and I found an envelope addressed to a nearby town, not to me. I was going to put it back in the box for the mailman until I saw a Bristol, CT return address...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 1,923 reads 4 comments

  19. Quagmire: How the Issue of Gays in Sports is More Complex than You Might Think.

    Recently (okay, not that recently, but throw me a bone here,) former NBA player John Amaechi came out of the closet. It was a big deal because he was the first NBA player to publicly acknowledge his homosexuality...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 518 reads 5 comments

  20. Regret Is Insight That Comes a Day Too Late: The NBA Playoffs Wait For No Man

    Regrets are never a good thing. When those regrets also affect an entire city that lives and dies by its basketball team, it goes without saying...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 549 reads 0 comments

  21. The Four Most Intriguing People In The 2008 NBA Playoffs

    After the exciting 2007-08 season, the NBA playoffs haven’t lived up to the hype as of yet. Sure, the Spurs-Suns had an instant classic, but the series quickly devolved into nothing special...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 1,303 reads 12 comments

  22. State Of The NBA Nation

    Something happened to me last night. Something that had not happened to me since May 3 of last year. My favorite team was eliminated from the playoffs...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about over 6 years ago 580 reads 0 comments