1. Dwight Howard: Superman Has Now Truly Arrived

    Can it be true? Dwight Howard hits 7-of-9 from the charity stripe, including knocking down two crucial free throws down the stretch in overtime? In Games Three and Four of the Eastern Conference ...

    Michael Demby Written by Michael Demby about over 5 years ago 174 reads 0 comments

  2. My Top Five Athlete BS Scenarios

    It seems like no matter what sport it is, players give predictable, “full of you know what” responses to media questions...

    Michael Demby Written by Michael Demby about over 5 years ago 129 reads 1 comments

  3. Team USA: Will They Bring Home the Gold?

    Well, play time is over. Let the games begin! Team USA finished the pre-Olympic exhibition season 5-0, concluding with an unimpressive victory over Australia...

    Michael Demby Written by Michael Demby about 6 years ago 1,123 reads 0 comments

  4. 10 Mascots That Make You Go...Hmmm

    We’ve all heard of popular mascots, such as those Bulldogs from Georgia, Kentucky Wildcats, and the Texas Longhorns. Although these examples symbolize big college sports and tradition, their names are, well, ordinary...

    Michael Demby Written by Michael Demby about 6 years ago 11,447 reads 55 comments

  5. D.J. Augustin: Good Things Come in Small Packages

    The Charlotte Bobcats surprised many observers when they selected Texas point guard D.J. Augustin with the ninth pick in the 2008 NBA Draft. Even Augustin was surprised, especially since he did not participate in pre-draft workouts with the Cats...

    Michael Demby Written by Michael Demby about 6 years ago 600 reads 3 comments

  6. 76ers: Great Athletes, but are They Great Shooters?

    The 76ers, fresh off a season in which they surprisingly made the playoffs, are major players in this summer’s free agent market. They are wheeling and dealing, trying to clear up enough cash to bring in an All-Star player...

    Michael Demby Written by Michael Demby about 6 years ago 536 reads 1 comments

  7. A Pure Game

    The shot clock is turned off and ten seconds are left on the game clock in this pivotal playoff game. It’s a tie game...

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  8. No Passion, No Glory

    It was truly a pleasure watching the Spanish soccer team throughout the Euro 2008 tournament. Their exquisite display of pinpoint passing, controlled possession, and fluid attacks outclassed the rest of the field...

    Michael Demby Written by Michael Demby about 6 years ago 479 reads 9 comments

  9. Wednesday's Best

    Chokovic upset at Wimbledon Novad Djokovic, the young and supremely confident tennis star, recently stated that number one ranked Roger Federer was vulnerable after getting destroyed in the French Open final by Rafael Nadal...

    Michael Demby Written by Michael Demby about 6 years ago 262 reads 0 comments

  10. HOF Bound?

    Often, sports fans look at players in various professional leagues and speculate who are Hall of Fame bound and who is on the bubble. Well, that’s my aim here and I’m going to focus on current NBA players...

    Michael Demby Written by Michael Demby about 6 years ago 298 reads 1 comments

  11. Houston Rockets: Keys to Success

    My hometown Houston Rockets have not made it out of the first round of the playoffs this century. So, I’m serving as an honorary consultant and have four suggestions that can help the team make it to at least the conference semifinals...

    Michael Demby Written by Michael Demby about over 6 years ago 579 reads 6 comments

  12. Back to the Basics: US Soccer needs improvement

    The United States men’s soccer team fell to the Euro 2008-bound Spain side 0-1 yesterday in a friendly in Santander, Spain. Barcelona midfielder Xavi slotted a precision shot past U.S...

    Michael Demby Written by Michael Demby about over 6 years ago 685 reads 2 comments

  13. Chicago Bulls: Low-Post Scorer Needed, No More BS

    For a couple of years now, the Chicago Bulls have been actively looking for a low-post scorer. After making the egregious mistake of signing the offensively-inept Ben Wallace to a ludicrous $60 million deal two seasons ago, the hole has yet to be filled.

    Michael Demby Written by Michael Demby about over 6 years ago 684 reads 1 comments