1. LeBron James: In the Court of Public Opinion, the Jury's Usually Right

    I just got to witness the Miami Heat lose the NBA Championship. That's the headline I'll remember from this miraculous series...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about 3 years ago 944 reads 1 comments

  2. Michelle Beadle to Bloggers to Jimmy Traina: Does Everyone Need a Podcast? Pt. 2

    Some people loved what I said, some people hated what I said, but thankfully, the majority of people were intrigued from what I said...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about 3 years ago 251 reads 0 comments

  3. Michelle Beadle to Bloggers to Jimmy Traina: Does Everyone Need a Podcast?

    Have you checked out my latest podcast yet? You haven’t? Actually there’s no way you could have listened to it because I don’t have a podcast. I actually attempted to start a podcast about two months ago, but it didn’t end up so well...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about 3 years ago 551 reads 0 comments

  4. The Game of Cricket: Why I Played for My First and Last Time

    What did I get myself into? I asked myself that question almost immediately once I concluded the 15-mile drive to go play cricket for the first time in my life. I’m sure other people have been in the same predicament as me...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about 3 years ago 780 reads 6 comments

  5. Coach John Calipari: Innovator of One and Done Recruiting

    The perennial John Calipari Early Entrant Draft Declaration took place last week with Brandon Knight, Terrence Jones and DeAndre Liggans all deciding to leave school early to pursue a career in the National Basketball Association...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about over 3 years ago 1,143 reads 9 comments

  6. Philadelphia Eagles: If Michael Vick's on the Cover, I'm Not Buying Madden

    Let’s get the obvious out of the way. Immediately upon reading the title you’re probably expecting me to be a dog lover who still hasn't forgiven Michael Vick for his deplorable actions...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about over 3 years ago 393 reads 3 comments

  7. Barry Bonds Trial and the Corruption from All Sides

    Barry Bonds ' fate was finally put into a jury of his peers' hands yesterday after 11 trial days and seven-and-a-half years of persecution by the United States Government...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about over 3 years ago 334 reads 1 comments

  8. NCAA Athletes Getting Paid, the Drug War and Your Stupidity

    Earlier this week, HBO Real Sports aired a piece about four former Auburn football players who spoke about receiving cash handshakes during their recruitment and throughout their football careers...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about over 3 years ago 839 reads 5 comments

  9. My Tourney Trip: From Phantom Row to Front Row

    It’s amazing how much can change in a single year. Last year, my Dad and I were first row upper deck for the NCAA Tournament. This year, we were first row from the court...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about over 3 years ago 118 reads 0 comments

  10. NFL Careers Are the Worst Bets You Could Ever Make in Your Life

    You just graduated college. Lucky for you no debt exists because you were able to earn a scholarship in high school...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about over 3 years ago 144 reads 0 comments

  11. Bill Simmons Rebuttal: Greed Is Good

    If you haven't read Bill Simmons' most recent column: Greed is good in NFL labor talks then you may not get the whole gist of my rebuttal. I wouldn't even call it a rebuttal; it's actually just a column that shows the other side of things...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about over 3 years ago 589 reads 1 comments

  12. Sports Are Meaningless, at Least That's What Everyone Tells Me

    Are some sports really meaningless? If you turn on ESPN or listen to the radio then it would sure seem so. How many times have you heard these remarks? The college basketball season is meaningless due to the size of the tournament field...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about over 3 years ago 194 reads 0 comments

  13. Top 10 Reasons Brandon Davies Was Dismissed from BYU

    If you haven’t heard by now, BYU basically just ended their dreams of a National Championship thanks to the dismissal of Brandon Davies for a violation of the honor code...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about over 3 years ago 376 reads 0 comments

  14. Kyrie Irving and Duke Basketball: Am I Selfish for Not Being Op(toe)mistic?

    Duke is coming off a four-point loss Saturday night to Virginia Tech that I couldn’t care less about...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about over 3 years ago 2,306 reads 8 comments

  15. Deron Williams Is a New Jersey Net, but Will Soon Be a New York Knick

    I was surprised. You were surprised. Heck, even Deron Williams was surprised. On Wednesday, when the trade that sent Deron Williams to the New Jersey Nets for Derrick Favors, ...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about over 3 years ago 1,648 reads 18 comments

  16. Ron Artest Is the Whitest Player in the NBA

    Ron Artest has been called many things. White is not one of them. A player who will be remembered for two things that have nothing to do with basketball; one being the immediate ...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about over 3 years ago 555 reads 2 comments

  17. LeBron James: My Response To His Nike Commercial

    Everyone stop what you're doing right now. Stop reading this column and go straight to Hallmark to purchase an "I'm Sorry LeBron" card. We've all wanted LeBron James to be someone he isn't and for that we should all apologize...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 4 years ago 1,991 reads 5 comments

  18. Jenn Sterger Isn't Greedy For Wanting Money; She's Just Being Smart

    Are people born greedy? From the day out of the womb, we're told we can be what we want to be, do what we want to do and nothing is unachievable. Our goal in life isn't to help others...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 4 years ago 1,573 reads 7 comments

  19. Randy Moss Is the Only Dick That Will Ruin Brett Favre's Legacy

    Gross. Creepy. Perverted. Disgusting. Inappropriate. Definitely a well rounded set of adjectives to describe Brett Favre after what we have heard and seen from the allegations ...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 4 years ago 720 reads 7 comments

  20. Josh Cribbs I have no Empathy For, James Harrison I Do

    Josh Cribbs collision with James Harrison that sent him to the sidelines was awesome. Mohamed Masaquoi getting throttled a few plays later was icing on the cake. You will all say I'm not empathic...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 4 years ago 586 reads 3 comments

  21. Fantasy Football: Improve Your Draft (Redshirt Rule To Vulture System)

    Welcome to Waiver Wire Wednesday. Each Wednesday will be designated for fantasy football to help you achieve not only the best team, but the best league as well...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 4 years ago 2,012 reads 0 comments

  22. Fantasy Football: Every League Is the Perfect League

    My fantasy football league is better than your fantasy football league. Some of you may think your scoring is the greatest. Others may think your owner talent level is the best. I know the truth...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about almost 4 years ago 1,162 reads 1 comments

  23. Miami Heat Inception: Is LeBron James Living a Dream or Is He in One?

    *If you haven’t seen the movie Inception and plan on seeing it then don’t read this!! **If you have seen the movie and enjoyed it then you probably won’t like ...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about 4 years ago 1,216 reads 11 comments

  24. Hate LeBron James, Not Chris Paul: Not Even Close to the Same Scenario

    It must be the LeBron effect because every single sports fan I know is up in arms over Chris Paul’s comments about wanting to take his talents to Disney World, the Big Apple, or any place else that can offer him a shot at an immediate title...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about 4 years ago 1,222 reads 6 comments

  25. My Condolences to Kaye Cowher: Fans Only See What's Skin Deep

    The news of Kaye Cowher’s death caught me off guard yesterday. I woke up just thinking I was checking the score updates from the night before and what I saw was that the wife of Bill Cowher had lost her battle with cancer at the age of 54...

    Gene Zarnick Written by Gene Zarnick about 4 years ago 8,439 reads 10 comments