1. 2010 NBA Draft Results: League Is Getting Younger

    By Troy Sparks Most of the early entry participants in the first round of NBA Draft left school for a guaranteed two-year contract with another two-year option that comes along with it...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 2,345 reads 3 comments

  2. 2010 NBA Draft Results: Bucks Think Big

    You can send a message to Milwaukee center Andrew Bogut to Austrailia that help for him is on the way. The Bucks made that happen with their picks in the first and second rounds. At No...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 52 reads 3 comments

  3. Milwaukee Bucks' GM John Hammond Acquires Corey Maggette Before Draft Day

    By Troy A. Sparks We're two days away from the NBA draft, and Milwaukee general manager John Hammond made a trade...

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  4. Interleague Play and Why I Hate It

    By Troy Sparks I'm not a big fan of interleague play. Maybe fans like to watch it. American League teams shouldn't play National League teams during the season, except in All-Star Games and the World Series...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 393 reads 1 comments

  5. Is Mayweather Avoiding Pacquiao by "Retiring?"

    Recently, in a YouTube video, Floyd Mayweather said that he's taking one to two years off from boxing. And when I saw it, I thought that it couldn't be true. Or, it could be a smoke screen to keep the possibility of a Mayweather vs...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 1,945 reads 69 comments

  6. Should Manny Pacquiao Wait for Floyd Mayweather or Fight Miguel Cotto?

    By Troy Sparks Will somebody please tell me that Manny Pacquiao was at Yankee Stadium watching the Miguel Cotto vs. Yuri Foreman fight last Saturday? I didn't see Pac-Man on TV when I watched the fight, unless I briefly flipped the channel...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 4,482 reads 60 comments

  7. Six Of Seven Packers Cleared of Alleged Sexual Assault

    So now we know who that seventh player from the alleged sexual assault claim from two Milwaukee women is. Green Bay cornerback Brandon Underwood isn't cleared of the alleged attack on Friday in Lake Delton, near the Wisconsin Dells...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 237 reads 2 comments

  8. 2010 NBA Finals: Boston Celtics Even Series With Mental Toughness

    Kudos to the Boston Celtics for overcoming an embarrassing performance in Game 1. Their mental toughness in Game 2 evened the series at 1-1 in their 103-94 win in L.A. at the Staples Center...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 329 reads 5 comments

  9. Miguel Cotto vs. Yuri Foreman Results: Cotto Proved Skeptics Wrong With TKO Win

    By Troy Sparks Most of the boxing fans had Miguel Cotto on the losing side of his bout against Yuri Foreman. Well, you were all wrong. Cotto gave the people their money's worth in Saturday's fight at Yankee Stadium...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 2,142 reads 4 comments

  10. Alleged Assaults Dismissed; Jolly Might Face Drug Charges

    By Troy Sparks Second-year player and Green Bay linebacker Clay Matthews was in the wrong place at the wrong time. Matthews and fellow linebacker Brad Jones were with five other players who were questioned on alleged sexual assault charges Friday night...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 1,129 reads 7 comments

  11. John Wooden Passes Away: College Basketball Loses an Icon

    There's no debate over who was the greatest coach in college basketball history. This man won 10 NCAA Championships, including a record seven in a row. Friday, John Wooden died at the age of 99...

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  12. Celtics Conceded; Will Shut Down Lakers In Series

    You can give Game One of the NBA Finals between L.A. and Boston to the Lakers. They earned it. And Boston gave in, despite playing great defense throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 493 reads 5 comments

  13. My Top Five Basketball Documentaries and Movies Ever Produced

    When there are seconds left on the clock in a close basketball game and your team is playing for the championship, you think about what the coach did in the movie Hoosiers. He ran the picket fence play and the player made the winning basket...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 19,232 reads 1 comments

  14. 2010 NBA Finals: Are the Two Coaches Tough?

    On Wednesday, I rated my top five punks and tough guys from the Boston and LA teams that are playing in the NBA Finals. Before the series begins, I want to know from readers if the head coaches from both teams are tough...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 61 reads 1 comments

  15. Polygraph Test Said Johnny Jolly Lied

    By Troy A. Sparks If you can't trust yourself, why should other people trust you? That's what the Houston judge presiding over Green Bay defensive end Johnny Jolly's case thought...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 634 reads 6 comments

  16. Top Five Tough Guys and Punks On Celtics and Lakers

    Take a look at Glen "Big Baby" Davis. He does look like a crybaby. And he had the nerve to stand up to Milwaukee's Brandon Jennings after knocking him to the floor in a game against the Bucks...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 381 reads 13 comments

  17. Is Manny Pacquiao the Entertainer and Floyd Mayweather the Moneymaker?

    By Troy A. Sparks I am shocked that Bleacher Report contributor Leo Reyes would believe his own poppycock article on Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. He believes that Pacquiao likes to put on a show for boxing fans and Floyd Jr...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 3,029 reads 57 comments

  18. End of Auto Racing In Milwaukee

    Next week, we would've seen the Indy cars at the Milwaukee Mile race track. That won't happen. And it's a shame, because the State Fair Park Board dropped the ball last year...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 698 reads 2 comments

  19. Open Letter to NBA's Top Two Free Agents

    By Troy A. Sparks Dear LeBron and Dwyane: Since the two of you have been sneaking in private conversations of you next possible free agent destinations, have you considered an NBA city north of the Windy City? LeBron, take a cue from Dwyane...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 145 reads 1 comments

  20. What If Mayweather Jr. Fought Against Hagler, Leonard, or Hearns?

    Since Floyd Mayweather is talking a lot of trash and racking up wins, it's obvious to him that no one can beat him in the ring. I still think he can whoop Manny Pacquiao because he isn't scared of him...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 2,407 reads 37 comments

  21. NBA's Great American White Hope a Lost Cause

    Let's not hide the fact that some white basketball fans wish there were more white American-born players in today's NBA. So does Kyle McAlarney. McAlarney, who played at Notre Dame, was a good scorer in college...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 4,324 reads 3 comments

  22. Megafight Might Be Too Much To Stomach For Pacquaio

    A routine checkup at the hospital for Manny Pacquiao revealed that he had an ulcer. If you look at his expression in the above picture, it looks like he should be scared...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 378 reads 24 comments

  23. Tell Jolly the Party's Over

    By Troy A. Sparks sparkstroy@hotmail.com Green Bay defensive end Johnny Jolly was at it again! When he was told to stay away from drugs and alcohol by a judge, he was seen in Houston clubs partying...

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  24. NCAAB: Butler, West Virginia Lose On Court, Win In Classroom

    By Troy A. Sparks sparkstroy@hotmail.com Here's some encouraging news in college basketball: Both Butler and West Virginia lost to Duke in the Final Four. The Blue Devils won the National Championship and still lost to both teams in the classroom...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 70 reads 1 comments

  25. Yost In. Is Macha Out?

    By Troy A. Sparks On Friday, at Miller Park, they played 70's music. Both the Brewers and the Philadelphia Phillies wore retro uniforms. I must admit that the Phillies' blue suits looked good...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 153 reads 2 comments