1. Kobe Bryant's Perceived Selfishness Is Not To Blame When L.A. Lakers Lose

    The Los Angeles Lakers began the season by winning 13 of their first 15 games. Then they lost four straight games by a combined 21 points and suddenly the sky was falling, the ...

    David Barbour Written by David Barbour about almost 4 years ago 1,343 reads 33 comments

  2. Chris Paul vs. Deron Williams: Ending the Debate Once and For All

    Asking who is the best point guard in the NBA is no different than asking in which direction the sun rises, or how many amendments are in the Bill of Rights or how many eggs does it take to make up a dozen...

    David Barbour Written by David Barbour about almost 4 years ago 4,417 reads 51 comments

  3. Brad Childress Is Wrong: The Minnesota Vikings Are Not Better Off

    One can only hope that former Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress did not truly believe himself when he said he was leaving the Vikings in better shape than the franchise was when he arrived in 2006...

    David Barbour Written by David Barbour about almost 4 years ago 940 reads 2 comments

  4. Raymond Felton Is Among NBA's Most Improved As Well

    There was a tremendous oversight on my part while compiling my list on the 10 most worthy candidates for the NBA's Most Improved award. My list of 10 should have included an 11th: current New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton...

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  5. NBA Most Improved: Russell Westbrook and Stephen Curry Among Early Favorites

    A quarter into the NBA season, ten players have emerged as leading candidates for the NBA's Most Improved player award...

    David Barbour Written by David Barbour about almost 4 years ago 1,499 reads 4 comments

  6. Clemson Football: Tigers Should Have Let Kyle Parker Quit on the Team

    If Kyle Parker really did contemplate leaving the Clemson football team before their bowl game and concentrating solely on baseball this month, the Clemson coaching staff and ...

    David Barbour Written by David Barbour about almost 4 years ago 1,196 reads 6 comments

  7. Miami Dolphins: Still Need to Find Their Quarterback of the Future

    I sincerely hope that the Miami Dolphins do not think their franchise quarterback or quarterback of the future currently resides on their roster...

    David Barbour Written by David Barbour about almost 4 years ago 1,154 reads 5 comments

  8. Boston Celtics: As the Game Progesses, Shaquille O'Neal's Production Declines

    The next time Shaquille O'Neal scores a quick six or eight points in the first quarter, his opponent should be comforted by the knowledge that whatever heights O'Neal reaches in ...

    David Barbour Written by David Barbour about almost 4 years ago 751 reads 4 comments

  9. Miami Heat Are Not Far Off From the 2007-08 Celtics

    As the Miami Heat have gotten off to a shaky 8-5 start, which is made worse by the lofty expectations heaped on them before the season , it has become too easy to ridicule the Heat for not being able to win every single game they play...

    David Barbour Written by David Barbour about almost 4 years ago 70 reads 7 comments

  10. The Idol and the Idolater

    Troy Tulowitzki has never made a secret about his extreme admiration for Derek Jeter. He plays shortstop like Jeter, wears the number 2 jersey in honor of Jeter, and his teammates ...

    David Barbour Written by David Barbour about 4 years ago 127 reads 0 comments

  11. US Basketball Only Has Two Legitimate Challengers

    As the FIBA World Championships has entered the knockout stages, the United States need only concern itself with two other countries in its quest to win its first world championship title since 1994...

    David Barbour Written by David Barbour about 4 years ago 39 reads 0 comments

  12. Examining Four Vastly Overhyped Quarterbacks

    As Vladimir Lenin once said, "A lie told often enough becomes the truth." This proof by assertion logical fallacy is running rampant across the college football landscape as at least ...

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  13. The Most Valuable Of The Celtics' Big Three

    On every basketball team, there is one player whose offensive output goes a long way in determining how the entire team performs...

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  14. The Arizona Cardinals Are Now Doomed

    Decisions like the one just made by Ken Whisenhunt are my least favorite part of following sports because of how frustratingly ignorant they are...

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  15. Mark Ingram Is Superior to Trent Richardson

    A popular sentiment from those talking about Alabama's two stud running backs, Mark Ingram and Trent Richardson, have espoused whenever discussing the two players is that Richardson ...

    David Barbour Written by David Barbour about 4 years ago 302 reads 0 comments

  16. Give Francoeur What He Wants

    If Jeff Francoeur truly desires a trade, then the New York Mets should oblige him and quickly because Francoeur and his agent are obviously suffering from troubling delusions...

    David Barbour Written by David Barbour about 4 years ago 198 reads 0 comments

  17. Revisiting Reggie Bush

    After a widely acknowledged stellar college football career at the University of Southern California, Reggie Bush has struggled in the NFL as a running back for the New Orleans Saints...

    David Barbour Written by David Barbour about 4 years ago 464 reads 6 comments

  18. MLB Trade Round-Up Addition

    In an oversight that I hope to correct now, I neglected to mention another major league player for whom a team traded for and from whom the team will receive less production than might be hoped for from the franchise's front office...

    David Barbour Written by David Barbour about 4 years ago 50 reads 0 comments

  19. Discovering The True B.J. Upton

    Tampa Bay Ray center fielder B.J. Upton is the poster child for the notion that after a number of years in an athlete's career, there comes a time when the player's past performances ...

    David Barbour Written by David Barbour about 4 years ago 41 reads 0 comments

  20. Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal vs. Kobe and Pau Gasol

    Everyone is already no doubt aware of what a largely unstoppable duo Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal were during their eight seasons together, three of which ended in championships...

    David Barbour Written by David Barbour about 4 years ago 1,571 reads 6 comments

  21. MLB Trade Deadline Round-Up

    Each season, dozens of trades are made within Major League Baseball, but most of the trades will have very little positive impact on the teams...

    David Barbour Written by David Barbour about 4 years ago 115 reads 0 comments

  22. A Not So Bold Prediction

    If I may, I want to give a word of advice to everyone who is currently waiting with bated breath as Alex Rodriguez chases his 600th home run, which will make him only the seventh player in major league history to accomplish that feat...

    David Barbour Written by David Barbour about 4 years ago 23 reads 0 comments