1. NBA: Some Random Thoughts

    The NBA season is well under way and with Byron Scott's firing we have our first coaching change. As we lean back to enjoy the balance of the season, I offer the following comments...

    Allan Wexler Written by Allan Wexler about over 4 years ago 59 reads 1 comments

  2. Can The Raptors Win With Jose Calderon at The Point?

    As I write this article, the Toronto Raptors are a .500 team with expectations all over the map concerning how well this team can fare in the 2009/2010 season...

    Allan Wexler Written by Allan Wexler about over 4 years ago 442 reads 1 comments

  3. Andre Agassi: Friend Or Fraud?

    So all of you are out there running around trying to get a copy of Andre Agassi's most recent book. a tell all tale of many things including how he's always been a victim of his father's ...

    Allan Wexler Written by Allan Wexler about over 4 years ago 339 reads 4 comments

  4. 2009 United States Open: Some Thoughts

    I've been away for a while, but it's time to get back to some writing. The 2009 edition of the U.S. Open gives me much to consider.Andy Roddick has had a terrific year and has improved his fitness level and his backhand...

    Allan Wexler Written by Allan Wexler about almost 5 years ago 35 reads 0 comments

  5. Mike D'Antoni to the Knicks? Donnie Walsh is dreaming.

    So the Knicks decided that since they had no more money to spend under the salary cap, they would blow the load on a coach, and, not just on any coach, but a coach whose record over the past four years has been enviable...

    Allan Wexler Written by Allan Wexler about 6 years ago 543 reads 1 comments

  6. What's with the Toronto Raptors?

    In the Toronto media, prior to the start of the year, most of the brainiacs in the city were debating how many wins the Raptors would have in 2007-2008 and many, if not most, were betting on them winning at least 50 games...

    Allan Wexler Written by Allan Wexler about over 6 years ago 639 reads 2 comments

  7. Some Thoughts on the NCAA Tournament

    In my opinion, the greatest show on earth for any sports fan is the NCAA basketball tournament.It brings together much that is good about college sports, and its sudden death format provides ...

    Allan Wexler Written by Allan Wexler about over 6 years ago 638 reads 0 comments

  8. Roger Clemens, Get Yourself a Lawyer

    The Roger Clemens hearing is very compelling television.Inasmuch as we lose sight of the fact that this is simply a story of an athlete who plays a sport and may have taken substances which improved ...

    Allan Wexler Written by Allan Wexler about over 6 years ago 585 reads 1 comments

  9. The Week in Basketball: Shaq, Steve Nash, Duke, and Bob Knight

    Shaq has made the news again and there is a lot of controversy as to whether the Suns ought to have made the deal which sent Shawn Marion and Marcus Banks to Miami for Shaquille O'Neal...

    Allan Wexler Written by Allan Wexler about over 6 years ago 1,312 reads 0 comments

  10. Week Two of the Australian Open: Maria Sharapova's Conquest, Shuffling Feet, and a Classy Breakout Player

    Week Two of the Aussie Open was just as exciting as the first. Now we anxiously await the finals, sure to prove unpredictable.I can't believe Maria Sharapova can be beaten, given this week’s performance...

    Allan Wexler Written by Allan Wexler about over 6 years ago 1,200 reads 0 comments

  11. Australian Open: Andy Roddick, Williams Sisters Punctuate Week One

    The Australian Open, the first Grand Slam event of 2008, has produced many entertaining matches in the first week of play. It has also raised, in my mind, questions about the grand old sport of tennis...

    Allan Wexler Written by Allan Wexler about over 6 years ago 1,572 reads 7 comments

  12. Women's Tennis: How the WTA Can Save the Game

    Women's tennis is currently enduring some serious problems, and until the WTA amasses the courage to make changes, the game will continue to suffer—at the gate, and in public perception...

    Allan Wexler Written by Allan Wexler about over 6 years ago 746 reads 2 comments

  13. Top 2006 Draftees Show Their Worth in Blazers-Raptors Matchup

    In what was considered a matchup between two up and coming teams, the Toronto Raptors hosted the Portland Trailblazers yesterday in a matchup which also focused on 3 of the top draft picks in ...

    Allan Wexler Written by Allan Wexler about over 6 years ago 981 reads 14 comments

  14. Toronto Raptors: Getting to Know Jamario Moon

    The feel good story of the year for the Toronto Raptors—and perhaps the entire NBA—has been the emergence of Jamario Moon...

    Allan Wexler Written by Allan Wexler about over 6 years ago 1,242 reads 4 comments

  15. Trade Deadline Looms - No Trades from Raptors?

    While many sports writers and fans in Toronto are speculating trades to be made before the February trade deadline, I don't believe that any blockbuster is coming. They may make some minor trade(s) to fet a backup point guard if they determine that T.

    Allan Wexler Written by Allan Wexler about over 6 years ago 1,185 reads 2 comments