1. UNLV: Former Runnin' Rebel Star Armen Gilliam, Dead at 47

    We all can run long, hard and fast. But what we ultimately cannot run from is the brevity of life. Yesterday, former UNLV Runnin' Rebel Armen "the Hammer" Gilliam's run through life ceased tragically at the spry age of 47...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about 3 years ago 333 reads 0 comments

  2. College Basketball: Ranking the 12 Best Players of 2011-2012

    Drum roll please: NFL locked out. Continue drum roll: NBA locked out. What now? College athletics. If you have never indulged on the momentary magic of college basketball, then I urge you to give in and let go in 2011-2012...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about 3 years ago 8,971 reads 12 comments

  3. NBA Free Agency 2011: Why Vince Carter Should Come Back to the Toronto Raptors

    "7 or 8 years ago, Kobe vs. T-Mac & Kobe vs. VC on back 2 back nights would be highlight of season. Now, just makes us all feel old...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about 3 years ago 8,462 reads 48 comments

  4. NBA Lockout: Why the Players Should Embrace the NFL's Incentive Based Contract

    Drum roll, please: enter Derek Fisher, lead general for the NBPA. Continue drum roll: On the other side, mega names like Paul Allen and Jerry Buss with their wallets fixed, arms folded...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about 3 years ago 569 reads 0 comments

  5. Cleveland Cavaliers: Trading of J.J. Hickson Sparks Memories of LeBron James

    It was a long winter in Cleveland. The one-time mecca dead like roadkill, burrowed in the honey comb eye-lids of icy windows...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about 3 years ago 1,193 reads 17 comments

  6. 5 Reasons Why the NBA Lockout Will Be a Good Thing

    In 36 hours the NBPA and the owners union will collaborate in a sterile office to undergo negotiations, negotiations that could decide the fate of the 2011-2012 season...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about 3 years ago 2,747 reads 4 comments

  7. Philadelphia Phillies: Cliff Lee Throws Complete Game Resurrecting Robin Roberts

    Clouded by things like the Pete Rose scandal and the current predicament of steroids, it is easy to overlook the era in which we live, an era governed by legitimate all-time greats courting infamy...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about 3 years ago 275 reads 2 comments

  8. NBA Trade Rumors: Why Shannon Brown for Steve Nash Is a Must

    Playing for an organization that has 16 championships in its history is both a plus and a minus. On the positive side of things, you get to be part of a winning tradition, while doing it all in a pair of flip flops in the California sun...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about 3 years ago 282 reads 21 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal and the 10 Greatest Duos in NBA History

    In the free-agent NBA world, the offseason is used as a platform for contenders to try and get over the hump by either acquiring a free agent or a player via trade...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about 3 years ago 1,571 reads 6 comments

  10. Curse of the Lost Superman: Why Dwight Howard Will Join Kobe Bryant and Lakers

    Superman comes to the rescue and comes quickly. What you don't know and shouldn't know is that Superman is also a bit prejudiced. He hates Orlando. He also has a certain love for boardwalks filled with blonde, bronzed, bikini'd babes...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about 3 years ago 2,492 reads 4 comments

  11. NBA Draft 2011: Bismack Biyombo, Tristan Thompson and Tobias Harris Set Low Bar

    All across the wire, critics, fans, and beat writers are courting two silly notions regarding two of the three players above...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about 3 years ago 880 reads 13 comments

  12. Miami Heat: LeBron James an Unlucky Realist or Disintegrating Superstar?

    Many angered sports fans are shouting all across the country, is LeBron James the “Robin,” or the “Sellout?” Is the two-time MVP, eight-time All-Star, the ...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about 3 years ago 516 reads 1 comments

  13. NBA Trade Rumors: Why Chris Paul for Russell Westbrook Makes Sense

    It is no secret whether or not the New Orleans Hornets' stocky weave-master Chris Paul is happy. The 2006 Rookie of the Year, four-time All-Star and former USA lead point guard ...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about 3 years ago 4,068 reads 42 comments

  14. NBA Draft 2011: Josh Selby and Scotty Hopson Stung Sick with STC

    STC , otherwise known as the Sebastian Telfair Complex stung two talented players on Thursday night's NBA Draft in Tennesse's junior swing Scotty Hopson and Kansas' frosh combo-guard Josh Selby...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about 3 years ago 10,799 reads 6 comments

  15. 2011 NBA Draft Recap

    After yesterday's extravaganza, the league has been filled with fresh faces from all over the world. Last night, the NBA's affect was felt worldwide, as four of the top seven picks were from overseas...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about 3 years ago 1,251 reads 0 comments

  16. 2011 NBA Draft: Why Jimmer Fredette is the Best Player Available

    It does not take a rocket scientist to see that BYU's Jimmer Fredette is not only the most seasoned player on this year's draft board, but is the most undervalued...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about 3 years ago 658 reads 7 comments