1. LA Clippers: 10 Bold Predictions for the Team in 2011-12

    There's a lot of expectation surrounding this year's NBA season in Los Angeles. And I'm not talking about the Lakers . Clippers fans having never been more excited for a season than the one forthcoming...

    J. Matthew nespoli Written by J. Matthew nespoli about 3 years ago 968 reads 2 comments

  2. LA Clippers: Can They Ever Win a Championship Under Donald Sterling?

    After watching Blake Griffin dunk on everyone in the NBA in 2010-11, Clipper fans are starting to get a little bit cocky. When together with my Clipper buddies in Los Angeles, I'm beginning to hear chatter about the playoffs...

    J. Matthew nespoli Written by J. Matthew nespoli about 3 years ago 1,205 reads 14 comments

  3. NFL Rookies Who Will Bust in 2011

    Every NFL offseason, we are subjected to the NFL combine. During this event, it's always inevitable that some no-namer will rise up through the ranks because of an off the charts performance...

    J. Matthew nespoli Written by J. Matthew nespoli about 3 years ago 336 reads 0 comments

  4. Blake Griffin: 5 Areas the LA Clippers Forward Still Needs to Improve On

    Blake Griffin put together one of the most dominant rookie seasons in NBA history. He averaged 22 ppg, 12 rpg, and 3.6 apg. Yet he is only beginning to scratch the surface of his potential...

    J. Matthew nespoli Written by J. Matthew nespoli about 3 years ago 2,784 reads 19 comments

  5. Why the New Orleans Saints Will Win 2012 Super Bowl and Other NFL Projections

    Looks like the lockout is about to end. Thank God. This will likely save millions of American men from having to spend their Sunday afternoons at Bed, Bath and Beyond with their wives before attending baby showers and christenings...

    J. Matthew nespoli Written by J. Matthew nespoli about 3 years ago 4,531 reads 19 comments

  6. NBA Sabermetrics: The Ultimate "Moneyball" Team

    Moneyball. Oakland A’s General Manager Billy Beane determined that a sabermetric approach to baseball gave a team a more statistically probable chance of winning...

    J. Matthew nespoli Written by J. Matthew nespoli about 3 years ago 2,772 reads 9 comments

  7. L.A. Clippers: Blake Griffin's 10 Most Thunderous Dunks

    Blake Griffin has played only one NBA season, yet he is already one of the greatest dunkers the game has ever seen. He doesn't soar like Jordan or Dr...

    J. Matthew nespoli Written by J. Matthew nespoli about 3 years ago 3,148 reads 26 comments

  8. Shaquille O'Neal Joins Sir Charles and TNT

    Coming off retirement, Shaq already has plans for the future. Some thought he’d put out another rap album, some thought he’d go to Hollywood, and others thought he’d try to take over for DJ Lance on “Yo Gabba Gabba...

    J. Matthew nespoli Written by J. Matthew nespoli about 3 years ago 583 reads 7 comments

  9. LA Clippers: 5 Free Agent Solutions to the Clippers' Small Forward Problem

    It's no secret in Clipperland that, for two years, they've been scrambling to fill a massive void at the small forward position. Last summer, a half-hearted play for LeBron James failed...

    J. Matthew nespoli Written by J. Matthew nespoli about 3 years ago 1,570 reads 27 comments

  10. LeBron James and Must-See Professional Athletes

    We are in the dead of summer. There are no sports today. There won't be any NFL for a while. There may never be an NBA game again. Where can we sports fans get a fix? For us diehard fans, there's always ESPN Classic...

    J. Matthew nespoli Written by J. Matthew nespoli about 3 years ago 1,960 reads 19 comments

  11. Bold Predictions for the Los Angeles Clippers for the 2011-12 NBA Season

    Whenever I start to write an article about the Clippers , especially one in which I'm making predictions, the first thing I do is remind myself that, regardless of their "potential" they always find a way to screw it up...

    J. Matthew nespoli Written by J. Matthew nespoli about 3 years ago 3,314 reads 51 comments

  12. Best Stadium Food in America

    In today’s modern media environment, with DirectTV’s NBA, NFL and MLB packages, I’ve heard many a friend and colleague argue that they much prefer staying at home to watch a game over going to the game itself...

    J. Matthew nespoli Written by J. Matthew nespoli about 3 years ago 46,833 reads 64 comments

  13. Bringing Relevance Back to Our All-Star Events

    The MLB All-Star game is upon us, and frankly, most of us don't care. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that just about every player in baseball, besides Hideki Matsui and ...

    J. Matthew nespoli Written by J. Matthew nespoli about 3 years ago 76 reads 1 comments

  14. Tiger Woods' and Kyrie Irving Alleged Scandals: Can We Stop Acting Surprised?

    With the recent Indian doping scandal, the Kyrie Irving-"Miss Hawaii" harassment scandal and the arrest of Anthony Galea ( Tiger Woods ' former doctor) for steroids offenses ...

    J. Matthew nespoli Written by J. Matthew nespoli about 3 years ago 2,246 reads 25 comments

  15. L.A. Lakers: Lamar Odom at Point Guard?

    The Lakers were swept out of the playoffs by eventual champion Dallas , making it the most disappointing season since they lost 4-1 in the finals against the Pistons in 2004...

    J. Matthew nespoli Written by J. Matthew nespoli about 3 years ago 6,718 reads 102 comments

  16. Best Boxing Movies of All Time

    The NBA and the NFL are locked out, and we sports junkies need something to fill the void. As a huge fan of the arts, I've decided to fill my sport's void with some great sports movies...

    J. Matthew nespoli Written by J. Matthew nespoli about 3 years ago 3,707 reads 28 comments

  17. Mark Cuban: 5 Franchises Who Need Him More Than the Dallas Mavericks

    Mark Cuban is unlike any other owner in sports. Eight years ago, I met Cuban at a local bar here in Hermosa Beach, California...

    J. Matthew nespoli Written by J. Matthew nespoli about 3 years ago 8,338 reads 50 comments

  18. L.A. Clippers. 5 Reasons Why They Are Poised for Their Greatest Season Ever

    Oh the Clippers , they love to toy with their fans. We long-time Clipper fans and season ticket holders have learned how to separate potential from reality, promise from certainty, and what if from what is...

    J. Matthew nespoli Written by J. Matthew nespoli about 3 years ago 1,292 reads 20 comments

  19. NBA: Dirk Nowitzki and the 15 Greatest Players of All Time

    Dirk Nowitzki , for his NBA career, has accumulated the statistics of an all-time great, yet he has never been considered in that discussion. He’s been called "soft," a "choker," and a "loser...

    J. Matthew nespoli Written by J. Matthew nespoli about 3 years ago 4,445 reads 45 comments