1. Preseason Predictions: Magic Knock Off Miami, Lose To The Lakers In 2011 Finals

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City Report There is something to be said for building a team and not just a collection of talent. The Miami Heat may very well have the most talented roster in the NBA, but in no way are they a team just yet...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 3,794 reads 57 comments

  2. Look Out For The Giant Killers: Five Upsets Could Happen in Week 1

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City ReportThe opening week of College Football is always very exciting, and although most big name programs start the season with a cupcake game, there are still schools that are willing to take on the world in week one...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 1,458 reads 16 comments

  3. History Of The Black Mamba: The Top 10 Plays In Kobe Bryant's Career

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City ReportKobe Bryant has been the best player in the NBA consistently through the past 10 years. Buzzer beaters.Jam dropping dunks.Championships.Superb athleticism...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 3,212 reads 22 comments

  4. Greg Oden vs. Kevin Durant: In Battle of Potential, It's Not Close

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City Report The Blazers won the 2007 NBA lottery, snagging the rights to Greg Oden and the Championships that would ensue. Right? Well, it hasn't exactly played out like that...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 1,805 reads 12 comments

  5. No Talk, All Game: Five NBA Teams That Will Exceed Expectations

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City ReportAs we enter the "boring period" that is the time after the main free agency signing period and before the start of NBA training camp, there is only one thing we can begin to analyze...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 2,580 reads 15 comments

  6. Carmelo Anthony: Five Teams That Would Be Instant Contenders With 'Melo

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City ReportSure, you add Carmelo Anthony to the Miami Heat and you have an instant Championship.But thats impossible.You add Carmelo Anthony to the Minnesota Timberwolves and you've got a talented, but still bad team...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 4,349 reads 27 comments

  7. All Hype: Five Teams That Will Fail To Meet Expectations Next Season

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City ReportTraining camp is almost here... well, actually it is about a month away. But it is closer than it was at the end of last season.After an offseason of big moves and power shifts, expectations are sky high...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 4,049 reads 77 comments

  8. Carmelo Anthony Options: New Jersey Nets, Sacramento Kings, and More

    This article Courtesy Of Rip City Report Oh how things change in professional sports. One minute, it seems that the New York Knicks were sure to form their own "big-three" in the big apple...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 5 years ago 3,792 reads 9 comments

  9. NBA: Is Denver Looking To Usher Themselves Into A Rebuilding Phase?

    This article courtesy of Rip City Report It all started with the wedding. Chris Paul raising his glass to the notion that a new "big-three" could be formed in the Big Apple. That is, if Carmelo Anthony was willing...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 321 reads 0 comments

  10. FIBA Worlds: Five Trade Suitors That Get Ricky Rubio Out Of Minnesota

    This article courtesy of Rip City Report. Ricky Rubio is on the verge of becoming the next big thing in international basketball. Well, actually he already is...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 1,555 reads 15 comments

  11. NBA: Denver's J.R. Smith Being Investigated on Charges of Assault

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City Report J.R. Smith continues to prove himself a thug. Time after time, Smith is found in trouble with the law, but this time Smith could find himself behind bars for the second time in his career...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 408 reads 0 comments

  12. 2010-2011 NBA Season Marks the Return of Many Elite Big Men

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City Report Yao Ming, Blake Griffin, Joel Przybilla, Greg Oden, Andrew Bogut, Mehmet Okur,Kendrick Perkins, and Andrew Bynum will all be returning to ...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 3,357 reads 7 comments

  13. What Does an 18-Game NFL Schedule Mean for Fans and Teams Alike?

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City Report The NFL is trying to become more like Major League Baseball and the National Basketball League. Not that they should, but because money is a difficult thing to turn down...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 971 reads 3 comments

  14. L.A. Lakers: Doc Says They Won Title Because of Kendrick Perkins' Injury

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City Report Lakers fans, what do you think about this? Doc Rivers had this to say about June's NBA Finals against the Lakers: “They still have not beaten our starting five...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 1,912 reads 24 comments

  15. Yao Ming Cleared for Takeoff: What That Means for Houston Rockets, NBA

    This article courtesy of Rip City Report. Yao Ming received full clearance to participate in basketball related activities today and I'm sure that peaked the interest of many Houston Rocket fans...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 2,066 reads 14 comments

  16. Tiger Woods and the Ugliest Public Breakups in Sports History

    With Tiger Woods' recent divorce being as messy as it was, it got me thinking.Sports fans usually live in the moment and forget about things that have happened in the past...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 2,190 reads 0 comments

  17. The Miami Heat Are One Injury Away From Being Irrelevant

    This article Courtesy Of Rip City Report So you signed the three best free agents this summer to long-term deals. Three players that were once cornerstones of their previous organizations...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 1,259 reads 34 comments

  18. A New Year With New Faces: Predicting The 2010-2011 NBA All Stars

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City ReportWe are getting close to NBA training camp season and since the NBA Rumor mill hasn't been producing lately, I feel that it is time to shift our thinking towards next season...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 526 reads 1 comments

  19. New York Knicks: What Happens if Carmelo Anthony Is Traded To Another Team?

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City Report Well, It wont be as pretty as many hope. and I have a feeling that Knicks fans will see a 2011 NBA season that resembles that of last season...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 5,367 reads 20 comments

  20. Digger Phelps and Other Bad "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" Performances

    Everyone thinks that they can sing, but unfortunately, the odds are slim.I would say that only 10 percent of the human population can sing...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 1,005 reads 1 comments

  21. Is It The God Thing?: Why Does The World Hate Tim Tebow?

    Sports fans are a confused bunch. And I am one of them. One minute we curse those who have slipped up, maybe a Star Football player who got caught driving drunk in the middle of the night...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 690 reads 19 comments

  22. 25 Sports Venues You Have To Visit Before You Die

    It is interesting to see how far we've come.At one point we crammed ourselves onto the hillsides to watch games. Standing room only was really the only option. If you missed a play, there weren't any giant Television screens to show you what happened...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 4,861 reads 15 comments

  23. Rudy Fernandez Calls It Quits, Refuses To Play the Remainder Of His Deal

    This article courtesy Of Rip City Report The Rudy Fernandez drama continues to develop within the Portland Trail Blazers organization. But this time, Rudy has gone too far...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 918 reads 13 comments

  24. Carmelo Anthony Leaving for NYC?: Why Knicks vs. Heat Will Be a Landslide

    This article Courtesy Of Rip City Report Who would have thought that Professional competitors would want to join their competition and concede defeat in order to win in the long run...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 3,527 reads 38 comments

  25. Best of Both Worlds: The 20 Greatest Two Sport Athletes of All-Time

    This article courtesy of Rip City ReportEveryone knows that kid.The Ringer.The one that is great at everything they do.The one that you can't beat.You hate him for it, but you know that you can't touch him...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 3,633 reads 14 comments