1. You Tweeted What?: The 12 Worst Uses Of Twitter By Athletes

    This article Courtesy of Rip City ReportToday, we feel the need to be connected to everyone, all the time. We do this through twitter (follow me), a site in which random people can ...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 2,778 reads 20 comments

  2. A New Generation Of Mailmen: 10 Players Who Won't Win An NBA Title

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City ReportKarl Malone, Charles Barkley, and John Stockton are the face of those that were great, but didn't have enough to prove it on the biggest stage...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 8,549 reads 58 comments

  3. The Jordan Effect: Seven Teams That May Never Win a Title in the Miami Era

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City ReportIn the 1990's, The Chicago Bulls were dominant. Considering that in a span of 10 years, the Bulls had two three peats in which both were separated by the retirement and comeback of Michael Jordan...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 3,865 reads 60 comments

  4. NBA: Recent Multi-Team Deal Will Only Worsen the Chris Paul Situation

    This Article Courtesy of Rip City Report Chris Paul wants The Hornets to commit to winning championships. But did they really do anything to impress Chris Paul in the recent four team ...

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  5. 11 Games That Will Derail Miami Heat's Chances at 72 Wins

    This article is courtesy of Rip City ReportThis new-look Miami Heat team is going to be something else. Like nothing we have ever seen before in this era of NBA basketball.The combination of three multi-year All-Stars, MVPs, and...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 10,554 reads 107 comments

  6. Sweet Kicks: Ranking Today's NBA Stars by Their Signature Shoes

    This article courtesy of Rip City Report. The modern day NBA athlete buys the best footwear money can buy. Whether they are just for wearing around town or throwing it down on the court, there is an option for you...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 6,730 reads 24 comments

  7. I Want A Do-Over: The 20 Worst Screw Up's In Sports History

    This Article Courtesy of Rip City Report Everyone has these moments. Whatever it is, a brain fart can plague the best of us. But professional athletes aren't supposed to be vulnerable to brain farts...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 1,507 reads 9 comments

  8. NBA Power Rankings: The Teams To Beat In The 2010-2011 NBA Season

    This article courtesy of Rip City Report Hello and Thank you for reading. This is a power ranking of each and every team in the National Basketball Association...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 18,387 reads 144 comments

  9. 10 Bold Predictions For The 2010/2011 NBA Season

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City Report In the Dog days of summer, there is little for basketball fans, and writers alike, to feast on...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 9,991 reads 65 comments

  10. Chest Bumps and High Fives:The Best Celebrations in Sports History

    ARTICLE COURTESY OF Rip City Report Everyone loves a good celebration. Right? Its what makes fans adore certain players, and it stirs up the pot of creativity. Eventually, it becomes a contest between players...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 1,927 reads 7 comments

  11. Beginner's Luck: The 11 Luckiest Fluke Plays In Sports History

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City Report You know those friends that you had when you were a kid that could only do really cool things when "no one was looking?" Yeah, well either ...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 2,314 reads 9 comments

  12. NBA Rumors: Blazers Actively Seeking Trading Partners for Rudy Fernandez

    Thanks to Oregonian insider Jason Quick (via Twitter), the Portland Trail Blazers are actively pursuing a trade that would ship once promising Spaniard Rudy Fernandez out of town for good...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 3,079 reads 4 comments

  13. Learning From Dez Bryant: The 12 Best Examples Of Rookie Hazing

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City Report With Dez Bryant recently refusing to carry a veteran's pads after practice, I felt it was only fitting to compile the most embarrassing rookie ...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 2,992 reads 6 comments

  14. LBJ vs. CP3: Chris Paul Will Win More NBA Championships Than LeBron

    Yeah, you heard me. Chris Paul, if he leaves New Orleans, will win more NBA Championships than LeBron James will with the super trio in South Beach. Not next year. Not for the next 5 years...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 2,868 reads 7 comments

  15. Chris Paul Trade Wish List: Evaluating Each Trade Suitor

    Yeah, I know. This thing has been talked to death and I promise you that the subject won't go away until Chris Paul is no longer in a Hornets uniform. This is just how these things work...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 3,482 reads 25 comments

  16. The Funniest Sports Fights Of All Time (With Video)

    This Article Courtesy Of Rip City Report We have all seen the brutality of sports. But, not in this light. Throughout this slideshow, I try my best to represent the less traveled path of sports brutality...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 12,864 reads 7 comments

  17. Rudy's “List”: Examining The Options Best Suited For Portland

    For the second year in a row, the Portland Trail Blazers made a “toxic” offer to a restricted free agent and forced the Jazz to make tough decisions, both times restricting their financial freedom...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about almost 4 years ago 1,158 reads 3 comments

  18. Portland Trail Blazers Sign Wesley Matthews to an Offer Sheet

    The Portland Trail Blazers signed Utah guard Wesley Matthews to a offer sheet. Although the terms of the deal were not disclosed, the Oregonian and Jason Quick have placed the offer at somewhere around 5 years, $34 million...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 481 reads 5 comments

  19. Go For The Mallet: 10 Worst Cheap Shots In Sports

    These aren't your average fights or scuffles. What happens when you make someone with a mean streak angry is up to them. Whether you remember what happened or not, you pissed him off and they went over the line...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 2,434 reads 1 comments

  20. KP Firing:Portland Fans Are Searching For Humility and Transparency From Vulcan

    Yesterday, The Portland Trail Blazers lost a key component to their franchise. One that has produced in the regular season, the clutch, the locker room, and even in the post season...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 325 reads 4 comments

  21. The Best Innovations in Sports History

    If you give human beings a chance to make their lives better, they will. Throughout sports history there has been change; some for the better, some for the worst...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 2,514 reads 1 comments

  22. LeBron James Free Agency: Which City Offers The Hottest Chicks?

    Since the King spent the day watching game seven between the Lakers and Celtics from a lounge chair in his multimillion dollar mansion, I thought that it would be fitting to begin the talks about the chosen one and his possible destinations...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 10,368 reads 2 comments

  23. If It All Ended Today: Brett Favre Has Solidified His Spot Among Stars

    Aside from the drama. The multiple retirements and the countless press conferences. Putting all of this trivial hoopla out of sight, out of mind. Brett Favre, without playing a down next season, would be on the first ballot to Canton, Ohio...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 1,112 reads 3 comments

  24. 2010 NBA Mock Draft: John Wall Stands Alone In A Draft That Yields Stars

    For the second part of this three part series, you will see some major changes in terms of the draft lottery and there is a trade or two in store for those that like drama and risk...

    Ryan Virgin Written by Ryan Virgin about 4 years ago 1,798 reads 0 comments

  25. Remembering John Wooden: Master of Inspiration, Fundamentals Dies at 99

    John Wooden was nearly the both the definition of inspiration and the creator of fundamentals. He was a winner. John Wooden still holds the most unbeatable records in sports history with 10 national championships under his belt in 12 tries...

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