1. Boxing: The World vs. Floyd Mayweather

    Here’s another biased Floyd Mayweather Jr. article, so if you don’t like him, you should probably stop reading now. If you somehow haven’t heard by now, this past Saturday night, Mayweather notched another victory...

    Hentley Small Written by Hentley Small about over 3 years ago 486 reads 11 comments

  2. Manny Pacquiao Is Walking the Path That Floyd Mayweather Made

    This weekend, pound-for-pound boxing king Manny Pacquiao takes on Shane Mosley in a matchup nobody wanted to see. But that doesn’t mean the people won’t pay to see it...

    Hentley Small Written by Hentley Small about over 3 years ago 1,428 reads 30 comments

  3. Me, Myself and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    On Jan. 30, 2011, around 8:30 p.m. I had an encounter with one of my favourite basketball players of all-time—Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. It didn’t go so well. So I am doing what people do now—vent about it publicly...

    Hentley Small Written by Hentley Small about almost 4 years ago 336 reads 2 comments

  4. Will Chris Bosh Be Booed In Toronto? The Anatomy of a Torontonian Fan

    The 2010-11 NBA schedule is not even out yet, but now Toronto Raptors fanatics have an anonymous date circled in their heads: CB4’s return...

    Hentley Small Written by Hentley Small about over 4 years ago 1,436 reads 5 comments

  5. NFL Overtime: Win the Coin Toss, Win the Game

    As I watched last night's game between the Tennessee Titans and the Pittsburgh Steelers with some friends at a local bar, I came to realize two things: I love NFL football so much, and I hate the overtime rules...

    Hentley Small Written by Hentley Small about over 5 years ago 586 reads 7 comments

  6. Usain Bolt Is...Boring!

    The Jamaican sensation, Usain Bolt, burst onto the scene about 15 months ago blazing to a 9.72-second 100-meter run and a world record. Now he’s making runs like that seem routine...

    Hentley Small Written by Hentley Small about over 5 years ago 404 reads 2 comments

  7. Brock Lesnar is the Mike Tyson of MMA

    Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar put on another resounding performance in avenging his UFC debut loss to Frank Mir...

    Hentley Small Written by Hentley Small about over 5 years ago 817 reads 13 comments

  8. The NHL vs. Jim Balsillie: The Battle for the Coyotes

    The ruling came down from Judge Redfield T. Baum Monday that Research In Motion co-CEO Jim Balsillie will not be allowed to purchase the Phoenix Coyotes out of bankruptcy court in order to move them to Hamilton, Ontario...

    Hentley Small Written by Hentley Small about over 5 years ago 207 reads 3 comments

  9. Why Ricky Hatton Shouldn't Hang 'Em Up

    What’s with all the Ricky Hatton retirement talk? Because of his ridiculously one-sided loss to the top pound-for-pound fighter all of the sudden the Hitman is worthless? Admittedly, the loss to Manny Pacquiao was brutal...

    Hentley Small Written by Hentley Small about over 5 years ago 71 reads 1 comments

  10. Leo Rautins: Toronto Raptors Analyst Extraordinaire

    Think back 14 years ago to the re-introduction of basketball in Canada. Despite its northern roots, most Canadians had only a rudimentary understanding of the game. Then along came Leo Rautins...

    Hentley Small Written by Hentley Small about over 5 years ago 1,165 reads 3 comments

  11. Mike Breen, Mark Jackson, Jeff Van Gundy: Making Games Fun

    The chemistry of a sports broadcasting crew is vital for any sport on television. Strong crews enhance great games while bad crews can make some games unbearable. Finding the right mix of personalities is the key...

    Hentley Small Written by Hentley Small about over 5 years ago 1,640 reads 10 comments

  12. The Look of Boxing's Heavyweight Division

    In watching the Samuel Peter-Eddie Chambers heavyweight fight over the weekend, the realization of one seemingly obvious fact came to light—most of the best heavyweights in the world are fat...

    Hentley Small Written by Hentley Small about over 5 years ago 418 reads 10 comments

  13. Why Boxing Needs Floyd Mayweather

    He just turned 32 and it has been 22 months since he abdicated his throne. Bored, unchallenged, underappreciated, who knows the real reason why the “Pretty Boy” hung up the gloves...

    Hentley Small Written by Hentley Small about almost 6 years ago 727 reads 16 comments

  14. Forget Kobe Bryant, the Debate Should Be LeBron James vs. Dwyane Wade

    Basketball fanatics are constantly spending their time debating who is better: Kobe Bryant or LeBron James? However, what about Dwyane Wade? Flash has the stats, the swagger, and the pretty ...

    Hentley Small Written by Hentley Small about almost 6 years ago 1,850 reads 30 comments

  15. The New Reality of Professional Coaching

    These are tough times and job security is paramount. In that case, don’t become the coach of a professional sports team. The recent firing of Phoenix Suns head coach Terry Porter continued an alarming trend in the NBA...

    Hentley Small Written by Hentley Small about almost 6 years ago 51 reads 2 comments

  16. Millionaire Athletes: The Fault In Admission

    Imagine a world where millionaires aren’t always right. Where your wallet can’t buy you out of trouble, and the privileged actually pay a penance for their petulance...

    Hentley Small Written by Hentley Small about almost 6 years ago 128 reads 0 comments