We are mere days away from one of my favorite times of the sports calendar year, the MLB trade deadline. At the stroke of 4pm, teams will know what they will have going forward for the rest of the season and for ten teams, the postseason. This is not to say that trades don't happen after the deadline, but making significant moves happen through waivers is increasingly difficult.
Lebron James will go down as one of the best players to pick up a basketball. He has the talent of the greats and abilities that surpass many of them. He has a personality and aura around him that dictates being one of the iconic members of basketball lore. However, he has a shortsightedness that will keep him out of that group.
NASCAR changed their point system in the offseason to further add to the excitement of the points system as well as make wins even more important. However, in doing so, they have made the points system favor those that are capable of performing well at one type of track.
Just three months ago David Stern formally retired from the NBA. He left behind a legacy of building one of the four major sports brands into an empire. There were pitfalls along the way, but there is no denying that in his 30 year tenure, the NBA flourished. Now, his predecessor Adam Silver has his first major decision upon him.
A week has passed since Cuonzo Martin has left the University of Tennessee for greener pastures in the PAC-12. Here's to hoping he finds the respect that he deserved from the University of Tennessee and never seemed to attain.
Bubba Watson won his second Master's in three years this past Sunday with a 69 on Sunday. A remarkable feat, but more important one the PGA needs.
Jarnell Stokes has chosen today to officially announce that he is leaving the college to pursue a career in the NBA. Stokes finished his career with 1129 career points, 836 rebounds and 40 career double-doubles. Impressive numbers for any player to leave for the NBA, but in many ways you have to question the decision.