Posts Tagged ‘Basketball’

The Arizona sports fan, not the bandwagon fan, but the true Arizona sports fan, has always had to endure frustrations and heartbreaks. That’s nothing new. After all, there are scores of thousands of people that now reside in this great state that have moved from their beloved but unbearable home states. That’s why it is […]


What a wild ride that first week was, huh?  And this weekend’s games should be even better. All things considered, I felt pretty good about picking twelve out of sixteen teams correctly to make it this far.  I know, 75% won’t make you much money in the betting world, but there were a lot of […]


It’s that time again.  March Madness! Time to scour all of the data from the past four months for 68 different teams.  Time to be repaid for the countless hours of dedicated research, watching every conceivable NCAA Division I basketball game available to mankind since Thanksgiving-ish.  Time to pick 65 games correctly, ultimately winning the […]


I’ve been saying for the past several months that I really don’t care about this year’s NBA season.  Nothing that I’ve seen during this shortened and condensed season has done anything to change my mind.  The opportunity for this league to place itself back on the top of the list of leagues with integrity was […]


Was that a great tournament or what?  Tons of upsets in the early rounds.  A few more upsets in the middle rounds.  Ultimately the final four had very good teams that put on an exciting semi-final show before the best team in the country handily won the championship game!  Who can ask for anything more?  […]


Now that round two is finally over, we all face the daunting task of searching the shambles that once were our brackets for something to be encouraged about.  The scene resembles the gathering of the dead after a classic battle between the Greeks and Trojans in the epic movie Troy.  If I were an eternal […]


Now that the results of round one have been officially logged, I, like most people across this fine country, find myself sifting through the carnage of my brackets and thinking to myself, “Next year I’m paying more attention during the regular season”!  (Of course I won’t, since football runs all the way to early February, […]