• Football players
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    Top 5 Quarterbacks of All-Time

    The debate over which quarterbacks belong among the top five all-time best is a long and heated one. The fact we have had so many great ones to choose from hasn’t made the issue any easier to resolve. A lack of statistics keeping from the earlier days of football can also aggravate the discussion and make things more cloudy. Then…

  • Basketball and hoop
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    What Made Larry Bird Legendary?

    Even though his beginnings were quiet and humble, Larry Bird would go on to become one of the greatest basketball players of all-time. Larry Bird was born in West Baden Springs, Indiana, but famously grew up in the nearby small town of French Lick. He was drafted 6th overall in the 1978 NBA draft by the Boston Celtics. He didn’t…

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    WNBA “Pay Gap”

    A’ja Wilson and Kayla McBride, both players in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), are just two of many players that have been making a stink about how “little” they are payed. This topic was raised when JeBron James’ new $154 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers was made public during the 2018 offseason. Wilson and McBride both think…

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    The WNBA isn’t a Viable Business

    The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) was founded on April 24th, 1996. The initial idea of having a women’s professional basketball team wasn’t unsound. The National Basketball Association (NBA) was very popular at the time, so it made sense to make a women’s version. However, 22 years later we can now see that the WNBA never developed into a feasible…

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    NBA Players Have More Control Than Ever

    Traditionally, when an NBA player was signed or drafted by a team, they were likely to stick with that team until they weren’t wanted anymore. In recent years that has changed, now players have more power than ever when it comes to deciding who they play for and when . This level of influence has been slowly progressing over many…

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    Demarcus Cousins

    During this 2018 NBA offseason the Goldenstate Warriors signed center Demarcus Cousins to a contract worth about $5 million dollars a year. This signing caused many in the basketball community to throw up their hands and emphatically declare “Goldenstate just broke the NBA!” Demarcus Cousins is widely regarded as one of the best, if not the best, centers in all…

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    A Second Chance

    I stopped watching professional basketball a few years ago, I even stopped checking basketball news online. One of the biggest factors in my decision to stop was the seemingly ever-expanding egos of it’s players. However, upon further reflection I have gradually begun to expose myself to the NBA once more. You see, I came to the realization that many of…