The Canadian dollars plummet devastated local NHL teams. The financial situation forced Winnipeg to leave their small market and head south. In 2011, the Jets returned home. Will the current Canadian economy force Winnipeg to depart?
LeBron James led the new regime into Chicago last Halloween night. A crazy sold-out crowd provided a game seven atmosphere. Both defenses collapsed under pressure triggering overtime. The relevance of the initial NBA games continues to dwindle.
Ricky Rubio became internationally known for his passing skills. The Minnesota Timberwolves drafted the former Barcelona star because of this ability. Rubio’s inability to expand his repertoire has attracted recent criticism. Traditional one-dimensional point guards can still be effective.
Upsets are intertwined into the history of college sports. The hungry vengeful Oregon Ducks were determined to avoid becoming another page in the book.
Off-field problems have haunted athletes for years. Suspensions are important and kicking Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston off the team would send a message to the rest of the country.
Women’s basketball is played at a high level with an emphasis on scrappiness and virtuoso fundamentals. It’s worthy of respect. Unfortunately, many men show blatant hostility towards the WNBA and other women’s sports.
Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant and Cleveland’s LeBron James are the NBA’s most dynamic players. The superstars have enjoyed consistent success on the court.