Today is the birthday of NBA Hall of Famer Allen Iverson. In honor of this day I wanted to take some time to talk about what his career meant to me personally. As a little kid growing in Orange Mound, one of the worst neighborhoods in the city of Memphis, I had no positive influences growing up. I looked to sports to somewhat fill that … Continue reading A Thank You to My Favorite Athlete
As the 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame Class was announced, there was yet another glaring omission, former San Francisco Giants standout Barry Bonds. This is Bonds fifth year of eligibility for the hall. Major League Baseball has always been considered a “gentleman’s game.” That has been the reason Bonds has gotten passed over each year. He was known to be callous with the media during … Continue reading Why Barry Bonds Belongs in the Hall of Fame
In NFL circles many coaches and players believe Jerry Rice is the greatest wide receiver in league history. However, his career pales in comparison to former Minnesota Vikings standout Randy Moss. Besides route running, Moss was superior to Rice in every other facet of playing receiver. Nobody had his combination of size, speed, hands, and leaping ability. Standing at six-foot-four and weighing about 205 pounds, … Continue reading Why Randy Moss is the Greatest Receiver in NFL History
Myth #1-“He had no competition.” Every time I hear this statement, I shake my head. Every time someone describes Chamberlain’s era, they usually say something along the lines of, “He played against a bunch of skinny and short white guys. That’s the only reason he was any good.” Well let us look at the “skinny unathletic white guys” Chamberlain faced. Bill Russell– This “skinny … Continue reading Debunking Myths about Wilt Chamberlain’s Era Pt 1.
Memphis, TENNESSEE- The Memphis Grizzlies have announced that they will be acquiring their own D-League affiliate team that will be playing in the mid-south. The Grizzlies currently have numerous players on the Iowa Energy, such as Wade Baldwin and James Ennis. The Energy have just been purchased by the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Purpose of the D-League is for players to more so hone their skills … Continue reading Memphis Grizzlies announce D-League affiliate in mid-south
The Superbowl took over this Sunday like ever year. Not everyone gets the ability to catch it or any of the other stuff that happens over the weekend. So here is a little bit of reading to go with your Monday. Superbowl Conclusion If you did not get to catch the game the New England Patriots took home a victory in the first ever Superbowl … Continue reading Monday Coffee: Superbowl, VideoGames, & Lady Gaga
By: Jeremiah Graham As the great American philosopher Meek Mill once said, “Hold up wait a minute, ya’ll thought I was finished? As you can see I am back here again to poke some holes in the “Michael Jordan is the undisputed G.O.A.T” argument. As I said earlier, I’m a big MJ fan, but it has gotten to the point where you even mention … Continue reading Why MJ is Overrated Pt.2