The end of 2019 arrived quickly after a whirlwind of a year as it relates to sports. Free agency flew by in the NBA, the Antonio Brown drama seemed to … Continue Reading New year, new era: Which player in the MLB, NBA, NFL and NHL defined each league in 2019?
The Boston Celtics remain one of the two most important and successful franchises in NBA history (with the Los Angeles Lakers being the other). With so many standouts–including numerous Hall … Continue Reading The Greatest in Green: Breaking down the greatest Celtics of all time
Kawhi Leonard has missed games left and right due to “load management.” The Miami Dolphins and Cincinnati Bengals have been accused of “tanking for Tua [Tagovailoa]” or the new best … Continue Reading Tanking? Load management? How leagues can buck popular trends taking over the NBA and NFL
The Sports Equinox: The history of the rare event and why it’s occurred more frequently in recent years
It’s rare for the stars to perfectly align when it comes to the Big Four sports leagues, and the occasion is so infrequent that it has its own name: the … Continue Reading The Sports Equinox: The history of the rare event and why it’s occurred more frequently in recent years
NFL Jam: Who would have the best team if there was a football version of the classic ‘NBA Jam’ video game?
Football video games have gone downhill ever since EA Sports took over the full rights to the NFL in the virtual world, kicking the fan-favorite “NFL 2K” series to the … Continue Reading NFL Jam: Who would have the best team if there was a football version of the classic ‘NBA Jam’ video game?
For better or worse: Evaluating the impact of social media on the NBA as LeBron James adds to China controversy
Social media has become a dominant trend across every sport over the last few years, with some leagues handling the pressure of a 24-hour news cycle better than others. Many … Continue Reading For better or worse: Evaluating the impact of social media on the NBA as LeBron James adds to China controversy
As NBA players return to their respective teams and participate in media days across the country, fans can officially rejoice for the start of the 2019 season. While media days … Continue Reading Pick-Six: Best NBA video games of all time
Sure, many sports fans would argue that the game being played on the field, court or ice is what really glues them to their seats while they’re watching the NFL, … Continue Reading Pick-Six: Best active sports announcers
The Clippers made an enormous splash this summer with big moves made left and right, topping it all off with the additions of Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. Now, with … Continue Reading The Doc Rivers connection: A statistical comparison between the 2008 Celtics and 2019 Clippers
Who will come out on top in Los Angeles after the Clippers got Kawhi Leonard and Paul George and the Lakers added Anthony Davis? How will Kevin Durant and Kyrie … Continue Reading Pick-Six: Biggest NBA Free Agency signings of all time
In a decision almost as anticipated as LeBron James’ move to the Miami Heat in 2010, Kevin Durant will be heading to the Brooklyn Nets, with the decision announced on … Continue Reading Kevin Durant officially signing with Brooklyn Nets, announces decision on ‘The Boardroom’
NBA Free Agency is always one of the crazier times of the year in any sport, with signings happening at a fast and frantic pace. To try to ease the … Continue Reading 2019 NBA Free Agency live updates: Everything that’s happened so far
‘Look good, feel good, play good’: Basketball shoes helping WNBA players make history with new platform
Since Nike released Michael Jordan’s iconic Air Jordan shoes in 1985, basketball shoes have been a large part of basketball culture over the years. But, when shoe connoisseurs reminisce about … Continue Reading ‘Look good, feel good, play good’: Basketball shoes helping WNBA players make history with new platform
Gene Lavanchy of Boston 25 News joins Austin Bumpus on the inaugural part of our new series of the future of sports journalism. Lavanchy discusses what the business was like … Continue Reading Future of Sports Journalism Series: Gene Lavanchy of Boston 25 News
Retirement stories are one of the few things in life that can bring a man to tears, and provide for some theater to end the last chapter of a great athlete’s … Continue Reading Pick-Six: Top retirement stories in sports history
So this is my first time writing about basketball since, well, you know… Kevin Durant is a Warrior, and the Celtics are once again the bridesmaid and not the bride … Continue Reading Examining the Boston Celtics Post-Free Agency