With Selection Sunday finally over and brackets officially filled, it’s time for March Madness to begin. David Austin Bumpus, Eric Coburn and Ryan Hathaway of The Swing Of Things’ staff … Continue Reading The Swing Of Things Staff’s March Madness Picks
With Peyton Manning’s retirement official, this week’s Pick-Six is dedicated to some of the greatest retirement stories that have ever happened in sports. Some were prolonged, some were immediate, … Continue Reading Pick-Six: Top sports retirements
You watch players sprint on the field, shoot on the court, skate on the ice. Athletes leave blood, sweat, and tears throughout all of the physical battles and the hard … Continue Reading The Rise Of Player-Created Content
In honor of the Academy Awards last night, and Leonardo DiCaprio finally winning himself an Oscar, I figured it was only right to take a look at some of … Continue Reading Pick-Six: Top athletes turned actors of all time
There has been a lot of debate the last few weeks about ESPN’s recent release of their list of the NBA’s greatest players of all-time, specifically about Kobe Bryant’s position … Continue Reading Pick-Six: Top NBA players of all time
The Dunk Contest last Saturday night was one of the best of all-time, and had fans on their feet for the entire final round waiting to see what 20-year-olds Zach … Continue Reading The Dunk Contest judging system is broken. Let’s fix it.
I don’t know what happened or when it happened, but I’m sure almost everyone can agree that All-Star Games have died out in the eyes of the fans. The … Continue Reading A solution to the All-Star Game problem
Last Saturday’s Dunk Contest was one of the best I’ve ever seen, if not the best. 20-year olds Zach LaVine and Aaron Gordon pulled off some of the best dunks … Continue Reading Pick-Six: Top dunks in Dunk Contest history
Trying to judge an NBA player based off of one professional season is a fool’s errand. In a league that welcomes in players as young as the ripe age of … Continue Reading Should The Celtics Trade The Brooklyn Pick For Jabari Parker?
With last night’s victory over the Pistons, the Celtics accomplished two things. They distinguished themselves (handily) against a team that was thought to be among the best in the conference … Continue Reading Can The Red-Hot Celtics Make A Deep Playoff Run?
In spite of a recent three game win streak, that included exciting victories against the Pacers, Suns, and Wizards last week, the Celtics have now lost 7 of their last 12 … Continue Reading Celtics’ Targets And Rumors For The NBA Trade Deadline
It went by quickly, but 2015 was an amazing year for sports. Between all the great games, plays, and moments, the last 365 days have created some sports history while … Continue Reading 2015 leaves high expectations for the new year
As a sports fan, there will be many great athletes that you don’t like but ultimately have to respect. Oftentimes, the star of a rival team will be infuriating enough … Continue Reading A Look At The Current State of The Celtics-Lakers Rivalry
I don’t know if I like them, hate them, or really don’t have an extreme opinion about them. I do know that “retirement tours” are taking over the sports world. … Continue Reading Retirement tours are the new norm for athletes
2015 will go down in the books as one of the craziest in sports history. Between incredible games, insane plays, and nonstop nonsense on and off the field/court/ice/mat/whatever, the year … Continue Reading Pick-Six: Top sports moments of 2015
In acquiring two-time All-Star David Lee from the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors, the Boston Celtics didn’t light off the fireworks they wanted, but they at least believed they … Continue Reading Boston Celtics Make All-Star PF David Lee Available