Donald Sterling

Posted by on May 14th, 2014  •  0 Comments  • 

Can you believe what you hear? Can you believe they tolerated this for so long.

The never ending saga of the man began in 1981-when he bought the franchise, once known as the Buffalo Braves, and moved it to San Diego, where it became the Clippers. More correctly, it became the laughingstock of an NBA franchise.

Run by a maverick business man, a real estate tycoon, who ran the franchise into the ground.

Once upon a time Donald Sterling had a roster that included NBA greats World B-Free and Randy Smith, Michael Cage and Tom Chambers, Michael Brooks and Terry Cummings. He once had the rights to Byron Scott, got the rights to Bill Walton.

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NFL Draft

Posted by on May 13th, 2014  •  0 Comments  • 

The NFL draft has come and gone, and so have a number of college football careers, with nothing to show for it.

A record 98-Underclassmen filed for the NFL draft. You know the marquee names, Jadeveon Clowney, Johnny Manziel and so many others. From South Carolina to Texas A&M and so many other places, they poured into the draft early, seeking fortune, fame and a football future.

Here are the names of those who filed, who you likely didn’t know, and must have regrets. Brett Smith, the record-setting quarterback at Wyoming, Kaprii Bibbs-the very good Colorado State running back, George Uko-the USC lineman and so many more. These guys now have nothing. They were not drafted, get no signing bonus, get invited to camps and likely get cut. They have no college eligibility left, and no degree in their hand either.

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Chargers Draft

Posted by on May 12th, 2014  •  0 Comments  • 

They got what they needed for tomorrow…and for a couple of years from tomorrow

The 2014-NFL Draft was deep. The Chargers had needs, and they filled a couple, eventhough they had only six picks. At first glance, I give them a letter Grade of “B”.

In a deep draft at cornerback, with an acute need, the Bolts went and got a starter, Jason Verrett from TCU. A fireplug at 5-9, a hitter, an athlete with a 33-inch vertical jump, a fluid player with amazing speed. Is he small yes, but remember, Shareece Wright and Marcus Gilchrist on the other side bring size. Verrett might be the fastest corner the Bolts have drafted since Gil Byrd.
He plays, he likely starts immediately. Some think he is as athletic as Daryll Green-the Redskins icon.

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Pride of the Yankees-the Disgraced Yankee

Posted by on April 24th, 2014  •  0 Comments  • 

A-Rod, A-Roid, A-Fraud, A-Gone.

Alex Rodriguez’s baseball card will tell you about his career stats, .299-batting average, 654HRs, 14-time All Star, 3-time MVP, World Series rings. His baseball legacy will be about his drama, his lies, his scandals, his lawsuits and now his baseball exile. He will be like you and me, watching games on TV, suspended for the entire 2014-Yankees season and the postseason. At age 38, coming off hip issues and credibility problems, he may never play again.

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