Basketball Books

Lately, I've been reading lots of basketball books--not really on purpose, there just happen to be so many great ones out there right now. Seems like some authors who play ball are also excellent writers! Here are four to check out. The Crossover Josh is having a hard time: his dad is having mysterious health…
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The 2018 World Cup is Here

  2018 FIFA World Cup Begins This Thursday in Russia The Super Bowl may be arguably the biggest American television event, but nothing compares to the global zeitgeist domination of the FIFA World Cup. Played every four years, the World Cup brings the best soccer (or football if you live pretty much anywhere but here…
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The NBA Offseason Arms Race

This has got to be one of the most exciting offseasons the NBA has ever seen. The idea of building a "superteam" is not only an obvious desire these days, but if your team is in the NBA's Western Conference, then it might be a necessity if you are trying to sell overpriced t-shirts with…
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Hockey is Back!

Summer has ended which means pucks are ready to drop for the 2017-2018 NHL Season.   The San Jose Sharks fared relatively well in the preseason with a 4-2 record while making some player changes that will hopefully rejuvenate their aging squad. With veteran Marleau leaving the Sharks after an impressive 19 years and signing…
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Let the Madness Begin!

“Did I Ever Mention I'm From Kentucky?” There are only two times a year I can drop Kentucky into casual conversation without directly referring to my pilgrimage from Kentucky to California. One is to tell stories of what Louisville, KY (my hometown) is like during Derby time. The other is in March where I become…
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MLB’s Dog Days of Summer

Happy August, everyone! Summer is halfway through, Target already has their Halloween section up and Major League Baseball’s trade deadline is officially in our rear-view mirror. At this point of the grueling 162-game season, baseball nerds alike can now make an educated assumption of which teams have a fighting chance at the postseason and which teams are now…
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Muhammad Ali Remembered

The world lost a legend on June 3, 2016. The former world heavyweight champion, Muhammad Ali, died at the age of 74. His Life Born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr on January 17, 1942 Ali is known as "The Greatest," as he himself proclaimed. Muhammad Ali won his first world heavyweight championship against Sonny Liston in…
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