With Kevin Garnett dressed to the nines the reigning champs struggled to survive the first round before bowing from the post-season.
Take your pick with which aspect of their team gets the honor. Maybe the pitching staff, which held the Red Sox without a run for 31 innings gets the POTW.
Time for someone to pick a topic and get us started.
Two seasons ago the Chicago Bulls seemed ready to make a run at the Eastern Conference crown. Third-year coach, Scott Skiles (he took over during the 03-04campaign) guided the Bulls to their first playoff series win in nine seasons. Led by young guns Ben Gordon, Luol Deng, and Kirk Hinrich the Baby Bulls swept the reigning champs, Miami, before falling to Detroit 4-2 in a hard-fought series.
Jacoby Ellsbury grabs my POTW. The Red Sox centerfielder provided a spark that the slumbering Sox needed. Ellsbury went 14-32 for the week with 12 runs scored, 4 RBI, and 4 stolen bases including a home run, and 2 triples to go with 5 base on balls. To top it off, the native of Madras, […]
It’s no surprise that when one looks worldwide for the game of soccer, no amount of inclement weather or debilitating playing surfaces can keep the beautiful game from engaging a community, nation or continent.
The Sporting News recently released a list of the 50 greatest coaches of all-time, as selected by a panel of Hall of Famers, championship coaches and other experts.
By now, it’s pretty much old news that the New York Times reports that David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez were on the list
On the whole, the Ivy League can still compete with the nation’s best teams, but probably not on a consistently high level. It’s been over a decade since one of the Ancient Eight have won a first round tournament game.
I thought of perhaps the greatest backcourt in Ivy League history, the University of Pennsylvania’s Jerome Allen and Matt Maloney. NBA fans remember Matt Maloney more than Allen because of his performances with the Houston Rockets in the late-1990s where he started all 82 games his rookie year.