The Fascination of the Phenom

I picked on Yasiel Puig and Bryce Harper on my post about the All-Star Game. While the content of this post is meant to talk about sports media and the casual fan, it will entail breaking down Puig, Harper, and other like players in the process. If you read my last entry, I mentioned that guys like Puig and Harper had a lot of buzz because of sources like ESPN shoving their candidacy down everyone’s throats. While Puig did not make the team (despite ESPN’s best efforts), Harper did. Not only did Harper make the team, he was elected to … Continue reading The Fascination of the Phenom

Dwight Howard is a child

I guess we will just dive right in. Dwight Howard has found himself in the headlines seemingly every two weeks since his fallout with former coach Stan Van Gundy back in Orlando. Despite having played for two different teams and four head coaches in the last two years, the media’s mantra for him remains the same: “Will he stay, or will he go?” Howard is a great basketball player, no doubt. He is one of few legitimate big man centers currently in the league that plays the position the way it is played best. His value is apparent to many clubs … Continue reading Dwight Howard is a child