Sports Explained: NBA All-Star Saturday Night

Sprite Slam Dunk Competition

From humble beginnings to Mt. Olympus, Wai Sallas takes us through a time warp. From Dr. J to The Beard, Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night!

This Fool’s in Love (with The Boston Celtics)


Chris Parisi has experienced all the ups and downs, the heart ache and redemption, the pain and exhilaration of love. The object of his affection? The Boston Celtics.

Let’s Get Out There and Win This One For Our Kids


With the onslaught of negative sports stories in the press recently, JP Pelosi wonders what the impact will be on his son’s future fandom.

The Unraveling of Our Fandom: Sports and Cheating


JP Pelosi wonders whether his admiration of professional athletes may have been misplaced all along.

Thank You, Kareem


Liam Day remembers why he admired Kareem Abdul-Jabbar so much when he was growing up.

Why You Are Wrong to Hate Lebron

Lebron James (Source: AP)

Critics say he’s not tough enough. Clevelanders hate him because he left. They’re wrong.

Big Shots: When Pros Get Egos

Magic Johnson and Larry Bird art on a t-shirt

JP Pelosi, a child of the Magic-Bird years, wonders where all the good sports role models have gone.

Funktionslust: What The Hell Is It?


Prompted by the death of NBA player Dwayne Schintzius, Liam Day looks back on his own life and wonders if could ever have been as bold as the man in the mullet.

You Can’t Check Me


Yago Colás plays a ton of pickup basketball, but he can’t quite figure out why he never talks trash.

Michael Ray Richardson Talks to Good Sports

Michael Ray Richardson Action Portrait

We caught up with the former All-Star to talk about Larry Bird, his struggles, and the corruption that is the Premier Basketball League.