Man, time sure does fly.
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Man, time sure does fly.
It's no longer just official, it's official like Dick Bavetta with a whistle.
Good morning from Arlington, Texas, home of the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers, neither of whom I am here to see.
One day someone will make some inspirational documentary or 30 for 30 special about the six months in which the streets took back basketball.
Perhaps I was a bit too bold a few weeks ago, declaring the NBA season dead, because as I had pointed out on quite a few occasions, the players were going to eventually become desperate enough to take whatever they could get.
For all practical purposes, we will no longer be doing <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/nba-lockout">"NBA Lockout Reports."</a> It is with no regret that we inform you that the players and owners have reached <a href="http://eye-on-basketball.blogs.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/entry/22748484/33504562">a "tentative" agreement</a>, after a Friday meeting crossed over into the waning hours of early Saturday morning.
Ron Artest, AKA Metta World Peace, is by all accounts - and I’m using a technical medical term here - out of his f*cking mind.
<a href="http://larrybrownsports.com/basketball/lockout-hurting-new-york-escort-service-business/100215">LBS:</a> "A CNBC report that was published on Monday <a href="http://www.cnbc.com/id/45386959">detailed some of the struggles</a> that small businesses have faced because of the cancellation of NBA games.
<a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wizards-insider/post/president-obama-to-host-exhibition-game-in-washington/2011/11/18/gIQAf4U4ZN_blog.html">Washington Post:</a> "President Obama hasn’t hid his desire for the NBA lockout to end, but he is taking advantage of the league’s work stoppage by luring some of the game’s top stars to participate in a fundraising game on Dec.
What's better than NBA players trying to pursue rap careers.
Whooo Lawd, it's been awhile since I said anything about Tinsley's golden child, LeBron James.
Links NBC ‘Fixes’ Schedule by Removing ‘Community’ - I can't wait for them to cancel 'Parks and Recreation' to replace it with something stupid about a single woman in the big city trying to balance a relationship and a career.
Remember when I said about a month ago we <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/10/nba-labor-talks-fail-season-could-be-cancelled">hit rock bottom</a> with the NBA lockout.
David Stern hasn't confirmed it publicly, but every every NBA fan's nightmare appears to be fully realized.
I guess the yelling GOAAAAAAAAAL thing is the best part of being a soccer announcer, but I feel like if I watched a guy try to jump into the stands and end up trapped in a field-side bush I'd stop screaming for a second and say something about it.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/delonte-west">Delonte West</a> is a leader, not a follower.
Links Australia Is Getting DC Comics License Plates.
On a day when sports news is dominated by child molestation, I'd like to lighten the mood a little by presenting two sports guys who can't stop calling people names on the Internet.