Links of the Day 6/20/14

Various front pages from the UK after Uruguay defeats England- including one from The Sun that features Wayne Rooney’s son crying. The life and death of former Timberwolf Eddie Griffin. The University of Miami women’s basketball team is recruiting a 9-year-old. SCOREBOARD MLB Minnesota 4, Chicago 2 – A strong major league debut for 30-year-old Yohan Pino.
Via The Rhino and Compass
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Raising a fist for the solid ‘Undercover Brother’ ☆

Earlier this month, John Ridley won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, celebrating his work on 12 Years a Slave (which also won Best Picture). During his acceptance speech, I was kind of hoping that Ridley would make some acknowledgement, any sort of nod toward a movie he wrote 12 years ago: Undercover Brother. I realize that was hoping for too much. After winning the...
Via The AP Party
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

EP111: NBA Unplugged - Biggest Off Court Stories

I don't think it is possible to top last week's episode, which featured three professional basketball players (Isaiah Canaan, Ryan Allen and Jackie Carmichael).  However, it's still summer time so you know what that means, a fun filled podcast about the past. We break down the biggest off court stories in the NBA within an hour.  Anything from the Malace at the...
Via TheProBasketballTalk
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Seton Hall hires former Rutgers coach Fred Hill

Former Rutgers basketball coach Fred Hill has taken a job as an assistant again at Seton Hall. Pirates coach Kevin Willard made the announcement on Wednesday. When Hill was on Tommy Amaker's staff from 1998-2001, Seton Hall was recognized for having the nation's top recruiting classes. Hill spent the past two years as an assistant at Northwestern. He was fired by Rutgers...
Via AP on Fox
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

POTD TWO PACK: Durant on Hill & Griffin on Duncan

Good afternoon, slam dunk enthusiasts!  I was unable to get around to the Poster of the Day on Saturday, so today I will give to you a double dose of in-your-face action!  Think you can handle that?  If so, proceed. Firstly, Kevin Durant on Jordan Hill.  This dunk came during Friday night’s free-throw fest, just moments after Hill had stamped another KD stuff attempt return...
Via NBA 24/7 365
May 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Furniture Footballers – Football’s All-Furniture XI

Furniture Footballers – Football’s All-Furniture XI - originally posted on Soccerlens.comFurniture Footballers? Soccerlens.com senior writer Eddie Griffin looks at football names that sound like your average household furniture. One could fill a book or three on all of the reasons to love sports, but one of the greatest things about sports, from baseball to football, to the other...
Via Soccerlens
February 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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