Breaking news normally doesn’t fall into our collective lap on Friday afternoons. It definitely doesn’t occur on the Friday of a long holiday weekend most years. Of course, it’s not every year that a free agent like Dwight Howard commands the attention of the media. Without a written statement or saying a word (or taking […]

This past week, the Stanley Cup Final concluded with a Blackhawks victory over the Bruins in Boston. The next big event on the sports calendar was the NBA Draft and with it, myriad questions about trades and free agency. And, of course, there was some drama regarding the No. 1 pick. The Cavaliers shocked the […]

It’s been a whirlwind week of updates in a sporting world that is normally quiet in late June. The Stanley Cup Final concluded on Monday night. The Blackhawks’ Game 6 win against the Bruins was about the only normal thing to occur. The hammer dropped on former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez in […]

“Inside The Swollen Dome” — Harmon’s Podcast — returns for Tuesday with a discussion of the NBA Draft Lottery, Super Bowl destinations, Vinny Del Negro’s firing and the coaching rumor mill, continuing woes in Los Angeles baseball and much, much more. Listen to internet radio with Swollen Dome on BlogTalkRadio

On Tuesday afternoon, the media horde descended upon the Los Angeles Lakers practice facility for the obligatory “exit interview” process. It’s that last team event of the season, spread over a couple days (free agent to be Antawn Jamison had surgery instead), before the players depart what will be a long offseason. Just envision the […]

I returned behind the microphone on Monday, fully prepared to discuss the final rounds of the NFL Draft and NBA Playoffs, when Jason Collins’ SI article was revealed. It’s the talk of the Twitterverse and sports radio/television nationwide. Take a listen. Listen to internet radio with Swollen Dome on Blog Talk Radio

While everyone was watching the implosion of the Lakers, the other occupants of STAPLES Center have put together an historic season. On Wednesday night, the Clippers routed the Suns to record a franchise-best 50th win. Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan are leading the Clippers into the playoffs and a battle for the No. […]

Earlier this week, the Lakers added the point guard they’d be seeking seemingly forever when the team orchestrated a deal to bring two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash to town. Snarky writers and would-be comedians on Twitter anxiously awaited a statement from David Stern that advised that the deal had been nixed by the league office. […]

Evidently, the dude in the stands forgot to hold up his four fingers … and Wednesday’s memo didn’t work The Heat built a seemingly insurmountable lead in Miami on Thursday night. The only question as the third quarter began was the margin of victory. Miami led by 24 points following a James dunk when things […]