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Kobe Bryant’s return to the court was announced in a video of a jersey swaying in the wind, impervious to different types of precipitation and strong winds. I suppose he couldn’t use “I’m Back” because that’s probably trademarked by the Michael Jordan juggernaut. But, the folks behind the Lakers (and Kobe’s camp itself) in marketing […]

In the end, does it matter? The Twitterverse was buzzing on Sunday as the sporting world awaited the “results” of the 2012-13 NBA MVP balloting. There was no drama. The games had already been played, so the coronation was the only thing awaiting the well-rested LeBron James. Truly, there could not have been a less […]

I have been a collector of sports memorabilia since I was a boy. I used to collect and trade sports cards and chase down autographs at the ballpark. I have owned various autographed baseballs, footballs, hockey sticks, pucks, mini-helmets, jerseys, schedules, yearbooks, programs and every type of Game-Used card known to man. I have never […]

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock or just avoided all forms of sports-related media yesterday, you’ve heard the flare-up between Jim Rome and David Stern. In summary: 1. Rome asked the commissioner point-blank about New Orleans winning the draft lottery. 2. Stern then denigrated Rome’s character and career. The way Rome asked the question […]

This is a segment from CBS in Dallas from Wednesday night. In addition to chronicling the series and giving you a couple quick hits from Dallas players, there’s a shot of Dwyane Wade and LeBron James faking a cough. “Did you hear that?” Wade asks. Sure, James posted a triple-double on Thursday night. He came […]

Can we let it go already? I understand that people are going to keep asking the questions. I recognize their need to get a soundbyte out there and lay the verbal smackdown on “the decision.” In the past week, Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and countless other NBA legends have lined up to make their sentiments […]