Tag Archive: basketball



Everybody knows Jesse Jackson, right? Outspoken civil rights activist known for his excessive use of the race card? Normally the two of us don’t see eye to eye–I don’t really buy into his sensationalist agenda, and I think he’ll say whatever he thinks will get him the most attention, whether it’s good or bad. But for once–and I never thought I’d say this–I think he’s got a point.

Continue reading

Advertisements

All right, I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t follow basketball. Nothing against people who do, it’s just not my cup of tea. So to say that I didn’t get caught up in the hype surrounding LeBron James and his decision to sign with the Miami Heat would be an understatement. But from the way everyone’s been talking, apparently this is some kind of an earth-shattering decision, so I guess I’ll throw my 2 cents in.

I may tick some basketball fans off here, but I really don’t see what all the fuss is about. One player became a free agent, and made a decision to change teams. It happens all the time in the sports world, and the entire universe doesn’t come to a standstill every time a free agent signs with a different team. Yes, I understand that he’s an amazing basketball player, and that he’s one of, if not the best player in the game right now. But I just don’t understand everyone worshiping the man like he’s some sort of a basketball god. He’s just a player, and this is a team sport.

Continue reading