The Dark Side of Professional Cheerleading

By: Triana Gando The Me Too movement has taken the world by storm. Countless individuals and their allies have come together to spread awareness against sexual abuse. It has affected people in different industries such as entertainment, politics, and sports. One in particular is the cheerleaders and dancers for various professional sports leagues like the […]

This is Why You Can’t Play Daily Fantasy Sports in Nevada

DFS isn’t illegal in Nevada, but Nevadans still have no way to play… or do we? Written By Dominic Schatzan On October 15, 2015, the Nevada Gaming Control Board announced that all Daily Fantasy Sports were operating illegally in Nevada because they were not licensed to do so. Thousands of Nevadans were suddenly unable to […]

‘Tragic Magic’ Johnson? Los Angeles Lakers: Behind-The-Scenes Look at the Resignation That Shocked the Basketball World for the NBA’s Lost Franchise

When the fun disappears from the magician.  Photo courtesy: Mark J. Terrill / AP By: Jonathan Eskin I almost fell to the floor. Magic Johnson departed my team — again. I remember this similar, sickening feeling, nearly 30 years ago. Dubbed, ‘The Announcement.’ I will never forget his statement at the press conference on Nov […]

Playoff Power Rankings: Elite Eight

By: Darrell Harris The Conference Semifinals are upon us, of what has been a truly unique NBA season. This year’s playoffs are in stark contrast to what the rest of the 2010s have resembled. The young Nuggets roster features just three players who have been in more than 8 playoff games. The Milwaukee Bucks ended […]

NBA … Going, Going, Global

By Darrell Harris Hard to believe as it is, there is still a strong contingent of basketball fans not yet abreast with Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks. Every season, NBA General Managers are given a poll asking who’s the one player they’d start a franchise with. The winner this year – no surprise, it […]

The Super Bowl Follow-Up: Dr. Jerry Buss Built The Real Dynasty

By: Jonathan Eskin   On the heels of arguably the most boring Super Bowl in its history, fueled by superb coaching and defensive performances, punts galore, couple that in with a disappointing halftime show and abysmal commercials. America was sleeping. In fact, so boring, that football fan LeBron James’ took to Twitter, in the middle […]

Anthony Davis is Worth Whatever It Takes – Here’s Why

By: Darrell Harris The eye test is an age-old measuring system used to analyze talent and potential. While the eye test is far from conclusive, first impressions are everything as they say. Michael Jordan possessed eye-popping athleticism to complement a killer competitive drive. Shaq was a mammoth of a man disguised in shorts and sneakers. […]