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Little bit of a delay here but that’s just because we were so shocked at how bitter this year’s Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament was to our brackets. Brett inches closer to the lead after 2 rounds but unfortunately … Continue reading →
“Players win games, coaches lose games.” It’s an age-old saying in sports that the players get the credit for a win, while the coach or manager seems to always get the blame when things go awry and the team loses. … Continue reading →
The first round of NCAA Tournament games are in the books and its time to see how damaged our brackets are. The nation’s preeminent conference, The Big East, had a rough round; losing four teams - Villanova, St. John’s, Louisville and … Continue reading →
Shaquille “Big Diesel” O’Neal Following his outstanding college career at Louisiana State University, Shaquille O’Neal was drafted 1st overall by the Orlando Magic in the 1992 NBA Draft. He quickly became one of the top centers in the league, and … Continue reading →
In 1957, New York lost two of its three major league baseball teams when the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants relocated west to Los Angeles and San Francisco, respectively. In 1962, the National League expanded, adding the New York … Continue reading →
Since filling out an NCAA bracket goes hand-in-hand with the actual tournment, we here at The Deliberation Room are going head-to-head in this year’s tournament. The losing bracket will have to wear a shirt representing the team we each hate … Continue reading →
Charles Barkley - Never Afraid To Speak His Mind Charles Barkley, nicknamed ‘Sir’ Charles and ‘The Round Mound of Rebound’ was the 5th overall selection out of Auburn by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1984 NBA Draft. Barkley … Continue reading →
Countdown: Best Touchdown Celebrations
Posted on March 10, 2011 by Anthony Cillis, J.D.
Touchdowns are an exciting part of the game of football. So are the celebrations that sometime accompany them. Some are zany, some are silly and some revolutionalize how celebrating is done. Here is a look at the best touchdown celebrations … Continue reading →
NCAA Sanctions: The Fall of the Trojan Empire?
Posted on March 9, 2011 by Anthony Cillis, J.D.
In June of 2010 the NCAA concluded a nearly 4 year investigation into allegations that star athletes at the University of Southern California had violated numerous NCAA rules. The investigation concluded that Heisman Trophy winner Reggie Bush, among other members … Continue reading →
Say What?!?!? The Best of “The General” Bob Knight
Posted on March 7, 2011 by Anthony Cillis, J.D.
Nicknamed “The General”, Bobby Knight has won more Division I basketball games, 902 to be exact, than any other head coach. Knight coached the Indiana University Hoosiers from 1971 until 2000, where he won three NCAA championships, eleven Big Ten Conference championships … Continue reading →
Film Room: Most Badass Characters in Sports Movie History (Part I)
Posted on March 6, 2011 by Anthony Cillis, J.D.
What is a badass? Though it is a widely used term, it is relatively unknown. Typically, the term is most often associated with a particular person rather than an actual definition. In fact, a badass can best be defined as … Continue reading →
Failure to Abide by the Honor Code: BYU’s Brandon Davies Dismissed From Basketball Team
Posted on March 4, 2011 by Anthony Cillis, J.D.
The #3-ranked team in College Basketball took a devastating hit to their NCAA Tournament hopes this past week. Brigham Young has lost star Sophomore center Brandon Davies for the season. No, not to a season-ending injury and not even for … Continue reading →
Toss Up: 2001 Miami Hurricanes vs. 2001 Carolina Panthers
Posted on March 2, 2011 by Anthony Cillis, J.D.
It has always been a fun and compelling debate over whether the best team in college football one year, could beat the worst NFL team from that same year. I have always adamantly believed that regardless of how good a … Continue reading →
Say What?!?!? The Best of “Iron” Mike Tyson
Posted on March 1, 2011 by Anthony Cillis, J.D.
Mike Tyson, arguably one of the most ferocious boxers in history, was known for his speed and raw power inside the ring. While his devastating knockouts earned him the nicknames “Iron Mike” and “The Baddest Man on The Planet,” his … Continue reading →
Countdown: Best Looking Basketball Shoes
Posted on February 28, 2011 by Anthony Cillis, J.D.
Fashion is as much a part of sports as the games that are played. As such, basketball shoes have been admired and collected by both athletes and non-athletes alike. People have often lined up for hours outside their local Foot … Continue reading →
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