Self-absorbed pro athlete du jour

Pro baller Carmelo Anthony congratulated himself Saturday for dealing with distractions he created after turning down a $64.7 million contract extension. “I think it takes a strong-willed person, a strong-minded person, to deal with the stuff that I deal with and still go out there and go to work every day and perform on a […]

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Slamming Michael Jordan

Charles Pierce goes where few sportswriters dare in an article comparing LeBron James to MJ: Jordan wrote the book on how to become a wildly popular and successful athlete without demonstrating even the sliver of a public conscience. More to the point, he created a new template for risk-free stardom, whereby involvement in the unruly […]

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Zinged by Duane

He knows me so well: You are still mad that you couldn’t be head cheerleader, aren’t you? Well, I didn’t have a picnic in school either. The interesting thing is, by continually belittling me because of your hate for them, you are just joining the ranks of those that continually bullies those that are already […]

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