This is a guest post by Robert Germaux. Robert and his wife live outside of Pittsburgh. After three decades as
Your Sweet 16 teams might not be cutting down the nets, but don’t cut up that bracket just yet. At All Sports Talk, we are determined to get you some more use out of your bracket.
Now that the NBA trade deadline has passed, your head is no doubt spinning. Players were traded back and forth like it was going out of style. As the dust settles on the 2011 NBA trade deadline, let’s take a look at some of the winners and losers this year.
New looks create a lot of buzz in the entertainment world. Cutting your hair, wearing something crazy, or bleaching your skin (like Sammy Sosa did) really equate to nothing more than attention getters. And since athletes and franchises are the “celebrities” of the sport’s world, you can bet that sports fans across the nation will turn their attention to any new looks that come down the pike.
We all make mistakes, but it is our responsibility as human beings to be responsible for those mistakes. If you have a drinking problem, take care of it, but don’t use your alcohol abuse as a shield for fending off accusations for your mistakes. Just say, I did it, I’m Sorry, I am fixing my life and move on.
Allen’s hot shooting in the first half created a comfortable distance between the Celtics and Lakers, the NBA’s two most recent champions. But it was Rondo’s consistent play in the second half that maintained that margin and allowed Boston to tie the series up before heading home for two more.
The Celtics got straight up embarrassed in game one. Kobe ran roughshod over the Celtics D which had been stalwart up until this point. Garnett got off to a slow start and Pierce, despite scoring 24 never looked comfortable. But tonight HAS to be different for Boston if they want to have a chance in this series.
Wooden’s legend and legacy will always be alive on the UCLA campus
This week’s Haterade theme is all about egos. Athletes have them, and that comes as no surprise. These grown men are paid millions of dollars to catch, dunk and hit balls all day long. Fans rave over them, request autographs, buy jerseys, and feed their need for attention and fame with every breath. So it comes as no surprise when these highly paid, Prima Donna’s start getting their egos hurt.