For the second consecutive season, the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs will square off in the NBA Finals. For the fourth consecutive season, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have led the crew from South Beach to the precipice of NBA glory.
As the stage is set for what should be a phenomenal championship bout, some fans have chosen to look at the NBA with urine-colored glasses.
Big trades almost never happen in the NFL – especially in the middle of the season. So when Cleveland and Indianapolis made a deal involving 2012’s No. 3 overall pick last week, the national fallout was probably much larger than it should have been.
In 2011, I penned an article begging the NCAA to pay college athletes. My thesis was simple: under the current set of rules, many athletes were being exploited by the NCAA and its system. Therefore, the NCAA should pay its college athletes more in order to stop the unfair exploitation of 19 and 20 year-old kids.
This Sunday, America’s most famous race track will hold its annual NASCAR race in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ironically, it’s no longer called “The Brickyard 400.” Instead, the Samuel Deeds 400 at the Brickyard will commence Sunday afternoon, confusing both hardcore NASCAR fans and casual observers alike.
So what is the best basketball job in America? Jon Washburn goes in depth to break it down and come up with the answer.