For what it’s worth

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Out of sheer curiosity, I spent more than an hour last week looking up how much tickets for Game 1 of the 2017 NBA Finals between Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers. To say I wasn’t surprised is accurate. With many seats priced north of $1,000, it should come as
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LeBron and the Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Finals

All Falls Down

Let’s not kid ourselves: this was always a two-horse race. And even then, only one steed looked anywhere near fit enough to win this one. Kevin Durant has a lot of people to thank for his current position — four games away from eternal glory on a team perhaps more
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Is it worth watching?

I was sitting on the couch with my dad and brother, taking part in the yearly tradition of avidly watching the NBA playoffs, when I was hit by a wave of deja vu. It was game five of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Celtics and the Cavaliers, and LeBron
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Time to kill the beanball

Deeply embedded in the culture of Major League Baseball is a series of “unwritten rules,” and based on the strict manner in which players adhere to these concepts, they very well may be scripture. A great deal of these unwritten rules are harmless and almost always obeyed purely as a
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A kick in the lotto balls

All Falls Down

On Dec. 9, 2011, the basketball world forever changed. Chris Paul, star point guard of the New Orleans Hornets, was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. All of a sudden, LA was ready for yet another title push. Paul would team up with Kobe Bryant, with rumors swirling that Dwight
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Pour One Out

In my years of listening to the rap of various genres, from the old school of Eric B. & Rakim and A Tribe Called Quest to the new school of Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar, I’ve stumbled upon dozens upon dozens of phrases and adlibs which have become so ubiquitous
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The Good, the Bad — damn, those shoes are Ugly

I’m assuming we all know about Lonzo Ball’s new shoes. The base pair sells for $495, and the super-deluxe edition will run you over a grand for kicks that look like they belong to an over-exuberant server at Applebee’s:

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