Sports Column

Gilson’s Sports Guide: Rockets fans should temper their expectations this season

Gilson’s Sports Guide: Rockets fans should temper their expectations this season

The Houston Rockets made one of the biggest moves of the offseason when they sent Chris Paul and a few first-rounders to Oklahoma City in return for Russell Westbrook, reuniting him with former teammate James Harden in the Magnolia City.

DB’s Weekly Take: Sports media is in trouble and that makes me nervous

DB’s Weekly Take: Sports media is in trouble and that makes me nervous

The illustrious magazine Sports Illustrated, under its new ownership group that features TheMaven Inc. as its publisher, laid off a quarter of its staff in an attempt to “revitalize and strengthen the iconic magazine,” according to the official press release.  

Mav’s Way-Too-Early Predictions: 76ers height, new additions will lead them to NBA Finals

Mav’s Way-Too-Early Predictions: 76ers height, new additions will lead them to NBA Finals

As much as it pains me to say as a Boston Celtics fan, the Philadelphia 76ers are extremely well-positioned to win the Eastern Conference this season. So much so that I am putting my foot forth and declaring them my team to watch this upcoming NBA season. 

Column: Why the MLB needs to fix the baseball 

Column: Why the MLB needs to fix the baseball 

The home run is the most exciting play in baseball. Whether it’s leading off a game or walking one off, there’s nothing quite like watching a man and a 34+ oz bat drive a little, leather ball 400 feet in a split second. But in 2019, things are getting a bit ridiculous when it comes to the long ball. 

Column: The legacy of the 1999 championship team lives on

Column: The legacy of the 1999 championship team lives on

Khalid El-Amin’s iconic celebration after UConn beat Duke in the 1999 national championship game was completely spontaneous, but given how poetic it was, one could have easily been fooled. UConn had never once made it to the Final Four and lost in the NIT just two years prior.  

Column: LeBron versus?

Column: LeBron versus?

I don’t know if you’ve heard, but LeBron James is now a Los Angeles Laker. While he has brought his basketball talents to the Staples Center, he has brought his media entity, SpringHill Entertainment, to Hollywood as well. One of the projects they are purportedly going to take on at some point is the reincarnation, or sequel, to the Michael Jordan-Looney Tunes crossover “Space Jam.”

Column: That time of year again

Column: That time of year again

Well, we’re a week into October and a good portion into the 2018 college football season, so you all know what that means. It’s time for all the American teams who were overlooked and/or disrespected prior to the season to start popping up in the Top 25 and get their due, despite it being too late in the season for people to overcome the initial anchoring effect of their omission.