Neil Best leaves no stone unturned in the world of sports media.
Chris "Mad Dog" Russo is not fond of the NBA All-Star Game.
"Anything has to be better than the NBA All-Star Game," Russo said with the first 11 words of this soundbyte from Tuesday's "Mad Dog Unleashed" on SiriusXM Radio.
He continued by bashing the lack of defense and the attendance, and the inclusion of bands at halftime.
"The NBA [All-Star] game is a no-watch," he said. "You...Read more »
Got a few million bucks laying around -- for the down payment, that is -- for some sports memorabilia?
How about Michael Jordan's home in Highland Park, Ill. It's 56,000 square feet with an infinity pool, PGA-style putting green, a whole bunch of other impressive displays of wealth and, yes, a basketball complex. (Hint: it's not a hoop in the driveway.)
The auction begins Nov. 22, 2013....Read more »
When people discuss the musical chairs on the set of ESPN’s “NBA Countdown,’’ they often frame the matter in terms of the show's so-far futile quest to match the success of TNT’s “Inside the NBA.’’
But Charles Barkley, the star of “Inside the NBA,’’ does not see it that way.
“I don’t look at us as in competition with those guys,’’ the TNT analyst said Monday during a luncheon to preview...Read more »
TNT tips off its NBA coverage Tuesday when the stars of its popular studio show appear live event at Flatiron Plaza in New York, which should be fun, especially when Charles Barkley says something negative about the Knicks.
ESPN, meanwhile, continues its search in the TV wilderness for a formula that can challenge its friends at Turner.
The network’s latest move was adding Sage Steele...Read more »
"Swoopes," the latest in ESPN's "Nine for IX" summer documentary series, premieres at 8 p.m. Tuesday, and is well worth your time.
Director Hannah Storm - yes, that Hannah Storm! - takes a look at the NCAA champ, Olympic champ and WNBA champ who also was a pioneer in women's basketball marketing, complete with her own Nike shoe.
Speaking of which, Nike boss Phil Knight...Read more »