Neil Best leaves no stone unturned in the world of sports media.
TORONTO -- Jack Armstrong grew up in Brooklyn, attended Nazareth High School there and still retains the unmistakable sound of his home borough in his raspy, former coach’s voice.
But Saturday, the Fordham alumnus and former Niagara coach played an important role in getting Canadians riled up about the officiating in Game 1 of the Raptors’ series against the Nets.
During the telecast...Read more »
NBA TV analyst Isiah Thomas, who used to be the Knicks' president and still is a friend of James Dolan, the Garden's executive chairman, weighed in on Tuesday night's pregame show regarding the team's new grand basketball poobah:
“I think Jim [Dolan] definitely will give him the reins. He will give him the reins in terms of running the organization, running the basketball operations. I also...Read more »
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 »