Author Archives: Roosevelt Hall

A tribute to Reggie Miller

Shooting guard Reggie Miller was a force for the Indiana Pacers for 18 seasons. During that time he filled up highlight reels with his clutch shooting, his most notable moments coming against the New York Knicks. Miller was a scoring … Continue reading

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Hakeem Olajuwon’s ‘Dream Shake’ lives on

Hakeem Olajuwon terrorized NBA opponents for 18 years with his patented “Dream Shake,” but it seems that NBA defenders didn’t see the last of Olajuwon’s series of low post fakes and counter-moves when he retired from the league after the … Continue reading

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Panthers’ WR Steve Smith not surprised so many players go broke

Carolina Panthers’ wide receiver Steve Smith just turned 33 earlier this month. Despite his age, Smith is still a very productive player and was signed to a three-year extension on Tuesday with a club-option for a fourth year. Smith hasn’t … Continue reading

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Seau’s death forces players to reflect on their own mortality

There are players in the league whose passion for football won’t be deterred even by the untimely death of a football great like Junior Seau. New York Giant Osi Umenyiora and Atlanta Falcon Roddy White say they expect to be … Continue reading

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The road will only get harder for Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods is the most prolific golfer of our day having won 14 majors so far in his career. At one point it was all but certain that he would surpass Jack Nicklaus’s record of 18 major wins but it … Continue reading

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What the media doesn’t understand about NFL concussion lawsuits

I don’t think the media is purposely painting ex-NFL players in a negative light when reporting about the concussion lawsuits that have been filed against the league but they aren’t going out of their way to show people the players’ … Continue reading

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The NFL sheds a tear for a class-act: Junior Seau

The tragedy of Junior Seau’s death hit the NFL hard as many players, coaches and executives grieved over the life of a man that everyone loved. No one wanted to speculate as to what really happened; there will be plenty … Continue reading

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Stern says injuries not related to schedule

Is he serious? Of course the schedule is to blame but it seems that David Stern will take any position he feels will put him in a favorable standing with the public. Now sure, the schedule may not be the … Continue reading

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Should college coaches have a say in student-athlete transfers?

One of the hot issues that came up this week was the story concerning the University of Wisconsin’s basketball coach Bo Ryan’s attempt to block redshirt freshman Jarrod Uthoff from transferring to another school.

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Barkley ads big success for Weight Watchers

Like any company that is looking to increase its market, Weight Watchers has been targeting a largely untapped category in the weight-loss game; men. I say largely untapped because neither one of their biggest competitors being Nutrisystem and Jenny Craig … Continue reading

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