Jun 22, 2017; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Frank Ntilikina of France is introduced by NBA commissioner Adam Silver as the number eight overall pick to the New York Knicks in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Knicks Draft Grades 2017

By Liam Beatus Two years ago, when the Knicks made their last top 10 pick, I was highly critical of Phil Jackson’s first attempt as executive in the NBA Draft. Porzingis was a raw, European talent that not many had &hell...
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A World Without Refs?

By Jonathan Miller  Ever since the final 0.3 seconds of Kentucky’s season expired, tongues have been tattering across the Commonwealth about BBN’s newest anti-celebrity, 2017’s Christian Laettner: referee John Higgins. F...
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End UNC’s Mockery of College Sport

 By Jonathan Miller There was something special about yesterday afternoon’s Elite Eight matchup between the University of Kentucky Wildcats and the University of North Carolina Tar Heels. Arguably, the two best remaining...
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No No North Carolina

By Jonathan Miller For much of my Kentucky youth, our North Carolina neighbors had our number. On the hardwood, between Goose’s Greatest Game and Rick’s Resurrection, the Wildcats struggled mightily: from Joe B.’s imposs...
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Would You Play?

Stanford RB Christian McCaffery By Jonathan Miller You’re a college football phenom. After helping lead your team to a solid winning season — short of the championship playoffs, but entry into a prominent, albeit absurdl...
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Sports and Our Not-So-Secret Identities

By Jonathan Miller From dodging politics over the turkey table, to a looming recount and counterpunch, to the death of one more Kentucky legend, this Thanksgiving weekend was poised to be yet another low moment in our an...
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Lebron’s Witnesses

By Terry Williams When he first knocked on the windows of our souls, he amazed us: a teenaged phenom who graced the pages of Sports Illustrated. From humble beginnings to accepting gifts *(clears throat)* money for his t...
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World Series: Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland Indians

By Chris Barnes Harry Caray, the legendary Cubs broadcaster, just rolled over in his grave, and screamed, “The Cubs Win. The Cubs win.” And Bob Uecker has been resting his Cleveland Indian’s raspy vocal cords to yell, “H...