shaquille o'neal

Have Sports Beat Writers Lost Their Relevance?
With our ever increasing dependence and addiction to social media, beat writers are becoming less relevant with each day, tweet, and video blog.  I caution people not to confuse a great columnist or writer with a daily beat writer.  A talented columnist can still provide the insight and wi…
Star Power Back in NBA Finals
Any gen-xer (1964-1982) will tell you the 80s and 90s were the golden era of the NBA.  Things got so bleak in the 70s that the Finals were aired on a tape delay.  Like the deus ex machina from ancient Greek tragedies, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird came in from college to save the drug riddl…