Derrick Rose’s career night makes the basketball world smile

The unfortunate turn that Derrick Rose’s career has taken has been well documented. Whether you are a fan of Rose or a fan of basketball, it has been near painful at times to watch the struggles of the former MVP. It seemed that the basketball world was on the verge seeing a potential Hall of Fame career, a la Penny Hardaway, and until this year, Grant Hill, diverted due to injury. His time in New York produced decent numbers 18.0 ppg and 4.4 apg) but not the type of impact…

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Derrick Rose questioning his future in the NBA?

As a fan of DRose I was a bit saddened to hear that he was taking time off to evaluate his basketball future, as,selfishly, as I am in no hurry to see Rose’s NBA journey come to a premature conclusion. However I am more a fan of Derrick Rose the man and if that is what he needs to do in order find happiness, I am in total support of it.   As I perused the various sports outlets that covered this topic, what I found particularly disturbing was some…

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Joe Mixon: Another Case of Biased Media Reporting

Unprovoked violence against anyone, regardless of sex, is wrong. No one has the right to put their hands on another person in an aggressive fashion. The recent footage that was released (somehow I find the timing odd to say the least) of the altercation University of Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon had with fellow student Amelia Molitor is very telling. Terming the media’s, and particularly the sports media’s, coverage of this story as irresponsible would be giving them an underserved courtesy.  Every news outlet leads with some variation of Mixon…

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