Tag Archives: Basketball

Let’s All Make Fun of Tom’s Brackets (2017 Edition)

I don’t know anything about college basketball. But I accept that fact now. The turning point was hearing that Cal State Bakersfield finished in first place in the WAC this year.  Cal State Bakersfield?!?  The WAC?!? A hurried online search … Continue reading

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Let’s All Make Fun of Tom’s Brackets (2016 Edition)

I don’t even watch college basketball at this point. The closest I’ll get is taking in the competitive portion of a Richmond / VCU game.  Beyond checking a Spider box score now and then, or watching some amazing buzzer-beater that … Continue reading

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Adam Silver’s Mistake

With the Donald Sterling saga now more-or-less concluded (at least the portion that won’t take place inside of a courtroom), I was thinking about NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s press conference on Tuesday afternoon. There was simply too much momentum against … Continue reading

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Let’s All Make Fun of Tom’s Brackets (2013 Edition)

Part of the aging process (I won’t go as far as to say “maturing”) for me has been letting some of my sports fandom fall by the wayside.  I’m down to about two sports now: MLB and the NFL.  However, … Continue reading

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The Axis of Ego Podcast: Ryan Walton

Friend and former colleague Ryan Walton stops by to talk with Tom about several topics (after a few self-congratulatory minutes of back-patting over fantasy football dominance).  Subjects of discussion included some reflection on the 2012 election, the current state of … Continue reading

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Richmond’s First Sweet Sixteen

Those who follow University of Richmond basketball* will recall this memorable year for a number of reasons. Well, two, primarily. The team had perhaps the best season in school history, and certainly one of the three best, finishing 29-8 with … Continue reading

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NBA Scouts: “White College Basketball Star’s Whiteness Looks Pretty White From Here!”

I happened to peruse a New York Times article about Jimmer Fredette’s prospects as a professional basketball player this week.  I don’t normally read much sports coverage from the NYT, so twice in one week is noteworthy. In this case, the … Continue reading

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Even the Color Commentator Thinks the Sixers Are Dull

From the narcolepsy department* comes this gem: Sixers color man Eric Snow suddenly falls asleep during a broadcast from a few weeks back.  It happens over a minute into this clip, and most bizarre is the fact that he’s totally … Continue reading

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Let’s All Make Fun of Tom’s Brackets

Don’t worry.  Baseball preview season is almost over, which means that we’ll be back to normal soon enough (and, hopefully, I will be able to go to bed before 4:00 AM every night-slash-morning).   In the meantime, enjoy this look … Continue reading

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At Long Last: A Podcast

Those of you who have waited patiently for the two whole weeks that this site has been in existence must wait no longer: We’re created our first podcast.  In today’s edition, Tom and Mike talk about a wide variety of … Continue reading

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