Will Eating Decades-Old Athlete Candy Bars Kill You? A Taste Test

"You're not going to eat it, are you?" the eBay seller asked, after we had completed our purchase. "People have been asking me if they can eat it, and that's probably not a good idea." » 2/14/13 3:40pm 2/14/13 3:40pm

This Makes Too Much Terrible Sense: Isiah Thomas Is Up For A Studio Gig…

Is ESPN just trolling us? Phil Mushnick reported in The New York Post last week that Isiah Thomas is a "candidate for a studio position with ESPN," and a spokesman confirmed with USA Today that he had an audition. » 10/02/12 11:51am 10/02/12 11:51am

Knicks Fans Nearing Long-Awaited Reunion With Former Point Guard Isiah…

In the 2007-2008 season, Bill Belichick won 18 games and was hailed as a genius. In the same year, Isiah Thomas won 23 games. He was fired. The Knicks have made a lot of mistakes in the last decade, but letting Thomas go was surely the most egregious. He was canned just days after leading the Knicks to one of the 58… » 9/10/12 5:00pm 9/10/12 5:00pm

Rick Pitino's Son To Take Over For Isiah Thomas At FIU

According to Andy Katz, Rick Pitino is reporting that his son will take over the reins at Florida International as they move on from the Isiah Thomas era. Richard Pitino is 29 and has coached with his father and Billy Donovan among others. He was most recently an assistant on this year's Louisville team. » 4/15/12 6:29pm 4/15/12 6:29pm

FIU Survives The Isiah Thomas Era

Florida International fired Isiah Thomas as head coach today, after three seasons in which the Golden Panthers won 7, 11, and 8 games. On the bright side, there have been no major lawsuits or violations. They have not become the laughingstock of college hoops. The program still exists. I would call that an… » 4/06/12 3:05pm 4/06/12 3:05pm

How Would Isiah Thomas Solve The Lockout? He's Glad You Asked

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Isiah, who's driven into the ground everything he's ever touched, has advice for both owner and player. » 10/24/11 4:15pm 10/24/11 4:15pm

Wachovia Chasing Stephon Marbury For $16 Million Loan Starbury, Inc.…

Tipster Kevin alerts us to an ongoing case in Montgomery County, Ohio, in which an affiliate of Wachovia/Wells Fargo is suing a familiar name—defendant Stephon X. Marbury. » 7/31/11 11:00am 7/31/11 11:00am

Now Detroit Also Wants To Hire Isiah Thomas

Yes, the story's from Chris Broussard, so we should take it with a Dead Sea's worth of salt, but it looks like things might get a whole lot worse for the poor folks of Detroit. » 6/08/11 1:25pm 6/08/11 1:25pm

Hide The Sharp Objects: Isiah Thomas Talks The Knicks Job

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Isiah sits down with Stephen A. Smith. Christ. » 6/06/11 5:55pm 6/06/11 5:55pm

Donnie Walsh Out As Knicks Prez, Fans Begin Zeke Freakout

If you are a Knicks fan who flew into a panic earlier this year while reading about Isiah Thomas's secret influence on the team's operations, then this news is bad for you and your vital organs. Walsh is stepping down at month's end, after three years in charge, owner James Dolan tells the media. » 6/03/11 11:50am 6/03/11 11:50am

Dennis Rodman Recognizes The Importance Of Family

Your morning roundup for April 2, the day that the color starts returning to the knuckles of passengers and crew on Southwest Flight 812, the plane with a three-foot hole in its side. » 4/02/11 9:15am 4/02/11 9:15am

Lament Of The Knicks Fan Living Under The Specter Of Isiah

We see the masses in Tunisia, in Egypt, in Libya, and we rejoice. We rejoice for the rare illustration of that most deeply held human belief — that the people must not be subject to the leadership they do not choose. We rejoice, and yet we are conflicted, because we feel ground under a similar despotic heel, with no… » 2/21/11 1:20pm 2/21/11 1:20pm

A Throwback To A Day When NBA Players Didn't Try To Be Any Good At…

Here we have: Magic Johnson, Isiah Thomas, Kevin McHale, Mark Aguirre, Bernard King, and Larry Bird, all reveling in the 1985 Converse "Monster" and their very mediocre and off-beat one-line boasts. How times have changed. [So What?] » 2/02/11 6:30pm 2/02/11 6:30pm

Isiah Thomas Is Still Delusional

On his sexual harassment lawsuit: ''[E]veryone else was found liable for contributing to a hostile work environment. I wasn't ordered to pay anything.'' [Sun-Times] » 11/22/10 1:45pm 11/22/10 1:45pm

John Salley Story Corner: Down And Out In Toronto With Isiah Thomas And…

Every week, John Salley, onetime Bad Boy and currently the arachnoid half of the Spider and the Henchman podcast, will regale us with an amusing and occasionally salacious story from his playing days. Today: Toronto's weird effect on NBA players. » 10/09/10 11:00am 10/09/10 11:00am

Hey, Let's Check in with Isiah Thomas!

Rejected Knicks "consultant" Isiah Thomas checked out James Blake's straight-set U.S. Open loss to Novak Djokovic last night. He also took a moment to talk LeBron with a pair of reporters. Highlights: » 9/05/10 1:15pm 9/05/10 1:15pm

John Salley Story Corner: Sexual Healing In Atlanta, And An…

Every week, John Salley, onetime Bad Boy and currently the arachnoid half of the Spider and the Henchman podcast, will regale us with an amusing and occasionally salacious story from his playing days. Today: Zeke is not pleased with Salley's rehab methods. » 9/03/10 4:00pm 9/03/10 4:00pm

Isiah Thomas Has Decided To Take His Talents Away From The Knicks

He says in a statement: "After speaking with Commissioner Stern and Knicks executives, it has become apparent that my new agreement violates certain NBA bylaws. Because of this, I have decided to rescind my contract with the team." [NYT] » 8/11/10 6:55pm 8/11/10 6:55pm