This week Dwayne Alonzo “Pearl” Washington, a sensational guard at Syracuse and an 8.6 ppg three-year NBA pro died at the age of 52, of brain cancer. He was not even the most famous Pearl in NBA history, having inherited his smooth nickname by emulating his boyhood hero, Earl “The Pearl” Monroe. (Come to think of it,…
As an Ohio alumnus, I'm overly sensitive to fans & the media confusing my alma mater with that school in Columbus—or certain coaches who refer to the Buckeyes as "Ohio."
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: Hardaway minces words.
For mysterious reasons, the Heat purchased Hardaway's Miami mansion. Maybe not so mysterious: Hardaway's having problems with unpaid back taxes.
Fascinating interview yesterday with the beautifully thighed Tim Hardaway and his "old pal" Scoop Jackson. Say what you will about Jackson, but this is one of those times when his friendliness with athletes works to his advantage; it's a wide-ranging, full-access interview that doesn't tip-toe around Hardaway, despite…
Look, according to union rules, technicians in the ESPN video truck get one 15-minute coffee break every two hours. So if you're the director, sometimes you need to delegate. "Go ahead and choose which section of the crowd to pan, Buzz. I'm finishing my danish." Or, you know, perhaps every fifth person in the Kentucky…
You might have seen this already, but this clip from the "Jimmy Kimmel Show" — which, surprisingly, is rumored to have been in trouble of late — dips a bung into the brain of Tim Hardaway and pretty much captures is deepest, darkest,
most desirable fears. Plus, it's Takei.
Tim Hardaway might not enjoy gay people, but I really think it could give us all a chance to heal if gay people had a chance to enjoy Tim Hardaway. And since there's already footage available on YouTube that might facilitate this healing process... I feel morally obligated to bring it to you.
We've been browsing around for reaction to the Tim Hardaway comments from Wednesday, and the first thing that struck us is the absence of same from a lot of the NBA blogs. We're not sure why. A few, however, are speaking out. Here's a sample.
Yesterday, "Jim Rome Is Burning" showed the famous clip of Tim Hardaway throwing a television monitor onto the court. Our special investigative skills of video editing have uncovered why drew his ire. We should have all seen this coming back then.
With all the fun we're having Tim Hardaway today, a reader writes in and blames ESPN for the whole thing:
OK, so here's what we want to happen today: Every half hour, we want someone to call Tim Hardaway to ask him about his comments about hating gay people. You can ask him the same question every time, every half hour. It'll be great, because he'll find a way to dig himself an even deeper hole each time. This is from a…