Old School, New School

They both love sports. And that's about all they agree on…

This Just In: Russell Westbrook Way Better Than Oscar Robertson!

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It seems to me whenever I hear a New School guy talking about NBA “greatness” (and by a New School guy, I’m not talking about the 20-somethings who’ve been recently contributing to this blog; I’m talking more about the even younger New School guys. Okay, actually, I’m really talking about Robby . . .), what […] [Read More]
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Congratulations UConn Fans . . . I’m an Idiot

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Congratulations Huskies fans! And congratulations Hank, for sticking with your team and being handsomely rewarded for it! Believe it or not, when it comes to March Madness, I actually share a similar philosophy to that of my Old School counterpart. The NCAA Tournament is such a crapshoot (like how Robby won my high school’s pool […] [Read More]
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U-C-O-N-N UConn! UConn! UConn!

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Ugliest game ever? Who gives a —-???!!! The Huskies — pre-season picks to finish 10th in the Big East — are national champions! Yes, the Huskies, who earlier in the season swept the Maui Invitational, and more recently swept the Big East tournament, have now also swept through March Madness and are — yes, I […] [Read More]
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Let’s Stop Acting Like Mets Fans

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I enjoyed reading both of your posts (“‘Melo Out, Old Man!” and “The Denver Knicks”), but I have to respectfully disagree with you both here… The problem’s not the effort, nor the consistency of it. The problem is the same reason why Old School Donnie Walsh rarely ever makes deals at the deadline. Forget the […] [Read More]
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‘Melo Out, Old Man!

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I remember Monday night’s exchange between our two announcers vividly: Mike Breen: “What incredible defense from Anthony! Clyde, why can’t he do that every night?” Walt (Clyde) Frazier: “Because it takes effort, Mike.” This wasn’t a shot at Carmelo, this was a star player coming to another star player’s defense. Sixty-six-year-old Walt was being “New […] [Read More]
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