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Lakers v Oklahoma City, the Bad, the Good, and the Worse

The Bad: After a decent first four and one-half minutes where the Lakers outscored Oklahoma City 13-7, the rest of the game was pretty much a disaster, with the Thunder scoring 115 of the final 199 points. Kobe Bryant played … Continue reading

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As Game Three Begins….

After two tough to take losses in St. Louis, the Dodgers just took the field for game three at Dodgers’ Stadium. After driving home only one of 16 runners in scoring position and scoring zero runs over their last 21 … Continue reading

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Is It Do or Die For Mattingly?

While I’ve given him some measure of credit for the Dodgers’ second half surge to first place in the National League’s West Division and their first playoff spot since 2009, I’ve always been critical of the empty uniform non-manager, Don … Continue reading

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Of Vin Scully, Eric Collins and Steve Lyons – What a Difference

Caveat – I do not speak Spanish, and do not listen to Dodgers’ Spanish language broadcasts, so I include no comments regarding fellows who broadcast games in Spanish Dodgers’ fans should be thankful for another upcoming season with Vin Scully … Continue reading

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Tired Old Lakers Couldn’t Compete With Very Average Houston Team

With much of the Lakers’ awful bench now part of the starting five due to injuries, the “Old and Slow” team started strong, but quickly faltered against the very average Houston Rockets last night, and now face a couple of … Continue reading

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NFL Playoffs Day One, Where No Fan Won

Despite the announcers’ continual lavishing of praise upon the Green Bay Packers, and in particular on their defense and their now healthy defensive backfield, tonight’s playoff game against the Vikings was not nearly the one sided game they thought they … Continue reading

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Mr. Kellerman, There Is No Mystery About the Angels

This morning, New Yorker Max Kellerman, on his KSPN-LA radio show, again exposed his total lack of understanding regarding Los Angeles sports teams, and this time, it was a really basic lack of knowledge and perspective that he exposed. Majestic … Continue reading

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UCLA Bruins, PAC 12, NCAA, Open College Football Season Tonight

Is there really any need to even play the upcoming college football season? I mean, all these sc wonk pundits have already handed over the PAC 12 title AND the national championship to lane kiffin’s band of scallywags. Well, I … Continue reading

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Max Kellerman Tells Us What It Is

I’m really tired of New Yorker Max Kellerman telling LA sports fans what is and is not the truth about teams, athletes, and sports in general. The unabashed yankee fan and nouveau-Lakers’ fan regularly spends his radio time explaining to … Continue reading

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Mario Solis is an Absolute Idiot

Mario Solis hit a new low tonight. In all the years that somehow he has retained a paid announcing position in LA television, he has NEVER made as absolutely stupid a statement as he did tonight. The Dodgers’ home opener … Continue reading

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It’s About Time For Football to Change How Passing Stats are Kept

So, you’re playing basketball, and you fire a pass to a teammate under the basket who lays it in. He is credited with two points and you get an assist. If basketball kept statistics the way football does, you and … Continue reading

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Coaches DO Matter

Mark WIllard on KSPN radio, the Los Angeles ESPN radio outlet, today on his show said that the NBA is a players’ league, and that coaches matter little and have little effect on team performance. Hogwash, to put it very … Continue reading

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