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The Black Mamba Lives On

August 26, 2020

"Mamba Week" celebrates the life and career of Kobe Bryant and the undeniable impact he had on the sports world.

Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a press conference where he discussed Florida's troubled unemployment system at the Capitol Monday, May 4, 2020. Desantis Unemployment Presser 050420 Ts 141 Photo Credit: Tori Lynn Schneider/Tallahassee Democrat

Off The Field: Florida wants to allow fans inside sporting events but at what cost?

May 13, 2020

Florida is looking to reopen their live sporting events to a live audience to make life seem a little bit more normal but this will be a highly dangerous move for the state.

Off The Field Podcast: The NFL Draft

May 2, 2020

 Thoughts on the NFL Draft going over The Last Dance documentary series and saying our Mt. Rushmore of NBA players. DERRICK: So Good morning, and welco...

Off The Field: Second-tier sports showing a lot of creativity

Andrew Ortiz watches NBA palyers playing NBA2K20 on tv as the leauge is still shutdown.

Robtrell Scott, Staff Writer

April 19, 2020

Second-tier sports are now the new norm for entertainment as we are still in this current pandemic.

Major league teams are not refunding tickets yet for games missed this season, although that could change.

Off The Field: Fans deserve their refunds, not credit

April 15, 2020

With no promise of watching a game in person any time soon, why aren't ticket providers allowing their sports fans to get their money back?

The Miami Heat's Derrick Jones Jr. ended his run in ESPN's NBA2K Players Tournament ending with a quarterfinal loss to Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell. (John McCall/Sun Sentinel/TNS)

Off The Field: The NBA season isn’t over just yet

April 11, 2020

The NBA taking its operations to the world of XBOX and Playstation in response to COVID-19.

Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant (24) hugs Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett (21) before the game at Target Center. Photo by Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Off The Field: Kobe ‘Mamba’, it hurts to think we lost a great person

February 6, 2020

The loss of Kobe Bryant will definitely be felt by many people around the world for many different reasons. Olympic swimmer...

Shmackem: LA Clippers are far from a threat in the West

Shmackem: LA Clippers are far from a threat in the West

December 5, 2018

Don’t let the NBA standings fool you, the 2018-19 Clippers are not the best team in the Western Conference. The Clippers...

Shmackem: Big payday for NBA prospects

Shmackem: Big payday for NBA prospects

October 22, 2018

The NBA’s G League, which is a transition league where players go to develop, will began offering contracts worth up to 125k...

Shmackem: Kawhi did it end this way

Shmackem: Kawhi did it end this way

July 21, 2018

This just in: there is no loyalty in the NBA. Kawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan were traded for each other on July 18 and neith...

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