Monthly Archives: June 2011

Menschlichkeit, Kyle Kuric & A Question for Coach Pitino

If you read my blog yesterday about the U of L basketball situation vis a vis scholarships, you know it struck a nerve. Rising senior Kyle Kuric is the leading returning scorer and fan favorite. The reward for his perseverance, hard work, great attitude, team play and excellence on the court was to have his […]

Shame on You, Rick Pitino

Here are Kyle Kuric’s numbers for last season. 10.8 points per game. 51.4% from the field, 44.9% from beyond the arc. 3.9 rebounds a game as an undersized forward. Only 26 turnovers on the season, which is .74/ game. Against 40 assists, 29 steals and 7 blocks. Which is not to mention that he was […]

Heat, Headbands & Hosers Hosed: Tuesday’s Tidbits

What lessons did I learn from Breakfast at Roland Garros on Sunday morn? For one, Phil Knight remains the real King of Sports. (Take that LeBronBron!) There were more swooshes about than on Jay Cardosi’s weather map with one of those Grateful Dead t-shirt storms coming through. But seriously. The real take away is that […]

Heat Melt, Messi Mugged & Lord Stanley Still Reigns

My man Mark isn’t going to like this. Actually, I’m a bit miffed myself. I fell prey last night to what I call World Series Syndrome. Which means Game Deux of the NBA Finals started so late — at least for us old farts — that I fell asleep. In the first half. Then I […]