76ers’ Ben Simmons and Jazz’s Donovan Mitchell, NBA Rookies of the Month – Rookie of the Year | April 13th, 2018

First, the NBA press release, followed by my take on the NBA Rookie of the Year race! New York, NY – The Philadelphia 76ers’ Ben Simmons and the Utah Jazz’s Donovan Mitchell today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Rookies of the Month, respectively, for games played in

Heat’s Dwyane Wade receives March NBA Cares Community Assist Award | April 10th, 2018

New York, NY – Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade has received the March NBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by Kaiser Permanente in recognition of his immediate support for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students and the Parkland, FL community, the NBA announced today.  The award recognizes an NBA player each

Miami Heat vs. Sacramento Kings | March 14th, 2018

Miami, FL - It’s so typical of the Miami Heat to lose a winnable game against a bottom feeder like the Sacramento Kings. This is Miami’s 2nd loss this season against the Kings, completing the cross-country sweep. For a squad that preaches “defense”, and is a top-10 ranked defensive team, it’s

Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami HEAT | March 8th, 2018

Miami, FL - It was another wild night in Miami as the Philadelphia “Trust the Process” 76ers came to town play their 4th and final matchup against the Miami Heat. These Sixers can’t get enough of Miami, huh? Didn’t Wade just hit a game winner against them like a week ago? All

FIU vs Rice Owls – February 24th, 2018

Sweetwater, FL. - It’s crunch time, baby! I hope you read that in Dick Vitale’s voice. Ok, now I know you did. We’re only a few days away from March, so you know what that means. Two words: (1) March (2) Madness! In Conference USA, the top 12 teams advance to the

FIU Panthers vs Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 2/3/2018

The FIU Panther's pursuit of a winning season (Hopefully the first under Anthony Evans' tenure) took a big step forward Saturday night after a thrilling, nail-biting, hair-pulling, god praying come from behind victory thanks to leading scorer Brian Beard Jr. The Panthers led by as much as 8 early in the

Put Goran Dragic in the All Star Game!

Hey Adam Silver, Put Goran Dragic in the All-Star Game Already!   The All-Star team rosters for LeBron James and Steph Curry, the team captains, were released about a week ago. Since then, three of Team LeBron’s players have suffered injuries, which will sideline them beyond the All-Star game in Los Angeles on February 18. DeMarcus Cousins and John Wall were among

FIU Panthers vs Charlotte 49ers Jan. 20, 2018

As far as this season is concerned, the Panthers probably aren’t going to win any championships, but this is a young team, and they’re already much better than they were last season. With 11 games left in the season, all conference games, FIU (9-11 overall, 3-4 conference) have already surpassed

FIU Panthers vs. Old Dominion Monarchs January 18, 2018

Roary day FIU

It’s Roary Night here at the Ocean Bank Convocation Center (FIU Arena), meaning free yellow dad hats for the first 400 students who show up. Yeah, free!! Also, a basketball game went down. The Monarchs of Old Dominion traveled their way from Norfolk, Virginia, all the way to 8th St.