Tag Archives: NBA

In Its Current Form, NBA = Not Basketball Actually

So last night I’m watching Game 2 of the NBA Finals between the Phoenix Suns (rising) and the Milwaukee Bucks (buckling) and thinking, what the hell has happened to professional basketball because it sure doesn’t look like the game I … Continue reading

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Why Is Katie Couric Consorting with Mitt Romney?

This weekend former Massachusetts governor and relentless presidential candidate Mitt Romney (R-Do You Like Me Now?) is hosting his E2 Summit at an upscale ski resort in Utah, where at least six GOP presidential candidates will show up presumably to get … Continue reading

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The Redoubtable Joseph Epstein Likes Xavier University!

As the splendid readers of our Two-Daily Town kissin’ cousin know, the hardworking staff is a proud alum of Xavier University, whose basketball team took a Brody  in the NCAA West Regional semifinal. But all is not lost! The Musketeers … Continue reading

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Miami Vise (NBA Championship Edition)

Behold the Miami-Industrial Complex: That MiamiWhereWorldsMeet crowd got together to run this ad in Tuesday’s New York Times celebrating the Heat’s second consecutive NBA Championship: You know what’s really So Miami? 400,000 people turned out for the victory parade. Roughly the same … Continue reading

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LinsADity!

New York Knicks phenom Jeremy Lin is the new Lindorser for Volvo, as Bloomberg New reports: Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks signed a two-year contract to promote Volvo Cars in China and the U.S. Lin, a 23-year-old Harvard University graduate, sparked the … Continue reading

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Did NPR & PRI Rip Off WSJ?

It’s not a rhetorical question. It’s a real question. Here’s the Wall Street Journal’s A-Hed on Wednesday: Talking Basketball, in Spanish, Is Definitely No Slam Dunk ‘Donquear’ Would Be Spanglish; Covering the NBA Finals for Latino Fans MIAMI—Broadcasters covering the … Continue reading

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Massachusetts: The ‘You’re Okay’ State

To commemorate Martin Luther King Day, The Daily Beast published a piece on the 20 Most Tolerant States, based on these criteria: In honor of today’s national holiday, and mindful of the debate fostered by the massacre in Tucson nine … Continue reading

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JournoList & The NBA

After a weeklong slapfight between The Daily Caller and The New Republic, the so-inside-it-should-be-paying-condo-fees JournoList rumpus has officially gone mainstream now that the inexorable Fred Barnes has broached it in a Wall Street Journal op-ed. Headline: The Vast Left-Wing Media … Continue reading

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