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Magic Johnson, in my humble opinion, is the best basketball player ever. As a 6’9” point guard he literally changed the game. He’s only the only player I’ve ever seen that could score only two points and still dominate a game. He had the ability to make everybody around him great. He won five championships […]
There are a lot of surprising things that have happened on the sporting scene in the last week. The Lakers have gone 4-1 without Kobe Bryant, the Kings have jumped out to a 3-0 series lead on Vancouver and the Dodgers are off to a 9-1 start to open the 2012 season.
It looks like they’re out of options. Well I guess there is one. When Arroyo Coach Jim Singiser was asked if he had any other options now that CIF has denied the MVL appeal on the new Division playoff grouping proposals he had one, “Yeah. Get better!” he said.
(“The Ten” is not a top ten, but ten items worth being included in The TEN)
Amongst all the baseball trade deadline deals there is one that jumped out the most. It was the deal that did not happen. It did not happen because the player that was the center piece of the deal didn’t want to be traded.
This is a column I didn’t think I’d have to write. You see my deadline is Sunday and on Saturday May 21 I figured I would be raptured out with the rest of the Christians. It didn’t happen. Wow, what gives?
It’s not that shocking that the Lakers lost to New Orleans in game one of their playoff series. What is shocking is that numerous pundits, and nearly all radio talk show hosts thought that a Laker sweep was a foregone conclusion.
Opening Day at Dodger Stadium was a bust. It was a total disaster. Oh it was memorable all right. It will be remembered as the day a horrific event took place. The problem is it seems like it’s starting to be common place.
I’m usually excited about the start of baseball season. I was looking at a baseball preview Sunday and suddenly realized opening day is Thursday. In the midst of March Madness Major League Baseball wasn’t on my radar.
Jose Lima had made the transition that many athletes are never able to make. After 13 years in the big leagues and numerous stints in the minor leagues, Dominican leagues and leagues here and beyond, he had retired. While other athletes can’t accept life away from the playing field, Lima was embracing it.