Steph-mania has seeped into the WNBA

“Night night.”Image: Getty Images If it were not already apparent that Steph Curry is the popular kid who dictates whether 10th graders one- or two-strap their backpacks, fans needn’t look no further than the WNBA for proof. I debated if Sabrina Ionescu hitting a game-clinching 3 and striking the Steph “night night” pose against the … Read more

Brittney Griner Named Honorary 2022 WNBA All-Star

Photo: Ethan Miller (Getty Images) As the WNBA season heads for its halfway point, the league announced its 2022 All-Star starters and co-captains. While the 10-name list includes several repeat selections, there are a few young phenoms making their first All-Star appearance. Per a press release provided to The Root, two of the league’s best … Read more

Dallas Cowboys get dunked on by local weatherman

Got ‘em.Screenshot: WTOK Rooting for the Dallas Cowboys has become an arduous task. Even mentioning the Cowboys and postseason success in the same sentence is oxymoronic in the 21st century. Mississippi weatherman and weekend anchor Ethan Bird knocked one out of the park when he inserted a Cowboys joke into his 10-day forecast. Even Cowboys … Read more

Chief’s head coach Andy Reid does not talk to rookies

Don’t expect Andy Reid to talk to you until at least year two.Image: Getty Images Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid is one of the greatest coaches of his era and possesses one of the more creative offensive minds the NFL has seen over the last 20 years. Like any coach, Reid has a … Read more

Washington Commanders seek to build 55,000 seat stadium

Empty seats and enemy fans are the norm at Fedex Field.Image: Getty Images The Washington Commanders proposed stadium in Virginia was already a boondoggle. Even before the Virginia state legislature paused its vote on the Commanders’ contentious stadium subsidy deal, support was dwindling. The Commanders know a little something about losing support. The team ranked … Read more

Patrick Mahomes wins over America on ‘The Match”

Patrick Mahomes empties The Trash all over course.Image: Getty Images Patrick Mahomes may have lost The Match (not in small part due to Josh Allen’s self-described “garbage can” play) but he won over American hearts yesterday for being a true Golfer Of The People. As he was trash-talking not only his opponents but also his … Read more

Half of the coaches in the NBA are Black — The NFL doesn’t have an excuse anymore

Mike Tomlin and Lovie Smith met as head coaches in 2014.Image: Getty Images With less than 100 days before the 2022 season kicks off and a week after the NFL hosted a “diversity summit” for Black coaches, the NBA has shown us just how useless those summits are when you operate a league where the … Read more

Reformatting the NBA Playoffs could solve the league’s injury issue

Boston’s Jayson Tatum lies on the court after a possible injury in the fourth quarter against the Miami Heat in Game Three of the 2022 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Finals.Image: Getty Images The NBA Playoffs are gradually winding down, and to be honest, it’s been a bit of a mixed bag where quality is concerned. … Read more

The Suns’ Landry Shamet hath brought a plague upon every house he’s entered

The Suns’ Landry Shamet handles the ball during the second half of Game Five of the Western Conference Second Round NBA Playoffs at Footprint Center on May 10, 2022 in Phoenix, Arizona.Image: Getty Images Athletes and fans are a very superstitious lot, and if rituals and patterns are to be taken seriously, Suns’ guard Landry … Read more