Wins, Woes, and World Series

The Play by Play Mouthguard Malfunction Steph Curry found himself ejected from Saturday’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies after hurling his mouthguard at a referee. While Curry denies purposefully throwing it toward the ref, claiming he has “better aim than that,” he did acknowledge that he let his frustration get the best of him. Golden... Continue Reading →

The Portis Punch

The Play by Play #MeToo in Sports Following the Harvey Weinstein story, actress Alyssa Milano took to twitter encouraging those who have been victims of sexual harassment or assault to tweet #MeToo, to “give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem.” The responses poured out, including posts from numerous well-known actresses. And on... Continue Reading →

Hoops Have Returned!

The Play by Play Hoops Have Returned Remember when there were just three sports to track? We’ll sure wish for the good ol’ days now that basketball has started, bringing our tally to four active professional sports. While baseball is winding down, for the next few weeks we will truly test our knowledge limits, packing... Continue Reading →

David and Goliath?

The Play by Play Big Meet Small With the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros both advancing to the ALCS (American League Championship Series), two of the league’s best hitters are set to meet. And while both are good with a bat, they could not be more different. Aaron Judge, rookie outfielder for the... Continue Reading →

Vegas Strong

The Play by Play The Knights are Golden Las Vegas’ first ever professional sports team has given the city something to rally around, starting the season 3-0. On the road for its first two game, and behind both times, the Golden Knights, led by James Neal’s game winning goals, have had the most improbable of... Continue Reading →

The Flow in Full Force

The Play by Play Sexism in Sports During an interview earlier this week, Cam Newton answered a reporter’s question by saying it was “funny to hear a female” ask about routes (the direction and way a receiver runs down the field). Needless to say, the backlash was strong and swift. While some players have stood... Continue Reading →

All About the Benjamins

The Play by Play Show Russ The Money And OKC did just that when Russell Westbrook (the same player mentioned when discussing both fashion and Kevin Durant) took home the largest check ever written in the history of the National Basketball Association, an honor previously, and very shortly, held by Stephen Curry. With one year... Continue Reading →

The Bromance is Back

The Play by Play  Let’s Play Hockey There are now three, that’s right, three professional sports seasons happening concurrently, as hockey (known as the NHL- not to be confused with the NFL) skates onto television and into our lives on Wednesday, October 4th. The Pittsburgh Penguins, last year’s Stanley Cup Champions, face off (gotta love... Continue Reading →

A Force for Unity

Play by Play Not Without Consequences A body taking repeated hits certainly can’t come out the other side completely unscathed. In recent years more time has been spent researching (Will Smith even starred in a movie about) the long term impact of repeated hits to the head- known as Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or CTE. As... Continue Reading →

Friends and Family

Play by Play Fashion Forward Things are about to get far more fashionable in the National Basketball Association. No longer does a team sport “home” and “away” jerseys in the NBA. This year, Nike took over from Adidas as the sponsor, and designer of, the uniforms worn by each team in the league. Now, it... Continue Reading →

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