Monthly Archives: March 2012

Sources: Before Dwight Howard Decided To Stay, Magic Explored Trade For John Carter

The biggest news of the NBA trading deadline isn’t a trade at all; it’s something called an ETO. If you’re like me then you thought an ETO was an awesome car from the 60s, but it turns out it’s actually an “early termination option.” Dwight Howard signed one today, officially surrendering his right to opt out of his contract and become a free agent after this season. Basically it means Howard will be on the Orlando Magic again next season and, unless he signs an extension, we’ll go through this whole glorious mess again a year from now.

As you know, there was furious trade talk in the weeks leading up to Howard’s decision, with the Magic exploring deals with the New Jersey Nets, Los Angeles Lakers, and even the Boston Celtics. TheSportSpin, however, has received exclusive information from sources familiar with the situation that one deal was just moments away from going through. Continue reading

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Spin Cycle Podcast – Colin Talks With Rass About March Madness 2012

Tweet Oh it’s about that time…March Madness is upon us. So I had no choice but to call my good friend Rass to get all the inside info about this year’s NCAA tournament. You’ll be treated to such gems as … Continue reading

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Receiver Fever

Tweet (Photo courtesy of http://media.photobucket.com/image/recent/pancakebaby88/vjtd-2.jpg) The NFL free agency circus kicked off today with several notable transactions involving high-profile wide receivers. Brandon Marshall – WR, Dolphins –> Bears  Marshall is headed to the Windy City, as Miami has put together a … Continue reading

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Spring Training Isn’t Just For Youngsters…It’s For Old Guys Too

TweetThere’s something about spring training that takes us to a special place. Whether it’s the sunshine, the freshly cut grass, or the leathery-skinned senior fans wearing straw hats, it’s hard to watch a spring training game without a smile creeping … Continue reading

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Awesome Shawn Kemp Vid

Tweet Half my day is usually spent on YouTube, and I’m a sucker for user-created fan videos (has to be live action; still frames? get the f**k out of here), as well as covers of popular songs. Most of what … Continue reading

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