TAG: Albert Pujols

NBA / Jul 16, 2010 / 10:00 am

America’s Pastime: NBA vs. Major League Baseball Comparisons

This week Major League Baseball played its annual Mid-Summer Classic. As the game’s greatest players took the field in Anaheim for Monday’s Home Run Derby, followed by Tuesday’s All-Star Game, it got me thinking of how some of the NBA’s best compare with MLB’s best: Read More »

Smack / Jul 21, 2009 / 6:13 am

Wolves still working on Rubio in ’09, plus Shaq needs a new hobby

Ricky Rubio

Ricky Rubio

There’s only one reason why yesterday’s Wolves/Clippers trade — the one sending Quentin Richardson to Minnesota for Sebastian Telfair, Craig Smith and Mark Madsen — means anything to Wolves fans: It’s yet another reason to believe Ricky Rubio is walking through that door sooner than anyone expected. Wolves GM David Kahn is in Spain this week to sit down with Rubio’s camp and talk about that contract buyout, and then yesterday it was reported that Rubio’s Spanish squad signed another point guard (Kristaps Valters, who may or may not be the Latvian Goran Dragic), perhaps indicating they may be ready to lose Rubio. With the Q-Rich trade (3-for-1), Minnesota not only gets Bassy out of the PG picture, but they also open up a roster spot for Rubio … Read More »

NBA / Jul 20, 2009 / 12:56 pm

Shaq Takes On The Best Athletes In The World

Shaquille O'Neal

ABC must have read my post on the Top 5 NBA Players Who Need A Reality Show because on August 18, Shaq‘s newest reality show, “Shaq Vs.” will premier at 9:00 PM EST. The show will feature Shaq going heads up against other professional athletes in their respective sports – many of whom he recruited on Twitter. Read More »