TAG: Mariano Rivera

Video / Jul 14, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Jordan Brand’s Epic New Derek Jeter Spot, “Re2pect,” Will Give You Goose Bumps

Derek Jeter, Michael Jordan

In Jordan Brand‘s new ad for Derek Jeter, scheduled to air just before he appears in the 2014 MLB All-Star Game Tuesday night, a stunning collection of fellow baseball players, NBA stars, coaches, managers, musicians, movie directors, a former NYC mayor, the G.O.A.T, New Yorkers, and even Sawx fans all tip their caps to the Captain. We don’t really like baseball (to slow), but Jeter is an institution in New York, and this 90-second spot is sure to raise the hairs on your arms regardless of how you feel about baseball. Read More »

NBA / Aug 10, 2010 / 2:00 pm

Kobe Bryant & Brett Favre: A Tale of Two Gunslingers

Kobe Bryant

Last week, an argument broke out in the Smack comments section that was started by Dime reader Chicagorilla:

“The one thing I don’t get about the Kobe as #1 argument is this BULL$H!T about him being fundamental. WTF? Have any of you actually watched him play? He does everything in his power to try and NOT be fundamental. … Everything (Kobe does) goes against basketball law. The fadeaway is a really low percentage shot, but (he) manages to hit them. The floater in the lane is not fundamental. The jump in the air, twist and turn, hang, then throw a no-look crosscourt pass for an open three (while entertaining and effective at times) is in no way fundamental.” Read More »

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 »