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NBA / May 20, 2013 / 2:30 pm

How To Fix The Celtics: Trade Paul Pierce & Reunite H.S. Teammates Rajon Rondo, Josh Smith

Paul Pierce

With only four teams remaining in the NBA Playoffs, it means a few “contenders” have already been eliminated from title contention. The offseason is the time for these teams to retool to prepare for deeper runs next season. The Boston Celtics are one of the most storied and celebrated franchises in NBA history. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / May 8, 2013 / 1:00 pm

Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft Class: Dallas’ 5 Best Fits

C.J. McCollum

C.J. McCollum (photo. Brent Hugo/Lehigh Media Relations)

Each Wednesday, we’ll be assessing how the top prospects of the 2013 NBA Draft are faring in college and overseas. Stick with us each week for assorted thoughts, including the biggest risers and fallers, the standouts, the sleepers and what we know and don’t know about the next NBA Draft class… Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Dec 19, 2012 / 3:30 pm

Fast 5: Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft Class, Vol. 3

Brandon Paul

Brandon Paul (photo. University of Illinois Athletics)

Each Wednesday, we’ll be assessing how the top prospects of the 2013 NBA Draft are faring in college and overseas. Stick with us each week for assorted thoughts, including the biggest risers and fallers, the standouts, the sleepers and what we know and don’t know about the next NBA Draft class… Read More »

College / Nov 22, 2011 / 2:30 pm

Providence Coach Ed Cooley Has The Friars Dreaming Big

Ed Cooley

Ed Cooley (photo. Providence Athletics)

After Providence’s 80-72 road victory over Fairfield on Nov. 14, Friars first-year head coach Ed Cooley described the win as “bittersweet.”

In first five seasons as a head coach, Cooley turned a 13-19 Fairfield team in his first season into a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference-best 25-8 in his final year, and had the Stags within two wins of an automatic birth to the NCAA Tournament. The way he turned around Fairfield is exactly why Providence wanted Cooley to return to his hometown this spring to coach his beloved Friars. Read More »

DimeBag / Aug 31, 2011 / 12:00 pm

DimeBag: The Weekly Dime Mailbag, Volume II

DimeBag

DimeBag (design. Ryan Hurst)

Another week, another DimeBag. Once again, your creative curiosity does not disappoint. In this week’s addition, the DimeBag touches on Big East Recruiting, NBA street fights and tipping etiquette. Anyway, to the questions. Read More »

College / Jan 28, 2011 / 11:30 am

The Best Player In The Big East Not Named Kemba Walker

Marshon Brooks

If there were anyone who would deserve a Most Improved Player of the Year award in the NCAA, it would be Providence College guard Marshon Brooks. After the Friars got off to a good start against the local competition, they struggled mightily once Big East play started, losing six straight games. But in their last two contests, however, they have pulled off upsets against two Top 25 teams (Louisville and Villanova), and Brooks has been their MVP with 27-point and 20-point outings, respectively. Read More »