Author Archives: Carolyn Hastings

Indianapolis Colts vs. Jacksonville Jaguars Prediction, Pick & Odds

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It’s a battle between two winless teams this Sunday at 1 p.m. when the Indianapolis Colts (0-2) visit the Jacksonville Jaguars (0-2). It is very early in the NFL season to say this, but for the Colts this is a

Brad Daugherty – The Shrubs Are My Brothers

Every now and then a hint of the coiled spring deep within the man once labeled soft and passive pops up. A swing at Detroit Piston Bill Lambier in January of 1989, after being elbowed in the throat. A somewhat

Shawn Kemp – The Unfathered Father

Seek not every quality in one individual. — Confucius Thomas Jefferson had several. George Washington was widely rumored to have a few. Murphy Brown had only one but sparked a nationwide debate. Somewhere in the middle is Shawn Kemp. Shawn

Ron Harper – The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Michael Jordan

I Roc-a-Fella like Shawn Carter with more game than Ron Harper —Deadly Combination, Big L Candace Parker, WNBA rookie superstar and first female Bballer to be seriously compared to the NBA, admires one player above all: I respect Jordan —

Tree Rollins – His Bite is Worse Than His Bark

I’m tryin’ to see the forest but there’s this one tree –Reuben Studdard In 1987, Curry Kirkpatrick, writing for Sports Illustrated, reflected on a memorable 1983 Hawks-Celtic Playoffs fight. Tree Rollins elbowed Danny Ainge; Danny made the mistake of tackling

Billy Thomas – Welcome to Cleveland

Billy Thomas is ready for the Playoffs: I want to be there when the games matter most. I want the chance to be the guy. (Source: The Kansas City Star January 29, 1998) The feeling is mutual. After a 2nd

Jim Chones – How Sweets It Is

To tell the story of Jim “Sweets” Chones is to tell the story of “If only…” If only he hadn’t Broken His Foot, if only he hadn’t Grown Up Poor, if only he hadn’t, well, I’ll let the Nets’ long-time

Damon Jones – The Dream Before The Dream

Damon Jones is the funniest, handsomest, smartest, world-class 3-point shooter never drafted. And he’ll be the first to tell you. Living a life of hyperbole comes naturally: I think it’s a family gene . . . It’s in the DNA.