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May 24, 2013: Felipe and Hasan discuss the Brooklyn Nets and their prospects for next season.

May 24, 2013: Felipe and Hasan discuss the Philadelphia 76ers and their prospects of being a playoff team again.

May 22, 2013: Felipe shares his final thoughts on Derrick Rose and "The Return" that never came.

May 21, 2013: Johnny J has Indiana Fever--not the WNBA team, but he is really loving the Pacers against the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals.

May 15, 2013: Felipe takes a look at five pitchers that have not pitched up to par in the 2013 season: Stephen Strasburg, Ryan Vogelsong, Jon Niese, Josh Beckett, David Price.

May 15, 2013: Johnny J tries to urge Derrick Rose to rally the Chicago Bulls and play the last game against the Miami Heat.

May 13, 2013: Felipe takes a closer look at a few outfielders for fantasy baseball owners that need help.

May 13, 2013: Felipe and Josh discuss the current state of the NBA: we look at three young players and decide which one has the brightest future; we try to rank the top 5 players in the NBA; we try to figure out what happened to the 20-10 player.

May 11, 2013: Felipe lists 6 pitchers that may be available in 75% of fantasy baseball leagues as he tries to gauge their success for the rest of the season.

May 9, 2013: Johnny J has picked a new Western Conference favorite: the Memphis Grizzlies.

May 8, 2013: Felipe breaks down all five games of the Chicago Bulls v. Miami Heat series, including their Game 1 Playoff match-up as he looks for any patterns to gauge the Bulls' chances in this series.

May 2, 2013: Josh C answers a few fantasy baseball questions and tries to help out your team.

May 2, 2013: After failing to close out the Boston Celtics, Johnny J sends a strong message to his favorite team, the New York Knicks.

April 26, 2013: Johnny J shares his thoughts on the current, NBA's Most Improved Player, Paul George. 

April 23, 2013: We try to help out those unlucky owners who are desperately looking for help at first base for their fantasy baseball teams.

April 22, 2013
: Johnny J shares his thoughts at the current state of the NBA as the Association enters the playoffs and why the Western Conference is the class of the League over the East.

April 19, 2013: Felipe looks back at his fantasy basketball team and their march towards another fantasy sports championship.

April 17, 2013: We take a look at a few pitchers that are currently owned in less than 30% of fantasy baseball leagues.  We believe these pitchers are worth continued monitoring.

April 16, 2013: We take a look at a few pitchers that have soared through the waiver wire charts in the last week or so.

April 16, 2013: We take a look at a few struggling pitchers that may help out your fantasy baseball team as the season progresses.

April 15, 2013: Johnny J hypes up his favorite NBA team, the New York Knicks.

April 13, 2013: Johnny J shares his final thoughts of the NCAA Tournament.

April 10, 2013: Random thoughts from MLB games played on April 9, 2013.  Topics include: Carlos Marmol vs John Axford; Petco and Safeco ballparks; Dillon Gee's struggles; Adam LaRoche's finally getting a base-hit in the form of two homeruns; Astros scoring woes.

April 5, 2013: The Oakland A's are spotlighted in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

April 4, 2013: The New York Mets are spotlighted in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

April 4, 2013: The Philadelphia Phillies, and most especially Roy Halladay, are spotlighted in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

April 3, 2013: The Pittsburgh Pirates are in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

April 3, 2013: The final team in our review of our Mardi Gras Madness fantasy baseball league is the defending champion, South Jersey Strong Arms.

April 2, 2013: The Seattle Mariners are spotlighted in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

April 2, 2013: The San Diego Padres are spotlighted in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

April 2, 2013: The San Francisco Giants are spotlighted in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

April 1, 2013: We take a look at the Houston Steelers as we review the Mardi Gras Madness fantasy baseball teams.

April 1, 2013: We take a look at the Texas Power Drinkers as we review the Mardi Gras Madness fantasy baseball teams.

March 31, 2013: Johnny J gives props to the Syracuse Orange as they're on their way to the Final Four.

March 30, 2013: We take a look at The Evil Empire as we review the Mardi Gras Madness fantasy baseball teams.

March 30, 2013: We take a look at team St Bernard Giants as we review the Mardi Gras Madness fantasy keeper baseball league.

March 29, 2013: The Los Angeles Dodgers are spotlighted in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

March 29, 2013: The St. Louis Cardinals are spotlighted in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

March 29, 2013: The Chicago White Sox are spotlighted in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

March 28, 2013: The New York Yankees are reviewed in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

March 28, 2013: The Kansas City Royals pitching staff is on the board for our 2013 Pitching Preview.

March 28, 2013: We take a look at long-time rival, team Beer Belly Mashers, as we review the Mardi Gras Madness fantasy keeper baseball league.

March 28, 2013: We look at a strong contender for the 2013 Championship in our fantasy baseball league, team Texas Sooner.

March 27, 2013: We take a look at last season's most prolific scoring and winningest team, Balls Out.

March 27, 2013: We take a look at team Halladay Holiday; part of Felipe's fantasy keeper baseball league review.

March 27, 2013: We take a look at another of Felipe's fantasy baseball rivals, Bourbon St Red Sox.

March 27, 2013: We take a look at one of Felipe's fantasy baseball rivals, the Castroville Crushers.

March 26, 2013: Felipe talks about his fantasy baseball draft and gives an outlook on his team, the Black Hole Army.

March 25, 2013: Florida Gulf Coast University gets some love from our college hoops' contributor, Johnny J.

March 23, 2013: The Houston Astros are showcased in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

March 22, 2013: The Tampa Rays are showcased in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

March 22, 2013: The Texas Rangers are showcased in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

March 22, 2013: The Toronto Blue Jays are showcased in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

March 21, 2013: The Washington Nationals pitching staff gets an overview in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

March 19, 2013: Johnny J shares his knowledge when it comes to making selections for the NCAA Tournament.  He takes you to school in Bucket Brackets 101.

March 15, 2013: The Detroit Tigers are spotlighted in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

March 15, 2013: The Chicago Cubs are spotlighted in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

March 15, 2013: We try to give some "love" to the Colorado Rockies' pitching staff in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

March 14, 2013: The Cleveland Indians are featured in this edition of the 2013 Pitching Preview


March 14, 2013: Johnny J shares his thoughts on the Big East Conference Tournament.

March 12, 2013: The Cincinnati Reds are spotlighted in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

March 11, 2013: The Boston Red Sox are highlighted in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

March 11, 2013: Felipe shares his RF list for the 2013 Fantasy Baseball and looks back at Jay Bruce's rookie year in 2008.

March 10, 2013: The Baltimore Orioles are spotlighted in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

March 10, 2013: Johnny J wraps up the NCAA regular season as he hypes up his favorite team--the North Carolina Tar Heels.

March 7, 2013: The Atlanta Braves are highlighted in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

March 7, 2013: Felipe updates his fantasy basketball season, thus far, after his league just passed the trade deadline.

March 6, 2013: The Arizona Diamondbacks are spotlighted in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

March 6, 2013: Dan P shares his thoughts on LeBron James, the dunk contest, and Joakim Noah in the latest edition of NBA LESSONS.

March 5, 2013: The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are spotlighted in our 2013 Pitching Preview.

March 5, 2013: Felipe shares his CF list for the 2013 Fantasy Baseball season.

March 2, 2013: Johnny gives the Gonzaga Bulldogs some love as they get ready to be named the new, #1 team in college basketball.

March 1, 2013: Felipe wraps up his two-part series on how he became a baseball fan.

March 1, 2013: Felipe shares his LF list for the 2013 Fantasy Baseball season.

February 26, 2013: The TOP 5 players in our 2012 MLB Prospects Review are finally disclosed: Three starting pitchers are spotlighted; a struggling, young catcher looks to take over for his big league team at that position in 2013; and a young, brash teenager who made waves in the Majors last season.

February 26, 2013: Felipe shares his 3B list for the 2013 Fantasy Baseball season.

February 25, 2013: Felipe shares his SS list for the 2013 Fantasy Baseball season.

February 25, 2013: Felipe shares his 2B list for the 2013 Fantasy Baseball season.

February 25, 2013: Johnny J shares his thoughts on the Florida Gators and their chances to garner a #1 seed for the NCAA basketball tournament.

February 20, 2013: Felipe shares his preliminary 1B list for the 2013 Fantasy Baseball season.

February 20, 2013: Felipe shares his preliminary Catchers list for the 2013 Fantasy Baseball season.

February 19, 2013: Dan P breaks down the enigmatic commodity that is Josh Smith.

February 19, 2013: Dan P explains why Kevin Garnett being traded to the L.A. Clippers is probably the best move for Boston, L.A., and KG. 

February 19, 2013Donny R shares his recollection on how he became a Cubs' fan, proving that not all Cubs' fans are created in the same way.  

February 18, 2013: Johnny J tries to explain why the Miami Hurricanes are suddenly the #2 college basketball team in the country.

February 18, 2013: Prospects #10-6 are reviewed in our 2012 MLB Prospects Review.  We focused on a couple of young, 3B who might need more seasoning in the Minors in 2013; a hotshot, OF who has already become a household name in baseball, a starting pitcher who might make his Big League club as a reliever; a young, promising starting pitcher who was forced to start his professional baseball career in Double-A.

February 17, 2013: Johnny J looks back on how he became a Mariners' fan.

February 12, 2013: Dan shares the rest of his NBA thoughts as the All-Star break approaches.

February 12, 2013: Dan shares his disdain over the recent NBA trade rumors involving Carlos Boozer and Andrea Bargnani.

February 11, 2013: Johnny looks back at a few of his favorite moments from the NBA All-Star Game festivities and looks ahead and tries to predict what will happen in this year's event.

February 11, 2013: Felipe looks back on how he became a Chicago Cubs' fan.  It is Part I of a two-part series as we kick off our upcoming baseball coverage with a walk right through Nostalgia Ave. and Memory Lane.

February 11, 2013: Johnny explains his frustration with the Kansas Jayhawks and tries to figure out Ben McLemore's NBA Draft stock.  

February 7, 2013: Pathological Hate takes a quick look back at the 2012 NFL Season.  

February 7, 2013: Felipe answers a fantasy basketball question and explains whom he would rather start at Center during next week's "All-Star Rush Week" between Nikola Pekovic and Chris Bosh.

February 6, 2013: Players #15-11 are reviewed in our 2012 MLB Prospects Review.  Players featured include: One of the Mariners' many hot prospects; two starting pitchers whom were recently traded; A prospect used to acquire Anibal Sanchez; A Tigers' starting pitching prospect who might end up being career reliever.

February 5, 2013: Johnny J observes the common theme in this year's college basketball season: a revolving door at the #1 spot and explains why it's more crucial this year than in year's past.

February 5, 2013: Players #20-16 are reviewed in our 2012 MLB Prospects Review. Players featured: A couple of 3B that are ready to plant themselves firmly in their Big League teams' plans; A couple of starting pitchers that are expected to fill out their respective teams' back end starting rotation; and Yonder Alonso will be happy to know that the fences will be moving in at Petco Park.

February 2, 2013: Dan P shares a "Super" prose about his love/hate relationship with the big game on Sunday.

February 1, 2013: Johnny J was asked to make some predictions for all the Super Bowl gamblers and prop bettors out there.  Here is what our in-house soothsayer came up with.

February 1, 2013: Donny and Felipe warn you of possible scenarios that will be occurring at the Super Bowl Party you will be attending and how best to deal with such issues.

February 1, 2013: Josh C. wraps up his thoughts on his favorite team--The Sacramento Kings.  He marks a couple of landmark moves that have crippled the team's chances of returning to title contention and why perhaps the possible move out of "Swerve City" might be a good thing.

January 31, 2013: Felipe reminisces about the time he visited The Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati on the heels that the 2015 All-Star Game will be played there.

January 30, 2013: Josh C. finally shares his thoughts with us on the Sacramento Kings and chronicles why they have been in the mess that they're for the last 7 years or so.

January 29, 2013: Johnny J is calling out the NFL, the Commissioner, and the players to do their job and put the "Pro" back in Pro Bowl.

January 29, 2013: PATHOLOGICAL HATE chimes in on the Lakers and share what athlete they would have loved to have seen live-tweet their most famous (or infamous) performance.

January 28, 2013: PATHOLOGICAL HATE weighs-in on the PR nightmare that was the NFL this past week involving bounties, real player death, potential players' death, and other lingering problems in football.

January 28, 2013: PATHOLOGICAL HATE's sports' contributors share their favorite sports' broadcast calls of all time.

January 25, 2013: We take a look back at the relatively, short history of the Nashville Predators as we attempt to induce the potential success of the franchise despite being located in a "non-traditional hockey town."

January 24, 2013: Part II of Dan Plotsky's look at the mess known as the Los Angeles Lakers is concluded as he breaks down their offense, defense, and offers some trade advise.

January 24, 2013: Disgruntled UNC fan, Johnny J, breaks down the current college basketball scene and demands changes to be made and offers an alternative to "One and Done" philosophy.

January 23, 2013: The Los Angeles Lakers' are sinking, but Dan Plotsky has answers to get them back on track.

January 22, 2013: Part II of our Sports summary for the week of January 14-20, 2013 is in the books--explained to you by our commentators in one sentence or less. Topics include: LeBron James, Opening Day in the NHL, Marco Belinelli, The Sacramento Kings, The Harbaugh Brothers, Chip Kelly, and Tony Gonzalez.

January 22, 2013: We do a quick summary as to what happened this past week in the world of sports--
with one sentence or less. Topics include: Lance Armstrong, Manti Te'o, The Atlanta Falcons, Tom Brady, Michael Morse, Kevin Durant, The Baltimore Ravens, and San Francisco 49ers.

January 21, 2013: The Atlanta Falcons blow yet another chance to get to the Super Bowl. Johnny J explains the Falcons' misfortune by quoting one hip-hop song.

January 18, 2013: Johnny J summarizes the New York Knicks' season after 38 games and tries to figure out why they have been struggling recently and whether the team is good enough to continue to contend for a title.

January 17, 2013: Prospects #30-26 are reviewed in the 2012 MLB Prospects Review. We take a look at the following players: The centerpiece of the Cubs' Theo Epstein era begins with Anthony Rizzo; three (3!) pitchers who seemed to have lost their way--and their control; a hot-headed catcher who struggled in the Majors last season.

January 16, 2013: The Chicago Bears finally settle on a new head coach. We welcome in Marc Trestman and come to the conclusion that he's the offensive version of Lovie Smith.

January 15, 2013: The epic battle between the Ravens and Broncos gets recapped. Topics of discussion include: the emergence of Paul Kruger; the "chess match" between Peyton Manning and Ray Lewis; Joe Flacco; Champ Bailey.

January 14, 2013: Johnny reviews the Divisional Round game between the 49ers and the Packers. The real battle was between the quarterback who grew up a Packers' fan vs. the quarterback who grew up as a 49ers' fan: It's Colin Kaepernick vs. Aaron Rodgers.

January 9, 2013: The running theme of today's NBA LESSONS feature (formerly NBA RANDOM THOUGHTS) is REBOUNDING. We also take a look at the following: Reggie Evans' big rebounding night; Kris Humphries' days as a Net are numbered; The Heat can't rebound the ball; Deron Williams: with and without Avery Johnson; Spencer Hawes' dunk; Scott Skiles is no longer coaching the Milwaukee Bucks; Why Rudy Gay needs to be traded; The Lakers play without Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol; Dirk Nowitzki and Ricky Rubio have made similar impacts on their team despite playing limited minutes; Charles Barkley gives us a quote to live by.

January 9, 2013: Knicks' fan, Johnny J takes a closer look at the Carmelo Anthony v. Kevin Garnett incident that involved Anthony's wife, LaLa on Monday night and discusses what Anthony needs to do to stay on the path to get the Knicks back into the NBA Finals.

January 8, 2013: Prospects #35-31 are reviewed in the 2012 MLB Prospects Review. We take a look at the following players: two CFs who are competing for starting gigs in 2013; a prospect who has been traded twice in the span of 2 and a half months; 2 slugging 1B who seem to just need an opportunity in the Majors to display their power.

January 8, 2013: Prospects #40-36 are reviewed in the 2012 MLB Prospects Review. We take a look at the following players: 2 catchers, both all ready saw time with their Big League team, but only one will be serving a 50 game suspension in 2013; 2 shortstops, but teenagers, one plays for the Cubs, the other with the Indians; and we take a look at Dante Bichette's son, Dante who is still a teenager.

January 7, 2013: We discuss a few things on the NFL's Wildcard Weekend. Topics of discussion include: the Cincinnati Bengals and Marvin Lewis; a play that summed up the Vikings-Packers game; who is really responsible for an injured player to play the game or not?

January 7, 2013: We review the NFL Playoff game between the Indianapolis Colts and Baltimore Ravens. We also welcome back, Ray Lewis.

January 4, 2013: We finally close the door on the Chicago Bears' miserable 2012 season and focus on Jay Cutler and the offense and why they were one of the NFL's worst.

January 3, 2013: Players #45-41 are reviewed in the 2012 MLB Prospects Review. We take a look at the following players: A Rule-5 draftee who will look to bounce back from 2012 that was lost due to a car accident; the Cerberus that is the Red Sox catching position; a highly touted pitcher for the Seattle Mariners; find out who placed 4th in last season's Rookie of the Year voting; and a converted 2B who might be able to actually take advantage of his home park's new dimensions.

January 3, 2013: Players #50-46 are reviewed in the 2012 MLB Prospects Review. We take a look at the following players: One of the prospects acquired by the Marlins from Toronto in a trade that sent Jose Reyes and others to Canada; a rivalry that stems from UCLA and a pair of highly touted, 2011 draft picks; A 3B who brings his glove, but might have forgotten his bat; A Padres 3B who will try to bounce back from a shoulder injury; an Orioles' OF who will try to bounce back from a very forgettable 2012.

January 3, 2013: Part II of our NBA Pickup League series focuses on the shooting guards we wouldn't want on our pickup teams because they either shoot the ball or dribble the ball too much--or both.

January 2, 2013: Part II of the Lovie Smith firing focuses on the team's defense under his watch.

January 2, 2013: We take some time to chime in on the firing of Lovie Smith. This is our third installment of our Curious Case of series.

December 28, 2012: Players #55-51 are reviewed in the 2012 MLB Prospects Review. We take a look at the following players: a Cubs' pitching prospect who won't be ready until 2014; two third basemen blocked from going into the Majors by two established superstars; A Rockies' pitcher whose season ended prematurely last year; a Pirates teenage prospect who was shut down in 2012 with a knee injury.

December 28, 2012: NBA Random Thoughts: Vol, 3 is in the books as we take a closer look at the following: Dirk Nowitzki's performance against the OKC Thunder; the Avery Johnson firing; Dwight Howard getting fined for a flagrant foul and how much is Kobe Bryant affecting his psyche; an old and tired Celtics' squad gets embarrassed against an elite L.A. Clippers' squad. 

December 27, 2012: What looks to be a 5-part series, we take a look at current NBA players who fans would loathe to have on their pickup games' roster.  We start things off with showcasing the point guards who we wouldn't want to play with out in the streets.

December 21, 2012: Players #60-56 are reviewed in the 2012 MLB Prospects Review. We take a look at a Padres pitching prospect trying to bounce back from injury; a power-hitting catcher who was traded in the offseason; a Dodgers' prospect whose only crime is that he plays for the pitching-heavy Big League team; one of the last remaining Blue Jays' prospects; and possible #1 2013 MLB Prospect, Wil Myers.

December 21, 2012: Players #65-61 are reviewed in the 2012 MLB Prospects Review. We take a look at 5 total pitchers: two of them are giants; two more will be trying to make their respective big league clubs in 2013; one, Jarrod Parker, is already pitching in the Majors.

December 19, 2012: Players #70-66 are reviewed in the 2012 MLB Prospects Review. We take a look at a very promising Yankees' catcher; a couple of 3B Prospects who strike out too much; a promising Reds' pitcher who will need more time in the Minors; and yet another Cubs' bust in the making.

December 19, 2012: Players #75-71 are reviewed in the 2012 MLB Prospects Review. We take a look at one 26 year-old "prospect" who is running out of time to make an impact on his Big League team; a pitcher who has to transform into a relief pitcher just to have a chance to make Majors in 2013; a pitcher who actually closed games for his Major League team last season; and a very exciting outfielder who has inside edge to start in LF for his Big League club.

December 18, 2012: Six NBA games were played on Monday, December 17, 2012 and Felipe decides that it would be a good time to release the second edition of RANDOM NBA THOUGHTS. Among the topics of discussion: the Bulls and Grizzlies get into a defensive battle; Pekovic v. Vucevic; Paul v. Knight; the lack of intensity between the Spurs and Thunder; Our favorite past time--kicking the Kings while they're still down; and of course--Jeremy Lin returns to New York City!

December 18, 2012: Players #80-76 are reviewed in the 2012 MLB Prospects Review.  The Chicago White Sox are spotlighted and we take a look at a couple of young shortstops who took unexpected turns to their careers in the 2012 season--one showed patience, but was not called up to the Majors; the other SS did not show much patience, but was called up to help his team make the MLB Playoffs.

December 18, 2012: Players #85-81 are reviewed in the 2012 MLB Prospects Review. The Houston Astros are spotlighted and we have a couple of pitchers that combined to pitched in 24 games in the Majors last season.

December 11, 2012: Approximately one quarter of the season of the NBA is in and we take a quick look at the 6 games played on Dec. 10, 2012 in the first edition of RANDOM NBA THOUGHTS. Among the topics of discussion: breakout year of Evan Turner; The Golden State Warriors transformation into a winning team; The soaring Atlanta Hawks; The exhausted Houston Rockets; O.J. Mayo's resurrection; Amir Johnson's new claim to fame.

December 6, 2012: Players #90-86 are reviewed in the 2012 MLB Prospects Review.  This edition deals with one Major Leaguer in Jean Segura for the Milwaukee Brewers; 3 Starting Pitchers who have a long way to go before being called up; and Christian Yelich, probably the most exciting player of this bunch. 


December 6, 2012: Players #95-91 are reviewed in the 2012 MLB Prospects Review.  This edition deals with all infielders: three of them play for a team in Texas.  The other two players play for an AL East team.


December 4, 2012: Players #100-96 are reviewed in the 2012 MLB Prospects Review. We deal with 2 pitchers who have control issues and a certain Cubs' 3B who might be next in line in failed Cubs' Prospects at the hot corner. Meanwhile, the Atlanta Braves display their farm system depth. 



December 4, 2012: Players #105-101 are reviewed in the 2012 MLB Prospects Review. All of these players are pitchers and all of them have "future ace" written all over them, but who is more likely to make some noise in 2013?

December 3, 2012: Players #110-106 are reviewed in the 2012 MLB Prospects Review. We find out that Cleveland is the place where prospects go to die, two young pitchers who underwent shoulder surgery, and we try to control our excitement on Nationals OF, Brian Goodwin.


December 1, 2012: Players #115-111 are in the books in the 2012 MLB Prospects Review. We take a look at two pitchers (one with control issues and the other recovering from Tommy John surgery) and we look to see if having three A's can equal a good hand.


November 12, 2012: In what can prove to be a lengthy project, Felipe kicks off his 2012 MLB Prospects Review with player #116, Tommy Joseph. 


November 12, 2012: In Part 4 of his fantasy basketball preview, Felipe looks into his crystal ball on which players will breakout this season. And is too free, in a creepy way, to express his love for Goran Dragic and Jeff Teague. 

November 4, 2012: In Part 3 of his fantasy basketball preview, Felipe shares his thoughts on players he thinks are stuck on neutral or on the crossroads of their careers.  

November 4, 2012: In Part 2 of his fantasy basketball preview, Felipe shares his "busts" list. Which players will be on the DECLINE for this NBA season?

November 4, 2012: Felipe quickly skims through the best players to build your fantasy basketball franchise around as we enter the NBA's 2012-2013 season. 

October 31, 2012: It's opening week in the NBA and Felipe has questions regarding the Derrick Rose-less Chicago Bulls vs. the talented, but enigmatic Sacramento Kings. 



January 29, 2012: In the second edition of our Curious Case of series, we take a look at the Penn State, child rape scandal and figure out exactly what Joe Paterno meant to college athletics and Penn State University.  We figure out that it was nothing at all as wins do not justify child rape.

January 15, 2012: In the first edition of our Curious Case of series, we take a look at the athletically gifted, but puzzling development of hybrid, NBA guard, Tyreke Evans.  In the midst of playing in his third NBA season, Evans is already on some sort of crossroads in his young pro career.

July 3, 2011: Part V of our coverage of the 2011 NBA DRAFT focuses on the first fifteen picks of the 2nd ROUND of the draft.  Felipe also takes a quick look at the most recent NBA drafts and how the pool of 2nd round talent has fared in the NBA since 2007.  Let's just say that if we were to compile a roster of 2nd round selections since 2007, Marc Gasol would be our franchise player.  Yikes!

June 28, 2011: The 2011 NBA DRAFT had some big trades and in Part IV, we focus on those trades and try to figure out how these deals will shape the clubs that were involved.  Why is John Salmons back in Sacramento?  Is Stephen Jackson an upgrade in Milwaukee?  How do Andre Miller and Ray Felton differ from each other?  Tough questions will definitely be answered. 

June 28, 2011: Part III of the 2011 NBA DRAFT is up and running as the last picks of the 1st round are reviewed.  Very interesting selections were made as many teams were able to select players that might actually help them fill a void on their respective rosters for the upcoming season. 

June 27, 2011: Part II of the 2011 NBA DRAFT Review showcases more collegiate players that fit better with the teams that select them and we also start sensing a pattern of the type of players that most NBA teams are looking in this draft.  Plus we take a look at a player that even ESPN's expert on foreign basketball players, Fran Fraschilla is not a big fan of.  Read on to find out who that player is.  



June 26, 2011: Felipe reviews the first 10 picks in Part I of Pathological Hate's coverage of the 2011 NBA DRAFT and concludes that the Cleveland Cavaliers and their fans will not soon forget about LeBron James, the Minnesota Timberwolves do not know what they are doing, and explains why history shows that foreign players are not worth selecting early in the draft.    

January 20, 2011: The Hometown Chicago Bears were ready to face the Green Bay Packers at Soldiers' Field for the NFC Championship, but Felipe had a lot of reasons to be scared and he lists his main reasons why the Packers were a major concern for this game.  Eventually, the Packers would win the Super Bowl.  We have a pathological hate for the Green Bay Packers.

July 8-31, 2008: A very long time ago, Felipe kept a diary of the 2008 NBA Draft.  Relive the draft that brought us Derrick Rose, Kevin Love, and Russell Westbrook.