Recent Posts by NoMich

June 28, 2024

Kyle Filipowski Drafted By Utah Jazz After His Brother Says He Was Groomed By Mormon Culture: According to Filipowski's older brother, his family has not had contact with the NBA Draft prospect in two years after a goodbye email was sent.

posted by NoMich to basketball at 09:08 AM - 3 comments

June 12, 2024

RIP The Logo, Mr Clutch: Jerry West, the inspiration for the NBA's logo, died peacefully at his home at the age of 86...One of basketball's most accomplished contributors, West was a staple of the sport across eight decades, winning nine championships as a player, scout, coach, executive and consultant. Jerry West's legendary career ended with him unquestionably among the sport's all-time greats.

posted by NoMich to basketball at 10:09 AM - 4 comments

June 08, 2024

Ready for some glow in the dark baseball?: AKA cosmic baseball. Watch the whole game here. The change over from regular baseball lighting to the black lights happens at 1:55:52.

posted by NoMich to baseball at 03:44 PM - 1 comment

June 07, 2024

USA Shocks Pakistan in T20 World Cup: The magnitude of Thursday’s victory cannot be understated. Cricket is far from a mainstream sport in the US, while Pakistan possesses significant cricketing pedigree. As expected, this loss is not going down well with the proud cricket fans of Pakistan. I'm sure that everyone's favorite disappointed Pakistani cricket fan is feeling exactly how he did back in 2019.

posted by NoMich to other at 03:58 PM - 0 comments

June 04, 2024

The One Downside of Gender Equality in Sports: The WNBA’s newfound popularity has triggered a boom in commentary from men who have no idea what they’re talking about.

posted by NoMich to culture at 10:16 AM - 1 comment

May 29, 2024

MLB incorporates Negro Leagues statistics: Josh Gibson became Major League Baseball's career leader with a .372 batting average, surpassing Ty Cobb's .367. Gibson also became the career leader in slugging percentage (.718) and OPS (1.177), moving ahead of Babe Ruth (.690 and 1.164).

posted by NoMich to baseball at 10:18 AM - 5 comments

May 28, 2024

Bill Walton dead at 71: Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton died at the age of 71 on Tuesday after a prolonged battle with cancer. Jay Bilas remembers Walton in a moving eulogy.

For his greatness on the floor, Walton carved out a special place in the game's history that will never be forgotten. As a friend and colleague, Walton had a spirit that was bigger than life. He was a showman. I will always love Bill Walton -- he was a national treasure, and there will never be another like him.

posted by NoMich to basketball at 09:35 AM - 5 comments

May 24, 2024

NCAA signs off on deal that would pay student-athletes: A tentative agreement announced Thursday by the NCAA and the country’s five biggest conferences to a series of antitrust lawsuits could direct millions of dollars directly to athletes as soon as fall 2025.

posted by NoMich to culture at 01:06 PM - 2 comments

NBA great Dwyane Wade launches Translatable: NBA great Dwyane Wade has launched Translatable, a nonprofit online community dedicated to supporting transgender youth.

posted by NoMich to culture at 09:27 AM - 0 comments

May 17, 2024

Social Dist...err...Scottie Scheffler - Prison Bound: Scheffler was detained at 6:20 a.m. outside the course and booked into Metro Corrections at 7:28 a.m. on charges of second-degree assault, third-degree criminal mischief, reckless driving and disregarding signals from an officer directing traffic, according to his arrest citation and jail records.

posted by NoMich to golf at 04:19 PM - 3 comments

May 15, 2024

Coach, radio show host: Doug Gottlieb, trustworthy roommate, has been hired by University of Wisconsin - Green Bay as their next men's basketball coach. He will be allowed to continue to do his daily radio show with Fox Sports Radio. I'm sure there will be no rules violations at all, ever.

posted by NoMich to basketball at 10:54 AM - 0 comments

April 10, 2024

Lindsey Harding to interview for Hornets' coaching job: In her first season as coach of the Stockton Kings, Harding was voted the 2024 G League Coach of the Year and advanced her team to the Western Conference finals. Charlotte was granted permission on Monday to interview her for the job, sources said.

posted by NoMich to basketball at 07:07 AM - 0 comments

April 06, 2024

Iowa is not just Caitlin Clark: Clark was held to "just" 21 points, but her teammates stood up strong to outlast UConn in their exciting Final Four matchup. And South Carolina completely smothered NC State in their Final Four matchup. The championship game is set for 3:00 PM EDT tomorrow.

posted by NoMich to basketball at 09:52 AM - 3 comments

March 20, 2024

Shohei Ohtani's interpreter accused of massive theft: Representatives of Dodgers superstar Shohei Ohtani on Wednesday accused his interpreter of engaging in a “massive theft” of the ballplayer’s funds to place bets with an allegedly illegal bookmaker who is the target of a federal investigation.

posted by NoMich to baseball at 10:42 PM - 2 comments

March 16, 2024

VP Aaron Rodgers?: Noted Sandy Hook truther and former NFL MVP now being considered as a running mate to Robert Kennedy, Jr. Former rassler Jesse Ventura, however, may piledrive his way onto the ticket instead.

posted by NoMich to culture at 09:11 AM - 0 comments

December 01, 2023

DK Metcalf: a man dedicated to the his craft of trash talking: Trash talking is slowly decreasing in the NFL. Whether fans, players and coaches like it or not, the league is cracking down on taunting, as they want their participants to set a good example for the younger audience. There are undoubtedly ways to get around the flags and fines, but DK Metcalf has found the perfect loophole: sign language.

posted by NoMich to football at 08:38 AM - 1 comment

November 21, 2023

Why the 50-over Cricket World Cup is more vital than ever in modern era: In the moments after Australia’s historic victory over India on Sunday, a euphoric Pat Cummins described how this Cricket World Cup had made him “fall in love with ODI cricket again”. Going by the numbers at least, it appears he wasn’t alone. Jomboy breaks down Australia's Glenn Maxwell's historic batting vs Afghanistan earlier in the tournament.

posted by NoMich to other at 02:09 PM - 1 comment

September 12, 2023

Aaron Rodgers out for the season: Aaron Rodgers tears his Achilles tendon fourth play into the Jets' season. Is this the most Jets thing to Jets in the history of the Jets? Well, since 1999, yeah. Does this mean that the Patriots will hire the Jets defensive coordinator, Jeff Ulbrich, after Saleh retires at the end of the season and appoints Ulbrich as the new head coach?

posted by NoMich to football at 02:12 PM - 4 comments

August 24, 2023

Jimmy Hoops? No, Jimmy Tennis: Jimmy Butler is a ball boy man for a day at the US Open then takes up the game against the current #1, Carlos Alcaraz. What *can't* Jimmy do?

posted by NoMich to tennis at 07:42 AM - 2 comments

July 24, 2023

Nyheim Hines to miss 2023 season: Garner, NC legend and Wolfpack icon likely to miss the 2023 NFL season with a leg injury. He was struck in the knee by another jet skier as he was sitting on his jet ski. No word if any Bojangles Hard Ice Tea was involved in the accident. Wait! Who? Yeah, the guy that made all of Hollywood's writers take to the picket lines because his storybook kick off return was something that writers were in no way allowed to ever write.

posted by NoMich to football at 09:36 PM - 2 comments

July 19, 2023

Nike announces it will permanently end sponsorship of Hockey Canada: Nike announced Monday that it will permanently cease its sponsorship of Hockey Canada in the wake of its handling of a high-profile alleged group sexual assault case.

posted by NoMich to hockey at 11:05 AM - 1 comment

July 14, 2023

Peter Gammons: Diamond Vision: It went so far that [UNC coach, Dean] Smith gave Peter this firm career advice: “You’re a good listener. You could write for a living. So, it's Dean's fault that we got Peter Gammons as a sports writer. And only one of the greatest ever.

posted by NoMich to baseball at 03:36 PM - 4 comments

July 12, 2023

Bob Huggins Didn't Retire?: Former West Virginia coach Bob Huggins is doubling down on his claim that he never technically resigned from the school. WVU's lawyers insists that he did indeed retire.

posted by NoMich to basketball at 09:53 PM - 7 comments

July 10, 2023

Hazing in Northwestern's Football Program: Investigation finds evidence of hazing in football program, Pat Fitzgerald suspended. Former NU football player details hazing allegations after coach suspension. University president Michael Schill says he "may have erred" in determining Pat Fitzgerald sanction.

All 3 of those links are from The Daily Northwestern located there in Evanston.

posted by NoMich to football at 08:17 AM - 5 comments

July 09, 2023