Get a book. Collect a stack. Raise the stakes. Repeat.
That's the objective of bourré, the underground card game popular with the pro athlete set. Chances are you've heard about it and didn't even know it. Remember when Taft High School alum and ex-NBAer Gilbert Arenas pulled a gun on his the ... More >>
There's a John Tesh song you've heard hundreds of times. You love it. It gets you psyched up. It's called "Roundball Rock" and is also known as the "NBA on NBC" theme.
You can play it below, and after doing so will likely not think of the former Entertainment Tonight co-host -- who performs tonight ... More >>
A few weeks ago, Dahlia Lithwick wrote a piece for Slate in which she set forth The Muppet Theory of Humanity: We all can essentially be described as a Kermit or a Miss Piggy, a Bert or an Ernie, or, more generally, an Order Muppet or a Chaos Muppet. She applied this theory to everyone from Chief J ... More >>
Associated PressDoesn't Biden get a No. 2? Racism, we tell yaBarack Obama and the lagging Los Angeles Lakers meet again, for their annual shoot-the-shit play date!
A presidential elbow-rub is apparently one of the perks of winning NBA titles -- and both parties are milking this photo op for ... More >>
NBAThe Lakers can add ad another crown to their collection as Forbes magazine on Thursday proclaimed the squad the most valuable team in the NBA.
Hot off last season's championship, the magazine valued the franchise at $607 million, which topped the New York Nicks (#2; $586 million), the Chi ... More >>
The instant controversy swirling around President Obama's Tonight Show
joke/gaffe about bowling as though he were in the Special Olympics is
another indicator of the hypersensitive times we live in -- not so much
because anyone from the Special Olympics even complained, but because,
according UPI an ... More >>
By Brandon Perkins
Perhaps if Ben Lyons' movie chops were as obvious as his hip-hop track record, then sites like StopBenLyons.com wouldn't exist. Ever since the E! personality took the helm of the Siskel, Roper and Ebert's beloved At the Movies, Lyons has been berated with more thumbs down than ... More >>