Archive for June, 2014

What happens when a power play doesn’t work? In most areas of professional life, you’ve played your cards and then you get minimized at best and simply fired at worst. Jason Kidd, after one mildly successful year as a head coach, demanded the full control role that the likes of Stan Van Gundy and Doc […]

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In recurring posts for the entirety of the 2014 World Cup, I’ll be looking at the performances of players coming off the bench throughout the tournament. These posts will are more of a sporadic view, but you can view all of the in depth pieces on specific super subs. With that in the bag, let’s get […]

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Here at Other League, we know we aren’t the only site delivering quality sportswriting to the web. We love reading the articles that other sites come up with, especially when it features quality writing with excellent analysis. In this new column, we’re going to highlight the best sportswriting of the week. Every time one of […]

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In recurring posts for the entirety of the 2014 World Cup, I’ll be looking at the performances of players coming off the bench throughout the tournament. These posts will are more of a sporadic view, but you can view all of the in depth pieces on specific super subs. With that in the bag, let’s get […]

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If you were able to tune into the wonderful NHL Draft on your Friday night, good for you. If you weren’t so fortunate, you didn’t miss much. For the most part, the players who were expected to go high, went high. Those expected to be scattered from 10-30, went there. There weren’t many surprises. There […]

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Gone are the days when NFL head coaches entered their first season with the license to develop a team over the course of a few years. The firing of Cleveland Browns head coach Rod Chudzinski marked the third consecutive season of a coach being fired after their first year with a team. Nothing is promised […]

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Earlier this week, ESPN radio co-hosts Scott Van Pelt and Ryen Russillo were discussing the breaking news at the time that Joel Embiid was going to need surgery for his broken foot. The head of his class, Embiid was considered a perfect match for the Cleveland Cavaliers at Number 1 just a week prior to […]

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In recurring posts for the entirety of the 2014 World Cup, I’ll be looking at the performances of players coming off the bench throughout the tournament. These posts will are more of a sporadic view, but you can view all of the in depth pieces on specific super subs. With that in the bag, let’s get […]

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Coming into this year, Danny Ainge made repeated claims that this draft is being regarded far more kindly than it should be. The Boston Celtics’ president of basketball operations said that he doesn’t think anyone in this draft is a franchise changer and he has adamantly stood by that statement. So he must be pleasantly surprised that […]

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With the NHL Draft right around the corner, most teams are finalizing their plans on what they expect to see and who they expect to draft. The NHL Draft could be the answer for some teams to excel into the postseason while for others, could be remembered for how the draft selection was a bust. […]

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In recurring posts for the entirety of the 2014 World Cup, I’ll be looking at the performances of players coming off the bench throughout the tournament. These posts will are more of a sporadic view, but you can view all of the in depth pieces on specific super subs. With that in the bag, let’s […]

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The 2014 NBA Draft tips off Thursday night at 7:00 eastern and it looks like it could be one of the deepest drafts in years. Throw in one of the most exciting free agent races that’s we’ve seen since Lebron James was last a free agent, and we’re in store for an interesting night of […]

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In recurring posts for the entirety of the 2014 World Cup, I’ll be looking at the performances of players coming off the bench throughout the tournament. These posts will are more of a sporadic view, but you can view all of the in depth pieces on specific super subs here. With that in the bag, […]

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I love watching players come off the bench. Super subs they’re sometimes called. They remind me of a closer or a pinch hitter at the end of a baseball game. One man that could set the stage for a dramatic win or make a critical tackle to stop a charging opponent. The 2014 World Cup […]

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For the last two World Cup games for the Netherlands, a certain young winger has come in and provided an extra punch for the highest scoring team in this tournament. You can view the other installments of our series looking at Super Subs from the 2014 World Cup here. Memphis Depay, the 20-year-old winger mentioned above, […]

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