LeBron vs. Curry: Reality Showdown

For a second consecutive year, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors are battling for the title of NBA Champion. That means for a second straight year it’s LeBron James vs Steph Curry. The King vs. Chef Curry. The four-time MVP vs the two-time, and reigning MVP. While it’s anyone’s guess as to who’ll win the title (*cough cough, Warriors

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NBA Finals characters as HGTV personalities

The NBA Finals are in full swing which means we are at peak basketball right now. We, as a nation, are also at peak HGTV right now, because HGTV is always on the top of its game. It’s time someone finally attempted to connect these two beautiful universes. It’s time to answer the burning question that’s been sweeping our nation:

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The evolution of LeBron James

Featured Image via ESPN LeBron James will be playing in the NBA Finals for a sixth consecutive season, the first non-Boston Celtic player to do so. This Cleveland team has nearly the same players as last season, but is vastly more healthy. All of the adulation and backlash surrounding James’ career made me think of his evolution as a player and

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Patterson’s NBA awards

Featured Image via Washington Post There are plenty of fascinating things to watch as the postseason begins, but let us not forget those players who shone the brightest during the regular season. Here are my All-NBA picks, adhering to the NBA’s ballot, with two guards, two forwards and one center per team. First Team Guard: Steph Curry, Golden State The

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Roundtable – April 7th

Monday night’s NCAA championship game was objectively one of the most entertaining ever. Was it the best NCAA Championship game of all time? Kellan Buddy: I’d say definitely the best in the 21st century; certainly in our lifetime. Nobody thought that Jenkins would hit that three after Paige nailed it. To be honest, I feel bad for Marcus Paige; hope his

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The College Tailgate Basketball Podcast Episode 1

The College Tailgate launches its podcast network with this NBA podcast hosted by Grant Becker featuring Ryan Patterson. They talk about the NBA all-star selections, Blake Griffin’s “incident,” the playoff races, under the radar rookies, who they would take second overall and they dissect a few trade rumors.

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10 for 10: thoughts on the NBA

As we begin 2016, it is a good time to take stock of the NBA regular season thus far. Every team has played at least 32 games, a decent indicator of where they are in the league’s hierarchy. Here are 10 observations to watch going forward. 1. The Warriors are the most fun, exciting team I’ve ever watched. The way this

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Leave Johnny Manziel Alone

I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving. This holiday was easily one of the most memorable for me, as I got to spend it with some of my best friends and family. The holiday only became sweeter, like my sister’s homemade cherry pie, when my beloved Chicago Bears upset the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau on the night they retired Brett Favre’s

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What’s next for Ronda Rousey

It was wild week in the world of sports for many. The Milwaukee Bucks proved that they could go the distance with LeBron’s Cavs as they beat them in double overtime. The Golden State Warriors are still undefeated. Top ten teams Stanford, LSU, and Utah all lost this weekend to unranked teams. The New England Patriots barely kept their streak

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Top 5 NBA players not named LeBron James

Who’s the best player in the NBA? Well, the short answer seems obvious. Just about ninety-nine percent of the world seems to think that LeBron James, indisputably, is the best player in the world. And to be fair, the man’s a freak of nature. He single-handedly carried a beaten down and broken Cavs team to the NBA Finals last year,

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