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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Roundtable April 27th

Who looked the best in round one of the Stanley Cup Playoffs? Peter Fiorentino: Blues. I don’t care if it went 7, it shows a tremendous amount of heart to beat the Hawks, and Brian Elliot looked really good. Jamey Schilling: The Pittsburgh Penguins. Even without their starting goalie the Pens looked like a team a dangerous team. Any one who

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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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Questions of the week: November 26

The College Tailgate staff has decided to launch a weekly article where all our writers get their two cents on the biggest narratives of the week from all around the sports world. Let us know what you think of this idea in the comment section below! NFL QUESTION The Dallas Cowboys ended a seven game skid this weekend and moved

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The Warriors are Finally Golden Again

This was inevitable, right? The Cavaliers and their team of Hercules plus some underdog role players was cute while it lasted, but was there ever any real doubt as to which team would win the series? Maybe a little, but most reasonable NBA experts and observers believed that there was no way Cleveland could keep this up and win two more

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Appreciate LeBron James While You Can

LeBron James is the greatest basketball player I have ever seen, and maybe will ever see. I’ve been fortunate to see him play three times, and watched him create breathtaking physical art each time. The last time I saw him play, in March, I couldn’t stop thinking about how much of a difference one man can make on a basketball court.

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What’s Wrong with the Warriors?

Picture Courtesy of SlamOnline Raise your hand if you had the Memphis Grizzlies up 2-1 on the Golden State Warriors after three games in this Western Conference semi-finals series. Now put your hand down, because no one saw this coming, especially after game one. Games two and three have been truly shocking, at least on the Golden State side. Maybe

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