John Thompson

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    Top Five Foods to Give Up in 2014 and What to Eat Instead

    No, this is not an article about how to be healthier in the new year. Read a fitness blog if that's what you want. This is about foods we are just so totally over. Not trends, necessarily, but things that need to chill out for a little while while we focus on other, better things. OK, and some of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2013

    Guy V. Lewis Finally Gets into the Hall of Fame

    Though the announcement won't come until Monday, it was been fairly widely leaked that legendary University of Houston men's basketball coach Guy V. Lewis has finally been elected to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, 2013 class. Lewis had been removed from the ballot for four years for lack of s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2012

    NBA Draft Cautionary Retro YouTube Video -- Kwame Brown's Draft Night!

    The NBA Draft is tonight, and you know what that means -- yes, bad suits, incoherent interviews, lots of Stuart Scott, and tons of upside potential. So basically, one big engrossing train wreck. It used to be a virtual guarantee a few years ago that every pick in the first round would be deemed a " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Game Time: What If Gordon Hayward's Shot Goes In?

    As sports fans, I think we probably let single events define players and coaches more than we should. In this era where we want to evaluate things quickly and neatly, it's always easier (and oftentimes, lazier) to just let one play on a big stage define somebody. It's clear, it's concise, it's also ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2007