Good News More Log in | Sign Up June 5, 2011 CONNECT SPORTS SPORTING NEWS FOOTBALL BASKETBALL BASEBALL SPORTS CRIME THE PLAYING FIELD THE SCHULTZ REPORT 15 FROM AP: Syrian TV: protesters to stage a sit-in on border... 17 minutes ago Get Alerts Sports Columnist, The Huffington Post On Thursday before Game 2, I joined Salt Lake City's 1280 The Zone to talk all things NBA Finals and NBA Draft on The Gordon Monson Show . featured posts Nrmt9gyLp32JiLmN8sVMySqeUaVveqi1Y3VUPr96DcGx8EFz7TInoPg8LClpEOUgL7WYnjFtrrwoLGWQ8eD1gTsNRIaeZBiMYdKXX2dSQCi%2BxRtIyi2%2BgI6kQMQXjvUTaTfsVD3IV6LOGhRQrB2D5ee8l3G42uWy2MZW03pPxz0%3D u1ghKQrweaRv9Ssnr%2FcdC8RZLW1dmwD59SyTKSmvDRRlurQQOvmUbgVZ5CJrgNXZ5ZbV%2FEAqoS45Sw1Jsw%2Bl%2Fr0kYIdWyYIZWRgIn51dBjIf8ASP%2BLzjKoMsib7uOLMr2USjNvnZtZj2ubl7mmDyWsxdZaF02%2F07jqtDu%2B3ngQI%3D cPpqSmhIwR3UZRbD92nJVBfFzq7RxdZUInS4xtNU3nBjK5UQjG%2B51q33Ov5Ur6j%2FW0sXMEY%2FD41gm%2F4fKuxS0cALerOVFXbupVvl7tcXMeZq2OXXAN7D4VDY0ycmR57Q5H5TjeGyCtJHzYWCGqJqHoX8NhipqxFTMHJe%2B5ImEK0%3D Gjox%2Fpdnpyq%2F9%2Fc43uNvKBsAdD9VfM2JqYHwbXsBoAkgIHFA%2BBkV07LjYMMVOt7wKGK0HuUSHbhTYiiWtDxoXOEPXz%2B%2FzsXBQVQHwNJQyH2t5s2aAiKvToYsyr52odKVVvNsruItfWkYz76fMhrYoxsXXaSnp6VPE%2BWj%2Bw9ov3o%3D z%2BQ3cMakiEA39vyAzVFgOU9K1fe46UOyXigIJFChAJ8%2BnuFqsHduuNcbvy%2Bpxdsb0%2BGKAwoNII0FM3UROJQZQLg0%2F%2FkEoHDR Baseball blogger and screenwriter Media and close friends who won't go near the Old McCourt Place after dark painted pictures of a treacherous pit, a crumbling baseball castle surrounded by shadowy parking lots, and plagued by roving, foulmouthed, bloodthirsty gang members. Managing Partner, NetScouts Basketball "The International Basketball Connection" In the final seven minutes of the game Dallas outscored Miami 22-5 to escape with a thrilling 95-93 victory to even the series at 1-1. It was Miami's first home loss after 10 wins in this season's playoffs. So what happened? TOP VIDEO PICKS Professor, Carleton University Professional athletes are on the ball when it comes to talking about, recognizing and defending gay rights. Doing so is becoming, although haltingly and unevenly, the new normal in sports. Creator of the female football fan website chicksinthehuddle.com I say if the players and owners want to play hardball, maybe the fans should too. How about our list of demands for a better NFL experience? Lecturer in Film Production, Northwestern University in Qatar When armchair statisticians try and hold LeBron up to Michael, there is an omnipresent variable they somehow seem to forget: Michael Jordan is the face of athleticism. Sports Columnist, The Huffington Post Put the hammer down on Jim Tressel, and do it hard. In the world of major college football, there are liars and there are cheaters. Tressel is the worst of both. Emmy Award winning sportscaster and New York Times Bestselling Author We try to deal with all the major issues in sports, such as, does sex help or hurt before a big game? According to French Open champ Francesca Schiavone, "For a woman, sex before a match... is fantastic." President, The National Football Post On Friday the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals will be the epicenter of the two-year battle between the NFL and its players. Both sides appreciate the gravity of this proceeding, filing lengthy legal briefs championing their respective positions. Organizing Manager, Change.org Lifelong Giants fan Sean Chapin encouraged the World Series champions to make an "It Gets Better" video by starting an online petition following recent controversial incidents. Author, 'The Faithful' I hate what Tressel did. I hate that he lied. But even more, I hate that I put him in a position to break my heart so much. He should never have been there in the first place. Bills Chick at www.chicksinthehuddle.com The Buffalo Bills are throwing a party and you're invited! The wait is over because on Friday, June 24, the official Uniform Launch party will kick off at 6:30 p.m. at Ralph Wilson Stadium.
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Qatar's scandalous triumph in taking the 2022 World Cup was driven by millions of dollars in bribes? At least that is what undercover reporters close to FIFA are claiming. Author, "Kick the Balls, The Glorious World Cup" Charles Darwin would have been impressed. In soccer terms, Saturday's Champions League Final between Barcelona and Manchester United was as profound a moment as when the first ape stood up and went for a jog. Federal Policy Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights The NBA may well have a transformative impact on the lives of LGBT people. It is, after all, where amazing happens. Venture capitalist-turned-writer For me, the real draw is Chara. The guy towers over every other player on the ice. He had to petition the NHL to use a non-standard length stick. Veteran high school English teacher, basketball coach, novelist In this year's NBA Finals -- as is true most years -- there's no shortage of players seeking redemption. In fact, out of the combined rosters of the Mavericks and the Heat, only three players have won a championship. That leaves 237 ringless fingers. Founder, Isha Foundation Being a sport means you are willing to play. Willing to play means you are involved or alive to the situation in which you exist, and that is the essence of life. don't miss huffpost bloggers EiUw1tYSXcv3rEkMYLTHKA%3D%3D FGoO1PiL9DxxzQp1d6vVlg%3D%3D dwIY5YUC1tWprlJALWvLXw%3D%3D RrqhnH9gCZDGUI4tmTxyhQ%3D%3D 7ycLyt40NKh4XuEPcHOC0g%3D%3D recent blog posts Comments (276) Comments (36) Video Jordan Schultz: Full Analysis of NBA Finals and NBA Draft Connect with your friends Check out stories you might like, and see what your friends are sharing! Most Popular on HuffPost Video Comments (20) Comments (36) Video Video Comments (56) Video Terrelle Pryor's Lawyer: SI Story '90 Percent Wrong' HUFFPOST'S BIG NEWS PAGES View All Rafael Nadal Wins 2011 French Open: Record-Equaling Title Over Roger Federer Tennis Inside Mexico's Drug Wars (PHOTOS): Exclusive Images From LIFE.com Mexico Jim Tressel: Ohio State Will Beat Michigan Again College Sports Robert Gates On DADT: No Opt-Out For Opponents Of Gays In The Military lgbt Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, Acting Yemen President, Offers To Withdraw Troops From Sanaa Middle East Protests Eric Stonestreet Straight: 'Modern Family' Co-Star Jesse Tyler Ferguson Calls Him 'Gay For Pay' Video Toronto Stock Exchange Reeling From Bad US Economy Canada Madoff Underwear Auctioned For $200 in Florida Bernard Madoff Market Stalls But No Panic Signs Yet Economy News Blogs Columnists SPORTS SPORTING NEWS FOOTBALL BASKETBALL BASEBALL SPORTS CRIME THE PLAYING FIELD THE SCHULTZ REPORT Copyright © 2011 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc. | "The Huffington Post" is a registered trademark of TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc. All rights reserved. Part of HuffPost News <img src="https://web.archive.org/web/20110605174605im_/http://b.scorecardresearch.com/p?c1=2&c2=6723616&c3=&c4=&c5=sports&c6=&c15=&cj=1"/> <img src="//web.archive.org/web/20110605174605im_/http://secure-us.imrworldwide.com/cgi-bin/m?ci=us-703240h&cg=0&cc=1&ts=noscript" width="1" height="1" alt=""/> <img src="https://web.archive.org/web/20110605174605im_/http://vertical-stats.huffpost.com/?24&&" width="1" height="1" alt=""/> <img src="//web.archive.org/web/20110605174605im_/http://pixel.quantserve.com/pixel/p-6fTutip1SMLM2.gif?labels=Sports" style="display:none" height="1" width="1" alt="Quantcast"/>