Play or Rest?

By Shaquira Speaks The Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors are headlining the new debate on if players should rest or not. The debate intensified over the past few weeks when head coach Steve Kerr decided not to play Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson or Draymond Green during their visit to the Spurs….

The King’s Joy

by Shaquira Speaks The Cleveland Cavaliers were one of the major teams that were quiet during the excitement of the NBA trade deadline on Feb. 23. But it’s what they did after the deadline that has been jaw-dropping. Earlier this season, LeBron James made waves when he became very vocal about needing to fill a…

It’s never over

By Shaquira Speaks It’s not over until the fat lady sings.  2016 has been a year for lessons for the sports world.  The biggest one being “a 3-1 lead is not a green light for a championship”. On November 2, 2016, the unthinkable occurred. The Chicago Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years. Their…

Home sweet home

By Shaquira Speaks Dwight Howard played his third game for Atlanta last night, and so far he looks great. Like really great. It was almost to the point where you had to do a double take mid-game and say “Who’s that guy wearing the number 8?” This could be a good fit for him. In…

Let Them Speak

by Shaquira Speaks The NFL seems to enjoy sending a bill to their players for not abiding by the rules according to the league’s code of conduct. Lately, it’s been for violating the uniform and equipment policy. Apparel The latest player to have to reach into his pocket due to a fine is Washington Redskins…

Goodbye 21

By Shaquira Speaks Earlier this week, the greatest power forward in league history has declared that the 2016 season had been his last. Timothy Theodore Duncan or “The Big Fundamental” as most know him, played his last game of his 19-year career against Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2016 playoffs. It was…