President Donald Trump told reporters last week that mixing politics with sports will “destroy basketball.” Trump was asked on Friday about some initiatives from the NBA and its players to protest against police brutality, including delaying last week’s playoff games days after Jacob Blake was shot by police. “You know […]
The Chicago Bears nearly kept their playoff dreams alive in a must-win situation at the tail end of their Sunday-afternoon matchup against their rival Green Bay Packers. With one second remaining and an eight-point deficit, the Bears executed a series of elaborate laterals to move towards the end zone. Rookie […]
The James Harden Step Back doesn’t always get called a travel by NBA referees. Zach Zarba, a 15-year NBA referee, is here to weigh in on whether or not the move is a travel. He takes a hint from when the ball is gathered. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
The flop is one of the most dramatic elements of basketball. Zach Zarba, a 15-year NBA referee, is here to weigh in on falling for a flop versus seeing a player sell a call. Sometimes, the difference is not so clear. Following is a transcript of the video. Zach Zarba: […]
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The NBA playoffs start on Saturday.
Roger Goodell announced this week that the NFL will examine the possibility of expanding the playoff format to include two extra teams (via ESPN.com). While there is fear that playoff expansion would minimize the importance of regular season games, it actually makes sense from a historical perspective. While the number […]
Despite the excitement of the current one game, winner-take-all format, of Major League Baseball’s Wild Card playoff round, it has drawn criticism for having so much ride on a single game crap-shoot. Theo Epstein, Chicago Cubs’ president of baseball operations, has a solution and it’s perfect. Epstein’s idea (as told […]
After 159 games, Major League Baseball is down to their final weekend, the final series, and the final three games for every team. We already know five of the six division champs and eight of the 10 playoff teams. But there is plenty left to play for. First up is […]
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There’s three games left in the Major League Baseball season and a lot still has to be settled.
With important college football hair cuts gathering in Florida to map out the future of the sport’s postseason, now’s the time to air any last worries about what sort of playoff we might end up with.