I’m sure we’ve all looked at someone who claimed to suffer from depression and thought, “Yeah, right. What could that person possibly have to be depressed about?” The truth is, though, depression is no respecter of persons, and even the most successful among us can still grapple with it. Consider this story from NBA star… Read More


I give up. I can’t write. I just have to face up to it. I’ve sat at this keyboard and started umpteen different posts and haven’t finished a single one of them. I’m blocked up like a dam. See? I can’t even come up with clever metaphors (And, yes, I know that was a simile.… Read More


Dear Life, I have not written to you in quite some time. In fact, I do not remember the last time I actually made a request to you in writing. I know I have talked to you plenty, both in my head and even out loud. Consider this a more official form of communication, a… Read More


In college basketball-crazed Kentucky, being a fan of the NBA makes me something of an anomaly. Most of the time when I mention I like professional basketball, the responses will almost always be the same… “They don’t play any defense.” “It’s a thug league.” “Too much one-on-one basketball.” “I don’t have time to follow it.”… Read More


I recently finished reading the book Dream Team,┬áby Jack McCallum. If you’re even remotely a fan of professional basketball, I’d highly recommend picking it up, as it provides a fascinating look at how some of the most cutthroat competitors in the history of sports managed to put aside their professional rivalries long enough to win… Read More


Four years ago, thank to Dan Gilbert and LeBron James, we all found out what Comic Sans font looked like. Shortly after “The Decision” was made by James to leave the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers to go the Miami Heat via free agency, Gilbert fired off one of the most bizarre hissy-fit letters in the history… Read More