Tagged: 2016

Goodbye 2016, You Were More Foul Than Fair

This has been one foul year of our lord 2016. A lot of good people died. Even more horrible people accomplished horrible things. Poor folks were poisoned by the water they drank, black people were mowed down like fucking animals, transgender people were given rights by the president which were...

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If I Were A Betting Man: NFL Week 1 2016

  The NFL is here and with that comes spreads, over/unders and totals. Indeed it is a billion dollar industry for Las Vegas. While I’d recommend sitting out Week 1, this is what I’d do if I were a betting man this Week 1 2016.   Tampa Bay at Atlanta...

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Top 15 Hip Hop And Rap Albums Mid 2016

Why even bother making a list? It’s usually albums you’ve never heard of, albums you don’t care about, or albums you either have heard or are intrigued enough by the writeup, album art, media buzz to give a chance. Still, if you’re behind on your new hip hop and/or rap...

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Chuck D Is Old But Not Wrong About Authentic Rap

Prophets of Rage rapper Chuck D says publications ignore the “Importance of the Group” in Hip-Hop. The rapper told Billboard that “the journals and blogs and everyone threw hip-hop down the stairs by praising the individual,” specifically citing the celebrity of Kanye West as an example. Chuck D Is Better...

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Grizzlies Only Chance In Series Is Z-Bo

After a competitive first half, the Spurs blew open Game 1 in the third quarter on their way to a 32-point win. This was the Grizzlies’ worst playoff defeat in franchise history. Memphis’ previous worst playoff defeat was a 27-point differential against Oklahoma City in 2011. The second-seeded Spurs had...

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The Unsurpassed Warriors Can Only Be Stopped By Injuries

The Warriors opened up their title defense with a 26-point Game 1 win over the Rockets in a rematch of last year’s Western Conference Finals. But the biggest news to come out of that game is the status of reigning MVP Stephen Curry, who played less than 20 minutes after...

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Mavericks Are Just About Cooked Now

The Thunder opened the 2016 Playoffs with a resounding 38-point win over the Mavericks. Point guard Russell Westbrook (24 points and 11 assists in 29 minutes) and Durant (23 points in 26 minutes) were productive as usual but Oklahoma City also received a strong performance from power forward Serge Ibaka,...

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Life After Death For Bernie Out West

Bernie Sanders won the states of Alaska, Hawaii and Washington in this increasingly elongated Democratic primary. Bernie won 55 delegates while Hillary won 20 delegates as Washington has a tri-tiered caucus system whose delegates are not counted until that process is complete. Where do we stand now? Life After Death...

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Landslide For Hillary Is Trump’s Meaning

  Presidential elections are a race to 270 electoral votes that turns on maybe a dozen key swing states. Those states are won and lost in a handful of suburban bellwether counties between heavily Democratic cities and heavily Republican rural areas, notes Jim Geraghty. While performance in a primary doesn’t...