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becky

Becky Has A Long History In The U.S.

Cara Kelly writes how the name Becky has become a stand-in for a generic woman, generally white, who is familiar with sexual acts. The history of the name, and the connotations associated with it, dates back to the 19th century. Origins of Becky The cultural references date to William Makepeace...

successful women

Successful Women Show Society’s Ugliness

Just Not Sports, a podcast founded by three guys who talk to athletes about their lives outside athletics, approached Julie DiCaro, update anchor for 670 The Score and columnist for CBSChicago.com, with an idea: They’d find a group of real guys (not actors), give them some of the nastiest tweets...

heat

Heat Experience Advantage Demonstrated

The Heat opened the 2016 Playoffs with a 32-point win over the Hornets in Game 1 of their first-round series, scoring a franchise-playoff-record 123 points. Miami’s clear advantage entering the series was experience, and Dwyane Wade, Luol Deng and Joe Johnson all have plenty of experience in the postseason. Deng...

new york

New York Was Feelin The Common Sense

New Yorkers of all stripes are used to politicians pandering to them for votes. Here, more so than just about anywhere else, we generally base our support on who has more realistic goals that can be achieved in the very near future. The “revolution” rhetoric is neither practical nor impactful...

celtics

Celtics Rely On Next Man Up Sans Bradley

After leading by as many as 19 points, the Hawks held off a Celtics rally to secure a one-point win and maintain home-court advantage in the series. Boston not only lost the game, but may have lost Avery Bradley for the series due to a hamstring injury. Atlanta held Boston...

grizzlies

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...

warriors

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...

365 days

The Breeze: 365 Days Of Albums Pt. 4

Part four of a four-part podcast on 365 days of Albums that we reviewed. A must listen before our first quarter review of 2016. Twenty-seven of our 30 albums charted number one on Billboard’s Hip and R&B or Rap charts for at least 1 week. Nicki Minaj dropped in 2014 despite...

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The Breeze: 365 Days Of Albums Pt. 3

Part three of a four-part podcast on 365 days of Albums that we reviewed. A must listen before our first quarter review of 2016. Twenty-seven of our 30 albums charted number one on Billboard’s Hip and R&B or Rap charts for at least 1 week. Nicki Minaj dropped in 2014 despite...

365 days

The Breeze: 365 Days Of Albums Pt. 2

Part two of a four-part podcast on 365 days of Albums that we reviewed. A must listen before our first-quarter review of 2016. Twenty-seven of our 30 albums charted number one on Billboard’s Hip and R&B or Rap charts for at least 1 week. Nicki Minaj dropped in 2014 despite appearing...