Tag Archives: Steve Nash

Time Cadet Terry Porter, Reporting from the Future.

  Editor’s Note: Given today’s surprise hire, we thought we’d revisit this piece by Time Cadet Terry Porter, originally posted on July 10, 2012. ***** Hi everyone, you may remember me.  My name is Terry Porter.  I was a solid … Continue reading

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Cognitive Dissonance? Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Steve Nash on the Lakers

Really? An article about the Lakers? A week before the NBA season starts and basketball literates are forced to endure daily updates on this team from every media source imaginable for over six months? I know. I realize that ESPN … Continue reading

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Bob Marley Reincarnate’s Guide to the NBA Offseason pt. 2

Yesterday, inspired by The Artist Formerly Known as Snoop Dogg’s spiritual baptism and rebirth as The Artist Currently Known as Snoop Lion, I wrote about rebirths in the NBA. Today we tackle the same topic, but this time the outcome … Continue reading

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Your Annotated Smartphone Bathroom Reader for Saturday, July 7, 2012.

Pooping and hooping — what could be better? Knicks Know Lin’s Price, but his Value?  Not Exactly. Howard Beck New York Times Howard Beck delivers perhaps the finest summation of Linsanity in terms of both social/cultural impact  (as well as … Continue reading

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The Pitfalls of Liberation.

One of FreeDarko’s most salient points, and an idea that we focused heavily on during FreeDarko week, was the concept of liberated fandom, which privileges individualism, style and watchability over institutional and geographic allegiances.  The articulation of this concept was … Continue reading

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Sports Team Owners are Shittalking Sociopaths

Here at The Diss we talk a lot about the Stadium Issue, and for good reason. The Stadium Issue is a portal into the (often ugly) core of the business of sports. Nowhere else do we see the owner and … Continue reading

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The Week That Was: May 28-June 3, 2012

As much fun as it is to watch these two (surprisingly) evenly matched semifinal series, I have to admit: I miss our non-playoff friends.  I feel like a nerd who became popular, got to hang out on the senior steps, … Continue reading

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