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The China syndrome
There was always a little something off about Kirk Snyder, the onetime University of Nevada Wolf Pack star and NBA washout.
Kirk Snyder's strange tale gets stranger. Plus, Texas Lutheran's divine intervention.
| December 18, 2009
It wasn’t quite the world-shattering, where-were-you-when moment as the space shuttle Challenger exploding into cottony plumes earlier that year. But I still remember my naive and dazed disbelief upon hearing that basketball star Len Bias had died of a
Len Bias’s death was more than just a basketball tragedy.
| October 30, 2009
Crossword: ''That's B. S.''
At least it's broken up
At least it's broken up
| May 29, 2009
There've been some bizarre stories over the years involving gullible jocks and their inappropriate, multiple-alias-bearing girlfriends/wives.
Tough times for Dirk Nowitzki. Plus, a Pitt Panther gets caught shooting blanks.
| May 22, 2009
Some Victoria's Secret bombshells might like goofy Serb point guards with eyes that are way closer to each other than they should be, but we don't. With stats like his, this Memphis Grizzlies scrub needs a lot more than Adriana Lima on his arm to escape
Some Victoria's Secret bombshells might like goofy Serb point guards with eyes that are way closer to each other than they should be, but we don't. With stats like his, this Memphis Grizzlies scrub needs a lot more than Adriana Lima on his arm to escape the wrath of unsexiness.
Boston Phoenix Staff
| March 26, 2009
It was nice knowing ya, Gabe Pruitt.
If a certifiable crazy man is signed to your position, here is what you don't do: act weirder than him
| March 04, 2009
Crossword: ''Hit the bricks''
A classic case of one-upmanship
| August 20, 2008
Bought and paid for
Boston haters will say that the Celtics purchased their 17th championship.
Balls and pucks
| June 18, 2008
Tweens of yore
At age eight, Kimberly Hutt sent a manuscript to Scholastic Corporation.
Blogging the Baby-Sitters Club
CAITLIN E. CURRAN
| April 23, 2008
This Will Ferrell send-up attempts to do for bush-league basketball what Bull Durham did for baseball and Slap Shot for hockey.
A grand idea
| February 27, 2008
Skell of the year
Much less funny than usual, was 2007.
Sports crime: 2007 in review
| December 18, 2007
Can't drive 55
This past week, we snared an early candidate for the next Justin Miller Award, given to the athlete who most bollockses up his professional-draft status with an avoidable pre-draft arrest.
Sports blotter: "Sammy Hagar" edition
| December 12, 2007
Do mess with Texas
The Houston Texans are like the soy cheese of the sporting world.
Sports blotter: "Houston has a problem" edition
| December 05, 2007
Bob's your uncle
When was the last time England was relevant at all in the sporting world?
Sports blotter: "Across the pond" edition
| November 28, 2007
This Barry Bonds thing is going to be a big story, no doubt, but trust me: even bigger news is probably coming.
Sports blotter: "Barry's indictment" edition
| November 19, 2007
Tough week for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where two football players were busted within a span of three days.
Sports blotter: "All offensive linemen" edition
| November 14, 2007
We’ve had some real winners light up the crime blotter this year.
Sports blotter: "Genius of the year" edition
| November 07, 2007
A leafy, green substance
Just when you thought the “supernaturally large quantity of marijuana” sports bust was a thing of the past.
Sports blotter: "Copious amounts of pot" edition
| October 31, 2007
Lots of class being shown this year by New York–area point guards.
Sports blotter: "Celtics fans still hate this guy" edition
| October 24, 2007
Surely you can't be serious
Early nomination for collegiate crime-dweeb of the year goes to Fresno State defensive lineman Jason Shirley.
Sports blotter: "Don't call me Shirley!" edition
| October 17, 2007
A few years ago it would have seemed unlikely that former No. 1 overall pick Kwame Brown would leave any legacy at all, but that situation has clearly changed.
Sports blotter: "All people named 'Brown' " edition
| October 10, 2007
Remember Willie Williams?
Sports blotter: "Never fade away" edition
| October 03, 2007
Free the Juice
As you surely have heard by now, O.J. Simpson is up to his old tricks again.
Sports blotter: "Return of Orenthal James" edition
| September 26, 2007
The Texas Longhorns have been a real gift to the sports-crime-reporting industry of late.
Sports blotter: "Horns hooked" edition
| September 19, 2007
Tough, tough summer for the Houston Rockets, arrest-wise.
Sports blotter: "Houston hydroponics" edition
| September 14, 2007
Let’s play a game — it’s called “Celebrity Take-the-Hint.”
Sports blotter: "NBA Street" edition
| September 05, 2007
Squish the fish
Hey New England, can I get a “Sucks to be you, you got a DWI, you LOSER!”
Sports blotter: "Dolphin crime" edition
| July 18, 2007
The United States of America is a nation with a proud history.
Since George W. Bush took office, the United States has sunk to unprecedented lows in sports and pop-culture domination
| June 29, 2007
Touched by a taser
Such was the fate of DerMarr Johnson, who just made himself the latest entry in what is becoming a shockingly long list.
Sports blotter: "More Pittsburgh pimping" edition
| June 13, 2007
Jeff Silva and Alla Kovgan are the curators of the long-going Balagan Film Series at the Coolidge Corner, and also estimable cinéastes in their own right.
And who will dig Diggers?
| April 24, 2007
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