We here at #TTO love being on the cutting edge, and we are going to introduce you to the top 8th and 9th graders in the nation. Marvin Bagley III, of Arizona, is a 6-10 phenom who is dominating the middle school circuit and exhibits excellent skill and athleticisim for a 6-10 14 year old! … Continue reading
How can we describe value? What’s valuable to one individual might hold no significance to another party. However, value theory encompasses a range of approaches to understanding how, why and to what degree people value things; whether the thing is a person, idea, object, or anything else. Everyone with two eyes can discern that LeBron … Continue reading
Russ & John..Super Explosive…Super Talented..Enjoy Russell Westbrook (99 Problems, #TheReturn) John Wall “Are you not entertained”:
Enjoy these two videos, courtesy of the two players in the NBA with the best footwork. Kobe Bryant’s top 150 plays from (1996-2013): Kyrie Irving “Doing what I do”
Thon Maker is currently dominating High School hoops for Carlisle High in Virginia, while running with one of the original AAU programs Boo Williams Elite. This young man is originally from Australia with a skill-set to DIE for. He can shoot, dribble, rebound, defend and TAKE COACHING! He measured 7.05″ feet at the LeBron James … Continue reading
Jermaine Samuels and Kimani Lawrence are two great freshman basketball players in the New England Area that are slightly under the radar to the “mainstream”, but are supremely talented and I have personally seen them dominate some of the top competition in the United States. Samuels is a 6-6 Forward from Franklin, Massachusetts, who is … Continue reading
“The Road to Hell is paved with good intentions.” The saying is thought to have originated with Saint Bernard of Clairvaux who wrote, “L’enfer est plein de bonnes volontés et désirs” (hell is full of good wishes and desires). Very few people have bad intentions. But most of the problems in the world are caused … Continue reading
College football no longer has a defending national champion. The formally #1 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide tasted defeat for the first time Saturday, and must prepare to relinquish the title belt come January 6th. The Tide lost a heart-breaker to their in state/arch rival Auburn, in the year end clash known as, The Iron Bowl. … Continue reading
“The subject matter is over their head but…Under their nose.”- David Styles Indentured servitude was a form of debt bondage, established in the early years of the American colonies and elsewhere. It was most used as a way for poor teenagers in Britain and the German states to get free passage to the American … Continue reading
BCS Top 10 (11/24/13) Alabama Florida State Ohio State Auburn Missouri Clemson Oklahoma State Stanford Baylor South Carolina We have made it to the last week of November. Most folks refer to it as Thanksgiving week, but us college football fans would prefer to refer to it as, rivalry week. Rivalry week, which doubles as … Continue reading
Reservoir; A large or extra supply, a reserve or a place where a great stock of anything is accumulated. The question for the Miami Heat is, how much is left in the tank? Can they keep going to that metaphorical reservoir? Or have they gleaned every ounce of what … Continue reading
The start of the college basketball season marks the beginning of the best three month stretch of the year for sports fans. This is when we get both college football and basketball, the NFL, and the NBA, at the same, damn, time! And while Friday marked the beginning of college basketball, tonight is the TRUE … Continue reading
BCS top ten (11/11/2013) Alabama Florida State Ohio State Stanford Baylor Oregon Auburn Clemson Missouri South Carolina Last week I posed the question, can they do it again? “They” being the Stanford Cardinal, with “it” being a second straight victory over the Oregon Ducks. The answer was an emphatic, yes. The Cardinal flat out dominated … Continue reading
– Nicholas Foles, go head boy! Wow, was that impressive?! It was the Raiders, i know, but throwing for 7 TD’s on any NFL defense is a truly remarkable feat. Foles just may have officially ended Michael Vick’s tenure in Philly. As an Eagle fan, I’m excited to see what Foles can do as the … Continue reading
BCS top ten (11/3) Alabama Florida State Oregon Ohio State Stanford Baylor Clemson Missouri Auburn Oklahoma Last week saw five of the BCS top ten enjoying a bye. Alabama, Oregon, Stanford, Baylor, and Oklahoma all used the week to rest up and prepare for HUGE conference games this week, with even bigger national title implications. … Continue reading
“I’m not saying I’m number 1..uh I’m sorry I lied.. I’m number 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5” -KRS-One Lebron James is the king of the basketball universe, he is Neo in the matrix. You have the Conch King James, use it wisely. The Official Consensus Top 30 Players In The NBA: 1.) LeBron James … Continue reading
Let’s cut to the chase, Desmond “Dez” Bryant. I’ve been overly critical of Dez since he arrived in the league, often because his play never, and I mean NEVER out shined his antics off of the field. He’s claimed he was one of the best wideouts in the league, and his stats damn sure never … Continue reading
I’m not going to bore you with a typical basketball preview, I want to promote discussion and thoughtful discourse on social media. With the NBA season upon us there are so many story lines and interesting changes that have taken place since we last saw the Spurs and Heat do battle last June. Enough of … Continue reading
Without further adieu I present to you the new, updated BCS top ten rankings. Alabama Oregon Florida State Ohio State Stanford Baylor Miami Clemson Missouri Oklahoma After dismantling Tennessee 45-10 there was no doubt that the Crimson Tide would hold on to the #1 spot in the BCS rankings. Bama just continues to get better … Continue reading
– Are the Chiefs really THIS good? Yes. They have one of the two best defenses in the league, with pro bowlers at each level, a still, very underrated QB, all pro running back, and quite possibly the best home field advantage in the NFL. – One time for my man, Andy Reid. As an … Continue reading
This weeks Monday Morning Quarterback will have a little different flavor than in weeks past. Last night marked the release of the initial 2013 BCS rankings, the same rankings that decide which two teams will play in the BCS National Championship game, along with the other four BCS bowl games. While the initial rankings don’t … Continue reading
– And the mighty Cardinal has fallen. The #5 ranked Stanford Cardinal were upset by the un-ranked Utah Utes, 27-21 in the biggest stunner during what turned out to be upset Saturday in college football. Both teams battled back and forth all night, and Utah’s will in the 4th quarter was just too much for … Continue reading
1.) The Broncos @ Cowboys game was SPECIAL, a true treat for all of us football nuts. The 51-48 shootout was a nip and tuck game in which the Cowboys stood up to the juggernaut and almost came away victorious, until………. 2.) Tony Romo, SMH!!!!!!!!!! Romo is a very good football player who was worked … Continue reading
– My oh my, Florida State QB Jameis “Jaboo” Winston has been unconscious this season and this past Saturday against Maryland was the best performance of his young career. Winston threw for 393 and 5 TD’s, in a 63-0 rout of Terps. He has proven in just 4 games that his indeed the real deal, … Continue reading
1.) It’s a sad day in New England for mighty Vince has crumbled….A true Patriot in every sense of the word and a pillar in the community. He will be missed, get better big fella. 2.) Peyton Manning has been a treasure this season. He is operating at a level NEVER seen in the history … Continue reading
With another great week of college football in the books, we are roughly a third of the way through the 2013 season. There were numerous highly anticipated match-ups in college football this past Saturday, with the SEC again stealing the spotlight. Let’s get into the week 5 headlines. – Alabama isn’t quite ready to relinquish … Continue reading
1.) The NFL is a man’s game, a grown ass man’s game. Can you move the grown man in front of you a few inches in order to get your team to where they want to be? 2.) With that being said, what do you really expect from football players? These are modern day gladiators … Continue reading
Much like what my colleague Joshua does with the NFL on Tuesday’s, I will be bringing you a complete overview of the news and notes in college football from the previous weekend. This piece will run every Monday from now until a National Champion is crowned in January. For those of you that know me, … Continue reading
A new tradition that we are starting her at #TTO will be a weekly Tuesday column during football season called “Tuesday mornings with the professor”. These posts will consist of 20 or so football thoughts with me, the one and only @ProfessorCorria. Without further ado, let’s get into it!!!!!!!!!!!! 1.) I’m beginning to wonder if … Continue reading
Ah yes, it’s that time of year again where we separate the men from the mice and the Pit’s from the poodles. Yes ladies and gentleman, football season is upon us after what seems like such an agonizing, prolonged wait. The NFL is back, and with it comes our favorite pastime as we gather every … Continue reading
What happens when an immovable object clashes with an unstoppable force? When two opposing factions chuck full of immortal combatants square off after they have left a path of decimated antagonists in their wake. On one side you have Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen walking into the arena with the heads of conquered feudal kings … Continue reading
Here at #TTO we will be trying to merge our words with videos in order to reach the broadest audience possible!!!!! So please enjoy this weeks inspirational video of the week!!!
Before there was Blake Griffin, there was Shawn Kemp. Kemp not only delivered devastating dunks and highlight plays, but also played great defense and was a physical force in the paint. Unlike Griffin, Kemp never wore the label of being “soft”, and you will see why in these highlights!!! Kemp help lead the Seattle Supersonics … Continue reading
The season is upon us! No, not the football season, that’s still a little over a week away. Unfortunately. But, we’ve officially embarked on the 2013 fantasy football season. Being that we are just days away from the season kicking off, many of you will be conducting your drafts this weekend. It is pivotal that … Continue reading
Kobe 62…. Dallas 61. That was the score after three quarters. This is by far Kobe’s greatest work, outscoring the eventual Western Conference champs after 3 quarters. Enjoy!
Today is Kobe Bryant’s 35th birthday. The black mamba has been electrifying patrons in Staples Center for exactly half of his life, and even after suffering an achilles tear on April 12th, Kobe is determined to be back in purple and gold this coming season. Kobe has always been a winner, and that derives from … Continue reading
I am a Florida State fan to the BONE, but the 2001 Miami Hurricanes were the best college football team of ALL-TIME. They went 13-0 while only allowing 9.75 points per game and boasted 6 All-Americans and a truck load of future NFL stars and contributors, including 17 future NFL 1st round picks. Here are … Continue reading
In the 2001 Eastern Conference Semi-Finals two of the best player of their era, Allen Iverson and Vince Carter, went head-to-head in an all out scoring duel. It was beautiful to watch two great scorers battle each other for 7 straight games, with Iverson eventually leading his team to the series win and the NBA … Continue reading
PLEASE watch and enjoy this video, fore this is Michael Jordan at his apex, his nadir his undisputed PRIME. 1993, game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals trailing 2-1 against an absolute defensive killing machine. Jordan comes out and destroys the New York kicks from the beginning to the final horn. Fin.
There are no words in the English Language that can truly describe how unbelievably fast Mike Vick was in his prime. So we wont try lol. Please enjoy the video!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The Golden Boy AKA Tommy Touchdown AKA Tom Terrific AKA Gods Son. Ok ok I added that last one in there but Tom Brady is considered if not the greatest, at least one of the greatest football players of all time. Entering his 14th year, Brady still has the Patriots offense humming with mind numbing … Continue reading
David Robinson tortures the LA Clippers on the last day of the season in 1994 to win the Scoring title over Shaquille O’Neal. David Robinson was a truly great NBA player and a lot of people never give him his true credit. Please Enjoy this video of the Admiral.
Greg Jones, 6-3 250 Pounds, 4.5 40 yard dash and a 525 pound bench press. YIKES(copyright J-Nasty). Please take the time out to enjoy these 3 incredible runs by former Florida State/Jacksonville Jaguar’s RB Greg Jones. Watch as he runs through, around, and over Clemson, UNC and the Late great Sean Taylor.
PED’s, performing enhancing drugs. Pretty simple, straightforward, right? Or, you know, roids, juice. Whatever your preference may be when referring to them, if you even know what they are, then you’ve likely seen the influx in media coverage surrounding PED’s in recent days, weeks…years. This is a subject I’ve wanted to stay away from and … Continue reading