A Melo Solution

This might be crazy, but what about this for a Melo solution… http://games.espn.go.com/nba/tradeMachine?tradeId=4zusvzf The Upside - – Anthony lands close to New York, for his families sake and his wives career, while instantly becoming the hottest thing to hit Philly since Iverson. – The 76ers step into line behind Boston, Orlando, Miami, Chicago, and New ...

Who Will Play in Super Bowl XLV? 2

This week,  I pose a simple question. Who will play in Super Bowl XLV? From the NFC we have the Packers and the Bears, and from the AFC we have the Steelers and the Jets. Let’s take a look at the NFC first. I have to be honest, I actually watched more of the Bears-Seahawks ...

Cleveland Browns, this is why you will never win…

I almost wrote blog entry after the St. Louis Rams lost to the Seattle Sea Hawks in week 17 of the NFL season to call for the firing of St. Louis offensive coordinator, Pat Shurmur.  I didn’t write that blog, but I wish now that I had.  Let me explain why I wanted Shurmur fired ...

Resistance is Futile 1

“We are the Clippers.  Your team will be assimilated.  Your roster and payroll will be added to our own.  Resistance is futile.” This statement, although not as frightening to mankind as the Borg’s original, might be just the thing to light a fire under the ass of the NBA’s cellar dwellers. What if, instead of ...

Where We Stand 2

So where do TheLongTalk’s preseason predictions stand at the start of 2011? In the Eastern Conference things are looking OK.  The first four are right, but the order is wrong. 1 – Boston – Predicted (P) 4 – Which is where they might be heading with Garnett hurt 2 – Miami – P 1 – ...