Bango Believes

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

A couple of weeks ago we told you that Kelvin Sampson cursed the Milwaukee Bucks with his mere presence. Maybe you were a skeptic and didn't believe us. You think curses are kid stuff for silly people. But Bango believes. Who is Bango? He's only been the Bucks' mascot since 1977. And for ...

Perhaps Indiana Can Still Make this Game Watchable

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

Today could be a nightmare. Usually there are few things better for the writers of this blog than a little Indiana-Purdue rivalry, especially this time of year. That's because basketball season is the time where Hoosiers get revenge for a normally embarrassing football loss. Not so this year. Since Kelvin Sampson pillaged and burned the Indiana program ...

Instant Karma’s Gonna Get You

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

When Scott Skiles decided to hire Kelvin Sampson to be his assistant coach in Milwaukee prior to this season, he probably didn't think it was much of a risk. Sure, Ole Assholeface may have been cast out of the collegiate game for his transgressions at Oklahoma and Indiana, but he ...

The Balls On This Guy…

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

In case you weren't aware, I hate Kelvin Sampson so much that picturing him suffering like Sisyphus in Milwaukee doesn't even bring a smile to my face. His name only exits my mouth on rare occasions, usually preceded by the type of unhinged cursing reserved only for the San Diego ...

So, Is This Rock Bottom?

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Finally, I know what it feels like to be a Baylor alum -- but only half as respectable, as the Bears actually have a good basketball team now. After months of speculation, Indiana was finally meted out its penalty by the NCAA on Tuesday. Thankfully, it was no more severe than ...

This is Rich: Bulls to Open Against Skiles

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Those masters of marketing over at the NBA Scheduling Department have come up with a doozy for us here in Middle America, especially for those of us with ties to both Indiana and the Chicago Bulls. The NBA released its schedules for next season, and the Bulls will open with ...