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The Rant: NBA seasons should be 10 games shorter

By Sean Anderson | February 1, 2012

Thanks to the NBA lockout, this year's season was shortened from the regular 82 games to 66.Teams, like the Chicago Bulls, are facing more injuries and fatigue as they have to play as many as five games in a week, and sometimes even three games in a row.Derrick...

What not to get your mate for Christmas

By Alyssa Pracz | November 30, 2011

Besides fighting viciously through crowds and rushing for the last pair of Ugg boots, Christmas shopping has another factor that could potentially make or break your relationship: What to get for your significant other.Now I don't have a clear answer...

My NBA nightmare is coming true

By Jimmy Johnson | October 21, 2011

That dark, unsettling feeling is starting to creep up on me.It appears NBA labor talks have been stonewalled for now.Three days of NBA owners and players conversing resulted in nothing more than fans getting blue-balled into the belief that progress was...

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