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  1. How to decide whether to watch overtime

    DJ Gallo

    The Stanley Cup playoffs are underway and, with it, the drama of playoff overtime hockey. But extra time is not unique to the NHL. All four of our major sports can go long, and when those games occur we, the fans, must decide if we have the phys...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  2. NBA options to follow Spurs' McGrady plan

    DJ Gallo

    The San Antonio Spurs signed Tracy McGrady, late of the Qingdao Eagles in the Chinese Basketball Association, to a deal that will keep him on the roster through the end of the playoffs. With McGrady off the market, what other former NBA veterans...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  3. Louisville-Michigan was absolute perfection

    DJ Gallo

    Louisville-Michigan was perfect. Everything about it. Perfect. We witnessed by far the best NCAA title game of recent memory, and that's not even a typical modern media, hyperbolic, complete lack-of-context opinion. (Probably.) Perfect, per...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  4. Gallo's A to Z of the NCAA title game

    DJ Gallo

    The NCAA tournament title game is finally here and, with it, sweet merciful death for your tournament bracket. As the athletes competing tonight are student-athletes, many of whom will one day work for Enterprise Rent-A-Car, let's keep the theme of t...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  5. Pretend you know FGCU with 16 sweet facts

    DJ Gallo

    Florida Gulf Coast University is the first 15-seed to reach the Sweet 16 in NCAA tournament history. If you plan to jump on the bandwagon and pretend to have been there from the start, you need to sound like you know what you're talking about. H...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  6. How to pick NCAA tournament underdogs

    DJ Gallo

    The key to winning your NCAA tournament bracket is nailing your upset picks. It's no secret. So how do you pick your Cinderella teams? By using the knowledge you've gained from watching hours and hours of college basketball all season? Ha. No. ...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  7. Pretend you know stuff: NCAA hoops FAQ

    DJ Gallo

    College basketball conference tournaments have started. It's time for casual college basketball fans to get informed about the season because one week from now we'll all be filling out our NCAA tournament brackets and pretending we know stuff. D...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  8. Your intracity fighting words

    DJ Gallo

    Sports fans love a good rivalry. Team versus team. City versus city. Athlete versus athlete. Blood feuds sustain us. But what if we stopped limiting rivalries to teams in other cities and opened up the disdain to teams within individual cities. O...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  9. Shoot free throws granny style, Dwight

    DJ Gallo

    Dwight Howard can't shoot free throws. He has been successful at hurling the ball through the hoop from the line on only 46 percent of his attempts this season. Howard almost had a better chance at winning Powerball than he does of making a free thro...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  10. Pelicans a good choice for New Orleans

    DJ Gallo

    The New Orleans Hornets are reportedly set to become the New Orleans Pelicans. Everyone is laughing at the new name. Although the team may appreciate the respite from being laughed at because of its play, going unmocked is probably what it would pref...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  11. What David Stern can do in retirement

    DJ Gallo

    Ten things David Stern is looking forward to doing in retirement: 1. Smirking at sunsets. 2. Sending hate mail to Seattle residents. 3. Pretending he's broke to get the players to give him more money. 4. Reuniting with an old, hairy frien...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  12. Preparing to irrationally troll Bryce Harper

    DJ Gallo

    Attention Sports Fans! I have some great news for you! Remember how we all loved to criticize LeBron James and call him a choker and a failure and a complete waste of basketball talent who should just quit and leave the country and live in a ...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  13. Hangover: Baseball, football -- same thing

    DJ Gallo

    October is a sports month unlike any other. Football, playoff baseball, soccer and the start of the basketball and hockey seasons (in hypothetical non-lockout years) mean there is nonstop action every night of the week. It is sports fan paradise. ...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  14. DJ Gallo's Monday Night Football Captions!

    DJ Gallo

    "You weren't our worst player tonight. Great job!" "Yep. Contract extension through 2014. I know. Hilarious, right?" "Man, this got me so pumped up to play some basketball." "Yeah, that's right. The star of 'Barbershop 2: Back in Busines...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  15. Sequels LeBron James should really star in

    DJ Gallo

    LeBron James tweeted this week that he would like to star in "Space Jam 2." RT @parletoo: @kingjames do you love space Jam ?(I love that movie. Wish I could do Space Jam 2!)- LeBron James (@KingJames) August 26, 2012 Terrible idea. If...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  16. Kentucky schools should ban more words

    DJ Gallo

    Kentucky and Louisville have banned athletes from using hundreds of words on social media, according to a report in the Louisville Courier-Journal. The flagged words are those the universities fear could embarrass their programs. If such a word is us...

    Blog | August 21, 2012