Minnesota signing Cousins keeps Vikings in upper echelon of NFC


The Minnesota Vikings came within one game of making the Super Bowl in February.

After the “Minneapolis Miracle,” the Vikings came out flat in Philadelphia and were destroyed by the Eagles.

The Eagles went on to beat the Patriots in the Super Bowl. Continue reading “Minnesota signing Cousins keeps Vikings in upper echelon of NFC”

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Bad NBA contracts


A lot of players made a lot of money this past offseason in the NBA.

Some deals were expected. Others weren’t, but were sadly going to happen anyway. Continue reading “Bad NBA contracts”

Teams not afraid to spend money on unproven players


At first, I was a fan of the NBA increasing the salary cap. As free agency is just a few hours old, I am starting to regret being a fan. Continue reading “Teams not afraid to spend money on unproven players”

NBA Madness!


Kevin Love stayed true to his word. He will live in Cleveland during the months of October through April. (Photo credit to cdn.fansided.com)
Kevin Love stayed true to his word. He will live in Cleveland during the months of October through April. (Photo credit to cdn.fansided.com)

There has been a lot of money flying around on this eventful Wednesday, the first day teams are allowed to talk to free agents.

Kevin Love and Tristan Thompson are staying in Cleveland, Tyson Chandler is headed to Phoenix, and DeMarre Carroll is headed way up north to Toronto. Continue reading “NBA Madness!”

We love to get paid…to do nothing


A lot of these guys pictured make a lot of money. (Photo credit to sportsonearth.com)
A lot of these guys pictured make a lot of money. (Photo credit to sportsonearth.com)

I hate wasting money.

I’m sure NBA owners are sick of it, too.

Of the 30 highest paid players, I found some staggering numbers.

One thing was certain: money was WASTED. Continue reading “We love to get paid…to do nothing”

Performance-based salaries in the NBA?


What if the NBA owners paid players differently? (Photo credit to uiowa.edu)
What if the NBA owners paid players differently? (Photo credit to uiowa.edu)

Almost everything relating to pay is based on past performance and experience.

Great performance means a reward, whether it’s a bonus or a big bump in pay.

Experience usually means higher starting pay.

What if the NBA went about paying players like that? What would the contracts look like? Continue reading “Performance-based salaries in the NBA?”