Tag Archives: Isiah Thomas

Isiah Thomas: He’s Just Not That Into [FI]U

If James Dolan or Pete Garcia were female, Isiah Thomas may not have seen his last sexual harassment lawsuit. Fortunately for Thomas, these men are in position to enable him to return to the NBA in an executive capacity, all … Continue reading

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Isiah Thomas: Failing Upwards and Onwards

The good news for FIU is that Isiah Thomas probably wasn’t destined to coach here for a long period of time. I didn’t like the hire [see here], but will concede that Thomas’ key recruits won’t see the floor until … Continue reading

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Self-Censorship and the FIU Basketball Coach

There is something very strange going on with the local newspaper reporting about Isiah Thomas. Yesterday there was a nice profile of Isiah Thomas in the Palm Beach Post and I had read earlier ones in the Miami Herald. Those … Continue reading

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Isiah Thomas: The Anti-Cristobal

The hiring of Mario Cristobal as the football coach at FIU was a welcome departure from the safe practice of hiring ‘names.’ He was a young coach with extensive roots in the area, personal and professional. The perception was that … Continue reading

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Fans of New York Sports Teams

Not all ignorant and alcoholic sports fans are fans of New York sports teams, some ignorant and alcoholic sports fans change their allegiances upon leaving New York. [In some cases the switch in allegiances is motivated by purely sporting concerns, … Continue reading

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What Can Get My Mind Off This Election?

The sports writing of Bill Simmons can do it. Sentences like those copied below give me, what I happily acknowledge to be, an inordinate amount of pleasure, even when they do not conjure up images of Christina Hendricks. If the … Continue reading

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