Aquille Carr, Overseas Pros and Major League Basketball

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If you’re surprised Aquille Carr is skipping college to play pro basketball overseas, you shouldn’t be. Reports that an Italian club had offered him $750,000 first surfaced in 2011, not long after the 5-foot-6 dynamo used a dazzling array of crossovers, stutter-steps, blind passes and dunks (yes, dunks!) to become a viral video sensation and … Continue reading

ABDB Ep 27: We’re not CRAY-zeh! Are we?


Read all about the latest episode of the best sports podcast on the net. And to hear it, click below… Episode Steve Atwater/Eddie George/Mel Hall… should be Episode Peaches & Herb — cuz we’re Reunited and it feels so good!!! Sweets has an announcment about an upcoming ABDB event… Are you ready for some Rampant … Continue reading

ABDB Ep 26: Old Folks, Cantankerous; Young Folks, Broke


What happens when the best sports talk show ever meets the top sports podcast on the net? Click the text below to find out. Pouring out grape drank for Duane “Sweets Watson”… Episode Willie Upshaw/Paul Palmer/Vinnie Johnson+Isiah Thomas… Special guest in the house, the one and only Bomani Jones!!! Damn you, Darius Lovehall! The Morning … Continue reading

ABDB Ep. 22: What if Tom Brady… were BLACK!!


He’d look like this. And the All Balls Don’t Bounce Podcast would sound like this. If you ever need support knowin who’s on the court, you call — All Balls Don’t Bounce… Pimpers Paradise even more pimped out than ever…Shouts out to ABDB’s ever-expanding circle of friends… Annika Sorenstam still beefing with Michelle Wie, says … Continue reading

ABDB Ep. 8: Who You Callin an Uncle Tom?


  Phoenix Suns president Rick Welts reveals his homosexuality — courageous…Ain’t is strange how the newspapers play with the language? …Former Villanova BBall player Will Sheridan also comes out the closet — opportunistic…Will Sheridan steals four minutes of our lives… Celebrating Ocho Cinco…Newsroom fear turns non-events into big stories, especially if they involved the Miami … Continue reading

ABDB Ep. 7: Immigration, Agitation and Aquille Carr Nation

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Where sports and social issues intersect, that’s where you’ll find ABDB. This week we tackle immigration policy via Atlanta Hawks foward Etan Thomas, gay marriage via NHL pest Sean Avery, and child labour via high school basketball star Aquille Carr. Along the way we break down Manny Pacquiao’s whitewash over Shane Mosley, Gus Johnson’s exit … Continue reading

ABDB Ep. 5: Pimper’s Paradise.


Two days before UFC 129, the All Balls Don’t Bounce crew descends upon Duane “Sweets” Watson’s luxurious downtown condo to preview the event. Along the way cast a critical lens on the NFL’s attempt to extend their lockout, examine the creative accounting NCAA schools employ to appear to comply with title IX, and conclude that … Continue reading

ABDB Ep. 4: Fun With One and Done


The All Balls Don’t Bounce crew is podcasting again, and this week we’ve got hypocrisy in the crosshairs once more. Hey Bobby Knight: where did Roy Halladay go to college? He didn’t, but you’re not criticizing baseball’s “none and dones,” and neither is anybody else for some reason. MLB, we’re still trying to clarify your … Continue reading

Buzz Bissinger, the NBA and False Friends

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When I enrolled in Spanish class two years ago my instructor warned me about “false friends” — words that sound familiar to English speakers but actually mean something different and potentially embarrassing en Español. Exitado was one of them. An anglo looks at that word and thinks it means “excited,” but in many parts of Mexico, … Continue reading

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