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Intersection of music and sport forms new media monolith


Sports and music have always been not-so-strange bedfellows — just look at Sheryl Crowe and Lance Armstrong, or Madonna and Alex Rodriguez, to name a few. But in recent years, this marriage has gone beyond celebrity relationships as the institutions themselves are becoming increasingly “synonymous.” Each passing year, it seems like there are more references […]

Competitive arena needs room for emotion


It’s been popular to hate the Miami Heat this year. The championship parade before they even played a game and their early season struggles made them easy targets for critics from the beginning. So when Heat players cried in the locker room after a regular season loss to the Chicago Bulls on Sunday, fans and […]

High flying ex-Trojan DeRozan on display


It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s … DeMar DeRozan? Not quite. But for this weekend, he will have to do. Nobody is going to mistake the former USC basketball star for Superman. Nobody will even mistake him for Super Dwight. But on Saturday night, DeMar DeRozan will have me watching the slam dunk competition […]