Here’s the biggest problem with the Dunk Contest

Another year, another NBA All-Star Weekend in the books with a game that was actually pretty entertaining and saw the players try in the fourth quarter. But the one event that usually stands out as the marquee event of the weekend was a letdown, I am of course talking about the Slam Dunk Contest. Continue reading Here’s the biggest problem with the Dunk Contest

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HOTSPROTSTAKES Podcast 6: Indoor football, alternative sports video games and NBA All-Star weekend

The HOTSPROTSTAKES Podcast is back for Episode 6, we’ve almost made as many podcasts as Star Wars has movies! And just because the NFL season is over, you thought we were done talking football. WRONG! SAD! This week we talk about the Indoor Football League and the team that is letting fans vote on what plays are called, the results of our¬†Alternative Sports Video Game … Continue reading HOTSPROTSTAKES Podcast 6: Indoor football, alternative sports video games and NBA All-Star weekend

Ranking the all-star games

For the most part, all-star games are a waste of time. Players don’t really want to be there, fans at home don’t care, and outside of seeing all your favorite players there, the fun wears off pretty quickly, because it’s a sport-like substance featuring the world’s greatest athletes…playing at half speed and hoping not to get hurt.

Amazingly, this week we get not one, but TWO all-star games with the NHL version set for Sunday afternoon, and the NFL one to follow on Sunday night.

But which of the four major all-star games is the best?

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