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No Country for Old Men

Every weekday, around noon, a group of middle-aged men gather at their local YMCA. They are tax attorneys, small business owners, employees of the city, the unemployable and everything in between. Their elbows are knobby, stomachs rounded and hairs grayed – or gone altogether....

Five Upcoming FA that are Due for Big Pay-Raises

The NBA is currently in the home-stretch of games heading for the playoffs. Some teams made some trades at the deadline, some stood their ground, and all contending teams are making their push for a playoff run here in a few weeks. Some of...

The PopGates Monday Bulletin: 3/6

Everything you might have missed last week from the Basketball Universe: Vince Carter doesn’t have time for that. Vince Carter is the only 40-year old in the NBA. He grew up in the 80s during the lunch-pail, no blood no foul days of Bird and Magic. Devin...

Warriors Fans Should Not Hit the Panic Button

No two teams in the seventy-year history of the NBA have ever met in the Finals three consecutive years. That will change this year. Yes, even with Kevin Durant’s potential month long absence. When Kevin Durant went down with a Level 2 MCL Sprain,...

Blake Griffin’s Newest Weapon

Since his rookie year in 2010, Blake Griffin has consistently improved multiple aspects of his game. When he first came into the league, he was labeled as an explosive player who could only dunk and could barely shoot a respectable jumper. Back then it may...

Help Wanted

So I guess I’ll start off by introducing myself. I don’t usually write ads – that’s something my people do for me – but my name is LeBron James and I play small forward for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA. I don't know...

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