Michael Phelps Is Five For Five

Posted in Blogroll on August 13th, 2008 by Michael Tillery
(Doug Mills/The New York Times)

4 seconds under the record

Although he’s getting a lot of help from his teammates, Michael Phelps is doing things no other Olympian 9 (present, Spitz was 7, 7 and 7. My bad T3.) has done…

5 events, 5 gold medals, 5 world records?

Damn.

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Andre Iguodala Resigns With Sixers

Posted in Blogroll on August 13th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

Could the Sixers have three players on the All Star Team next season?

Will Andre Iguodala become the superstar his vast athletic potential shows he could be?

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Andre Miller: The Reticent Alchemist

Posted in Blogroll on August 13th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

This game was one of the greatest experiences I’ve had as a sports writer

By Michael Tillery

Studying 120 right now. Call me back at the God hour…

What do you take from the intro of Wu Tang Clan’s The Projects?

In Philly basketball terms, I see a reticent alchemist icing his knees and dissecting with diamond eyes game film frame by frame until he finds that one weakness that could be the difference between a win or a loss. While the other players are noddin’ their heads to the beat, his eyes are fixated on the screen. He checks the defense for that small stop on a dime space to splash the line drive 15-foot jumper just over the outstretched arm of the big rotating over for help. This is where film study passed down by Rick Majerus has paid off.

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