The Darkest Timeline: Sam Hinkie’s Plan To Tank America Great Again

Tweet In early December, the Philadelphia 76ers were an infected scab over the city’s sports scene after beginning the season 0-16 for the second consecutive year. Tired of picking at their bleeding scar tissue, the Sixers applied ointment by hiring respected basketball exec Jerry Colangelo to work alongside polarizing general manager Sam Hinkie. In response, Hinkie unleashed in a wide-ranging [&hellip

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 27: Sam Hinkie, President of Basketball Operations and General Manager of the Philadelphia 76ers, speaks with the media during a press conference on June 27, 2014 at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images) PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 27: Sam Hinkie, President of Basketball Operations and General Manager of the Philadelphia 76ers, speaks with the media during a press conference on June 27, 2014 at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mo’guls, Mo Problems: Who Can Be The Next Donald Trump?

Tweet The clamoring for outsiders in the political arena has reached a fever pitch. No seriously, the headache-inducing awkward debate performances, hallucinations of grandeur throughout the election season are all symptoms of intelligent people who’ve made decisions in delirium. No matter, how the primaries and general election turn out, Trump’s cult following could influence a new wave in four years [&hellip

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VICE: Cuonzo Martin Has Golden Bear Hoops Reaching For A Higher Cal-iber

Tweet Cal hoops coach Cuonzo Martin must be one hell of a card player. On the sidelines, his tone and demeanor rarely change; his suits don’t even seem to wrinkle. He isn’t a tactician known for sui generis schemes like John Beilein or Shaka Smart. He isn’t an icon who gets blue-chip recruits because of his, or his program’s, name [&hellip

Cal head coach Cuonzo Martin signals to his players during his debut as coach of the men's basketball team in the second half of their season-opening game against Alcorn State at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) Cal head coach Cuonzo Martin signals to his players during his debut as coach of the men's basketball team in the second half of their season-opening game against Alcorn State at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

DC Needs A Sports Exorcism

Tweet The past week put the nadir of pro sports in DC unfolded in ugly fashion for the nation to see. The Nationals drifted from World Series shoe-ins to world class screw-ups. Meanwhile, the post-RGIII optimism in Landover has died. Jay Gruden’s guy Kirk Cousins is contributing so many picks to defenses he could deduct it from his taxes and on Thursday [&hellip

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Kicking a Good Team While They’re Down

Tweet DJ Dunson and guest Eldridge Bell discuss the Seattle Seahawks tumbling from the clouds, back to sea level, the INTy’s beloved Colts, Philadelphia’s battered 2014 Rocky Balboa analog Sam Bradford and Rex Ryan’s foot in mouth fetish. Plus the Dallas Cowboys’ second consecutive pyrrhic victory teaches America there truly are A Million Ways To Die In The West. Tweet

Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor (31) celebrates a hit on St. Louis Rams' Stedman Bailey in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer) Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor (31) celebrates a hit on St. Louis Rams' Stedman Bailey in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
The Darkest Timeline: Sam Hinkie’s Plan To Tank America Great Again
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 27: Sam Hinkie, President of Basketball Operations and General Manager of the Philadelphia 76ers, speaks with the media during a press conference on June 27, 2014 at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Tweet In early December, the Philadelphia 76ers were an infected scab over the city’s sports scene after beginning the season 0-16 for the second consecutive year. Tired of picking at their bleeding scar tissue, the Sixers applied ointment by hiring respected basketball exec Jerry Colangelo to work alongside polarizing general manager Sam Hinkie. In response, Hinkie unleashed in a wide-ranging [&hellip

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Mo’guls, Mo Problems: Who Can Be The Next Donald Trump?
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Tweet The clamoring for outsiders in the political arena has reached a fever pitch. No seriously, the headache-inducing awkward debate performances, hallucinations of grandeur throughout the election season are all symptoms of intelligent people who’ve made decisions in delirium. No matter, how the primaries and general election turn out, Trump’s cult following could influence a new wave in four years [&hellip

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VICE: Cuonzo Martin Has Golden Bear Hoops Reaching For A Higher Cal-iber
Cal head coach Cuonzo Martin signals to his players during his debut as coach of the men's basketball team in the second half of their season-opening game against Alcorn State at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

Tweet Cal hoops coach Cuonzo Martin must be one hell of a card player. On the sidelines, his tone and demeanor rarely change; his suits don’t even seem to wrinkle. He isn’t a tactician known for sui generis schemes like John Beilein or Shaka Smart. He isn’t an icon who gets blue-chip recruits because of his, or his program’s, name [&hellip

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DC Needs A Sports Exorcism
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Tweet The past week put the nadir of pro sports in DC unfolded in ugly fashion for the nation to see. The Nationals drifted from World Series shoe-ins to world class screw-ups. Meanwhile, the post-RGIII optimism in Landover has died. Jay Gruden’s guy Kirk Cousins is contributing so many picks to defenses he could deduct it from his taxes and on Thursday [&hellip

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Kicking a Good Team While They’re Down
Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor (31) celebrates a hit on St. Louis Rams' Stedman Bailey in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Tweet DJ Dunson and guest Eldridge Bell discuss the Seattle Seahawks tumbling from the clouds, back to sea level, the INTy’s beloved Colts, Philadelphia’s battered 2014 Rocky Balboa analog Sam Bradford and Rex Ryan’s foot in mouth fetish. Plus the Dallas Cowboys’ second consecutive pyrrhic victory teaches America there truly are A Million Ways To Die In The West. Tweet

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