Tag: MVP

NBA Players Contemplate Singing ‘Imagine’ as Influence Wanes

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy / Getty Images

While the NBA has done its best to limit the spread of coronavirus by halting play until further notice, with some players going above and beyond by covering the salary of arena employees, basketball stars are still struggling with the loss of influence they’ve had since commissioner Adam Silver postponed the season. With this in mind, a coalition of players has started to contemplate singing John Lennon’s “Imagine” as a way to stay in the public consciousness.

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LeBron James Closing Gap in MVP Race Now That No Teams Are Playing

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy / Getty Images

With NBA games postponed until further notice, attention turns to the MVP race, where Lakers forward LeBron James is climbing up the MVP ladder. According to some voters, the distance between season-long front runner Giannis Antetokounmpo and James is less than ever before, especially now that neither star is playing. Continue reading “LeBron James Closing Gap in MVP Race Now That No Teams Are Playing”

Christian Yelich, Brewers Agree on Nine-Broken-Knee-Cap Deal Worth $215 Million

by Alex Poletti
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2018 NL MVP Christian Yelich has agreed to a deal that will keep him with the Milwaukee Brewers for his next nine broken knee caps for a grand total of $215 million. Continue reading “Christian Yelich, Brewers Agree on Nine-Broken-Knee-Cap Deal Worth $215 Million”

Cody Bellinger Gets Ownership of Orange, Ventura County in Record Arbitration Deal with Dodgers

by Alex Poletti
Photo By Adam Davis/Icon Sportswire

Following an MVP season, Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Cody Bellinger was expected to break the record for largest MLB contract for a player in his first year of arbitration eligibility. He did exactly that, not only reaching a deal for $11.5 million, but also getting land rights and complete sovereignty of Orange and Ventura County, two areas near Los Angeles. Continue reading “Cody Bellinger Gets Ownership of Orange, Ventura County in Record Arbitration Deal with Dodgers”

Experts Quickly Retract Michael Vick Comparisons After Lamar Jackson Adopts Two Pit Bulls

by Alex Poletti

Realizing that their prediction may have been too accurate, many analysts are retracting their Michael Vick comparisons vis-à-vis Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson after the MVP contender adopted two pit bulls and bought a large property in Surry County, Virginia.

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Giannis Tearfully Thanks LeBron’s Strained Groin for MVP

by Alex Poletti

It was certainly an emotional night for Milwaukee Bucks phenom Giannis Antetokounmpo, who won the first MVP award of his promising career at the age of 24 on Monday. Among those he thanked in his gracious 10-minute speech were his parents and the Bucks organization, but none were as instrumental to his success, Antetotokounmpo says, than LeBron James’ strained left groin.

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