The Vermont Cynic

Celtics disturb the peace in the NBA

Greg Mandozzi, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

As the midway point in the NBA season approaches, I seem to be watching a story of two conferences. The Golden State Warriors have taken care of business out on the west coast. With a 37-10 record, they are looking like the familiar high-flying team of the last few years. The star-studded Houston Rockets and San Anton...

Trade deadline fails to deliver

John Suozzo, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017

Filed under Columns, Sports

The NBA’s trade deadline provided much intrigue about possible transactions in the league. However, most of the buzz around the deadline turned out to be nothing more than wild speculation. The biggest deal of the trade deadline actually occurred days before the Thursday deadline, when star center Demarcus Cousins was d...

Kobe steals the show once more

April 21, 2016

Filed under Columns, Sports

Last Wednesday provided one of the most captivating nights in NBA history.Who would have guessed at the beginning of the year that Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors breaking the regular season win record of Micael Jordan’s ’96 Bulls on the last night of the season wouldn’t be the biggest headline the following ...

Pro sports adjust the rules to promote entertainment

December 1, 2015

Filed under Sports

The NHL Players Association recently announced that there would be a new format for the NHL all-star game, yet another example of professional sports being increasingly focused on entertainment value.Now the all-star game will be a three-on-three game instead of the traditional five-on-five.Additionally, the all-star teams will ...

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