Posts Tagged Gerald Green

Six Word Memoirs: Athlete Edition

I’m sure someone’s done this shtick already, but what the hell? Inspired by the success of Larry Smith and Rachel Fershleiser’s Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure (available at! [thumbs up]), we’ll give an athlete’s edition a whirl, focusing on some of the more prominent happenings in the past week in sports. Read the rest of this entry »


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YouTube Early Returns: Dwight Howard’s “Superman,” Gerald Green’s “47”

Gerald Green with the cupcake:
Dwight Howard with the cape:

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All-Star Saturday Live Blog: Slam Dunk Competition


10:01 ET: The NBA Cares. I don’t. Time to look for the Memphis game. Yahoo’s telling me they’re down 5 with 2:40 to go.

10:07 ET: The white dude’s probably still singing, but there’s a hell of a finish in Birmingham. UAB was up by 7 against Memphis with under three minutes to play, but the Tigers have fired back, and a Chris Douglas-Roberts three has cut the lead to 1 with 40 seconds to play.

10:09 ET: Douglas-Roberts ties it with a runner AND is fouled. If he makes a free throw, Memphis may well escape and remain undefeated.

10:10 ET: He made it.

10:12 ET: And Memphis improbably hangs on to win 79-78 and remain the only undefeated team in the nation.

Back to TNT.

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