North Korea 4
Forget Rodman, what is Craig Hodges doing?
Dennis Rodman is doing something stupid. Matt Cooper isn’t being very smart by joining him. The same can be said for most of the party in Pyongyang for a basketball exhibition.
Paddy Power shouldn’t play ball with Kim Jong-Un
Paddy Power pulling marketing stunts is nothing new but there’s something about their plan to stage a basketball match in North Korea that makes Emmet Ryan feel rather uneasy. Better get the full disclosure out of the way already. For three and a half years I worked in the online betting industry. Paddy Power were […]
Podcast: Interviews with Per Gunther, Sportando’s Emiliano Carchia; plus riffs on Rodman in North Korea, the Harlem Shake, Space Jam (P.S. Win a free T-shirt!)
Episode 25 in the Taking the Charge podcast series is now available online, and in general this one reflects the wackiness of the week in basketball just gone by. So Bill Simmons’ “B.S. Report” over at Grantland is described as “a free-flowing conversation”? Co-host David Hein of heinnews and yours truly sail our own stream […]
Now serving as U.S. diplomat to North Korea: Dennis Rodman?
This one has little to do with European basketball but is simply too bizarre to go without reportage – of course it is: Dennis Rodman’s involved. In a move that’s quite a far cry from U.S. president Barack Obama’s famed “basketball diplomacy” and which may finally redefine the term “reality TV,” Rodman, a trio of […]