Nick Knacks

Prior to the start of the 2017 season, baseball statistics site FanGraphs projected Chris Davis of the Baltimore Orioles to lead Major League Baseball with 35 home runs. Halfway through the season, the site is already off …

Nick Knacks

Chicago Bulls fans went into full panic mode June 22 when beloved shooting guard Jimmy Butler was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves with the No. 16 pick in an NBA Draft Night blockbuster. In return, …

Redman's Ramblings

The third Finals matchup between the Cavs and Warriors has practically been set since the series ended last year, and I’ve hated the Warriors since the first matchup.

Nick Knacks

Welcome to my column. I’m grateful to have the opportunity to share my opinions on the sports world with readers of The PHOENIX. I grew up in the small town of Dwight, which is 75 …

Redman's Ramblings

As LeBron James approaches his seventh straight NBA Finals appearance, he is getting a lot of comparisons to the “Greatest of all-time (G.O.A.T.),” Michael Jordan. I’m here to say he has already surpassed Jordan. I’m …

Mad Thoughts

Four years have come and gone, but the mem[es]ories will last forever. I bid thee my farewell. While I’m sure some people — especially in the athletic department — are excited to see me go, …

Redman's Ramblings

Two years ago, I sent an email to phoenixsports63@gmail.com and said I wanted to write for The Phoenix Sports section. That week I had a meeting with the co-sports editor at the time, Nader Issa, …

Chillin' With Dylan

Suicide has been a trending subject these last couple of weeks. With the hit Netflix series “13 Reasons Why,” and the recent self-inflicted death of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, the grisly subject of suicide has taken the spotlight, especially on social media.