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THREE FOR BART: Scott, Rose, Parenthood

  1. Great Scott! – I could tell you a lot about this article…but I wrote it. So if you want my thoughts on what I wrote you should just read it (of note – I contribute weekly over at All Buffs, a high quality forum for all things CU)
  2. Derrick Rose Does Not Belong to You – First of all, I love this title. Secondly, I love this column. Thirdly, is it just me or has The Cauldron been pretty hit-or-miss? Let’s revisit these thoughts sequentially now that they’re out there. (1) It’s just a really good, and true title. (2) We do revere our athletes and our heroes for overcoming personal strife to win. In Rose’s case it’s repeated injury and it now seems he’s being turned on for looking out for number one. The author hits on a terrific and NBA-centric parallel (Sterling) but doesn’t bother to go down the hypocrisy of criticizing Rose and simultaneously criticizing the NFL for not caring for its players enough. (3) I just don’t regularly find myself enjoying what I find or read on there. It just seems to be lacking a je no sais quois which is exactly what good content tends to have.
  3. Things I’ll Teach My First Kid – I’m not remotely close to this. I mean, one time I dated a girl for 3.5 years and then another time I thought really hard about the L-word and on a daily basis I market to expecting families but this. Like what fuckups are we that we then get to teach another person how not to be one, only to know that they’re going to be one, and then hold them when they cry about it? Maybe that’s parenthood? I don’t know. But someday I’m excited to find out. In the meantime, please excuse my empty fridge and the weekend.

The Last Eleven McDonald’s All-American Game MVPs

2003

LEBRONNED2Co-2004

DWIGHT-DUNK

Co-2004

JR-SMITH

2005 (works?)

McRoberts

Co-2006

buddiddy

Co-2006

DURANT_ELEVATES

2007

DRose

2008

tyreke-evans-dunk-o2009

Favors

Co-2010

Barnes

Co-2010

SULLINGER-MF

 

Co-2011

MKG

Co-2011

james-michael-mcadoo-reverse-dunk

2012

shabazzdunk-o

2013

Gordon