Weekly Rewind 5/26/15 Edition: Featuring – NFL rule changes, Giants dominate Dodgers, and NBA Conference Finals

Another week of sports is in the books. And what a busy week it was. The NBA Conference Finals began and could already be over in a couple more days. The NFL had their Spring Owners Meeting in San Fran, and rules changes were very high on the agenda. But, let’s start off with the red hot San Francisco Giants, who put a beatdown on the LA Dodgers last week. Also, in the ‘City by the Bay’. Giants dominate Dodgers, Bumgarner goes deep off Kershaw One of the biggest rivalries…

Dwight Howard good to go for Game 5 vs Warriors as NBA upholds flagrant one against Andrew Bogut

Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets are very fortunate, as the NBA has upheld the Flagrant One call from last night where Howard struck Warriors  center Andrew Bogut in the face. We’ve seen cases that were very similar and less severe than Howard’s result in Flagrant Two’s which of course means ejection, and possible suspension for the next game. One such case happened Sunday night when Atlanta Hawks forward Al Horford received a Flagrant Two and an ejection for striking Cavaliers  guard, Matthew Dellavedova. The incident sparked heavy conversation about…

MC Hammer going Hammer Time with tweet reppin Warriors and DubNation

Ever since MC Hammer topped the music charts with songs like ‘Can’t Touch This’ and proceeded to ‘Turn this Mutha Out’, he’s always been a huge sports fan. Apparently, things are no different now. As referenced in this tweet with video that’s apparently directed at the Houston Rockets fan base. Known as RedNation. See you at the #Roaracle #RedNation !!! The Bay .. #DubNation will be waiting like 👇🏿 pic.twitter.com/a3M34WKIeB — MC HAMMER (@MCHammer) May 26, 2015 As mentioned, Hammer has always been big on sports. Rather, it was as…

WCF: Rockets vs Warriors – More than Harden to blame for thrilling last play of Game 2

James Harden, is taking a beating today. Whether, it be by the national media or just social media the backlash has been pretty hard on Harden. The beating isn’t quite to the level of what Lebron James would be receiving right now, but it’s close. Some of it is justified. Some of it isn’t. When, you examine the final play of Game 2’s 99-98 Warriors victory over the Rockets, there are basically four perspectives that come into play. The first perspective is from Kevin McHale’s point of view. Since, he…

NBA Playoffs: WCF – Dwight Howard to start Game 2 vs Warriors

Dwight’s Swag in full effect, as he walked into Oracle for Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals between the Houston Rockets and the Golden State Warriors. Can’t come to the arena dressed like that not play? Can he? He won’t. He’ll trade in that suit Rockets uniform. Game time is 15 minutes away. Thanks for reading! Please feel free to leave a comment, or follow me at https://twitter.com/SportsandSwag, Please follow and like us:0

NBA Playoffs: WCF – Rockets playing with ‘House Money’ in series against Warriors

Make no mistake about it. The Golden State Warriors are gigantic favorites to beat the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference Finals, which get underway with Game 1 in Oakland tonight at 9 p.m. Eastern. In fact, the team with the best record, and the best player of this season are heavily favored to sweep or send the Rockets fishing in five games. Rightfully, so. Golden State swept the four regular season games from Houston, and most were in dominant fashion. The Warriors are relatively healthy in comparison to the…