Feature: Brother Banter – Round 3

By: Adam and Rossy Pasternak Welcome to the third instalment of “Brother Banter” with the brothers behind SportsNak, Adam and Rossy Pasternak. Keep checking in every week for new “Brother Banter”, and be sure to let us know what you think in the “Comments” section below the article! Adam: This week has been a great one in…

NBA: First Quarter All-NBA Team

With the first quarter of the NBA season already finished, SportsNak has created its First-Quarter All-NBA Team. All stats are via nba.com. Starters: Point Guard Stephen Curry Curry is once again killing opposing teams with his range, handles, and passing skills. The great thing about the Golden State Warriors is that they play a complete…

NBA: McHale Fired!

By: Adam Pasternak This morning, I awoke to the news of Kevin McHale’s firing from the Houston Rockets just months after an emotional playoff run last season. I’m not a huge fan of his, but this was still a shock to me. It’s extremely early in the season and the Rockets are only 4-7. Nothing is…

MLB: The Legend of David Ortiz

By: Rossy Pasternak A few weeks ago, I read an article on the Players’ Tribune written by David Ortiz. In the article, Ortiz talked about his friend Pedro Martinez and how without him, nobody would know the name David Ortiz. Ortiz talked about how he got cut by the Minnesota Twins as a 27 year-old platoon…

NBA: Are The Knicks Actually Good?

By: Rossy Pasternak All stats for this article are provided by http://www.basketball-reference.com/. Defensive and Offensive Rating are the points scored against/points scored per 100 possessions.  Kristaps Porzingis was considered a wildcard before the draft – someone with a lot of potential, but also someone who many didn’t know, or hadn’t seen play a lot. The Knicks went…

NHL: Toronto’s Goalie Debacle

By: Adam Pasternak It seems like the Leafs have not had a stable goaltender since the days of Ed Belfour, or even Curtis “Cujo” Joseph. They thought they had it in Raycroft…nope! Toskala? Nope! Then there was Martin Gerber and J.S Giguere for a few games and after that they thought they had found their man…

Feature: NBA Chatter – Dion Waiters; Jamal Crawford; Kristaps Porzingis

By: Adam Pasternak NBA Chatter is SportsNak’s new weekly NBA feature, discussing the past week’s hottest topics in the association. Look for new editions every Sunday/Monday to get your basketball fix! This week in the NBA has been exciting, especially with the Bucks beating the Cavs in double-overtime last night. Rondo is dropping triple-doubles, Kobe is…