Author Archives: Jan Hubbard

College football and the seven deadly sins

By Jan Hubbard A great philosopher once said the only constant in the world is change, which suggests that philosophy is probably a good field to enter because it doesn’t take much to be considered great. Change has been constant … Continue reading

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Kobe leading the We Want Esteem Team

LAS VEGAS –Team USA embarked on a quest for a second consecutive Olympic gold medal Thursday night with a 113-59 victory over a Dominican Republican team that in another era could have been confused with Cuba. The game concluded a … Continue reading

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U.S. players not impressed with 23-and-under proposal

LAS VEGAS – Depending on who is asked, the idea is somewhere between harebrained and bizarre, which, come to think about it, isn’t saying a lot for the proposal. The rule in question is the proposed age limit of 23 … Continue reading

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Kyrie Irving puts on dream show

After beginning training camp with a couple of five-minute scrimmages that were open to the media, U.S. Olympic coach Mike Krzyzewski has pulled the curtain shut. The last four days have featured games divided into four 10-minute quarters between Team … Continue reading

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Dream Team? Sorry, hadn’t been born yet

LAS VEGAS — As the years go by, reminders of advancing age increase, and no one who has reached adulthood is spared. When asked about one of those events Monday, U.S. Olympic basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski – who is at … Continue reading

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Team USA will play to its strengths

LAS VEGAS — In their continual quest to keep up with American talent, the serious basketball countries in the world have relied on fundamentals, intelligence and, well, Yankee stupidity. The U.S. has always had better basketball players and more of … Continue reading

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Team USA on Olympic mission

LAS VEGAS — Although the collective talent of the newest group representing American basketball can probably be compared to the great Olympic team of 1992, there is one area where the current group cannot compete. That was evident Saturday when no … Continue reading

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