Mark Helfrich

Good look at Oregon football coach Mark Helfrich, and what it’s like to take over for Chip Kelly. http://grantland.com/features/mark-helfrich-oregon-ducks-chip-kelly/

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The Warriors

Great look at the Golden State Warriors – how they got to 21-3 and what they can do next – by Zach Lowe of Grantland. How great is this paragraph about Draymond Green making the extra pass?  A great description of what team basketball and trust can do: It’s such a selfless play. It is […]

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Black Athletes

This will really make you think – well worth the time, from Alexander Goot and The Cauldron. https://medium.com/the-cauldron/does-the-physicality-of-black-athletes-contribute-to-a-warped-perception-of-blacks-2c30ca83ad04

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Till Gloger

One Bid Wonders takes a look at our starting center Till Gloger. http://www.onebidwonders.com/2014/12/12/till-gloger-keine-angst-no-fear/

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Aaron Calixte

One Bid Wonders on our freshman point guard Aaron Calixte. http://www.onebidwonders.com/2014/12/12/handed-keys-kingdom-maine-freshman-aaron-calixte/

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What’s More Important – Practice or a Game?

When evaluating your players, what’s more important to you – the way they perform in practice, or the way the perform in a game? Say you’ve got a young kid who is still learning how to compete at the level you want him to and therefore inconsistent in practice.  You know he’s good enough to […]

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New Culture

Evan Crawley with Centralmaine.com with a look at how we are trying to build a culture at UMaine. http://www.centralmaine.com/2014/11/24/fans-will-need-patience-with-umaine-basketball/

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Post Players – Action Without A Screen

Every year we watch a video from the NCAA with points of emphasis for officiating.  It seems like every year one of those points of emphasis is to clean up “rough play” in the post.  There has been a lot of talk about freedom of movement in the game over the last 10 years, and […]

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Whitlock “Why Black Folks Can’t Breathe”

This will really make you think. http://espn.go.com/espn/story/_/id/11984741/whitlock-why-black-folks-breathe

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