Wednesday May 22nd, 2013
Articles By: P. Barnett
Phillip Barnett is a Southern California native patiently waiting for an Oakland Raiders Super Bowl title. While he waits you can find him at ESPN's TrueHoop affiliate Forum Blue and Gold, Ed The Sports Fan and on Twitter.
A few weeks ago, I began tweeting about the dynamic in Los Angeles with the Lakers struggling and the Clippers playing the best basketball that franchise has ever seen. I opined that the dichotomy of the Lakers and Clippers has switched on the court, but it wouldn’t necessarily switch in terms of...January 4th, 2013 | Basketball, I'm So Hideous | Read More
In 2002, some guy named Thomas Edward Patrick Brady found himself in the Super Bowl, ball in hand with 1:30 left to play on American sports’ biggest stage against Kurt Warner and the “greatest show on turf.” Instead of taking the great John Madden’s advice and running out the clock and trying...October 19th, 2012 | Baseball, I'm So Hideous | Read More
This is kind of a weird season to have a perspective on Southern Cal. Before even playing a game, the narrative about this team has about 304 backstories that link a Heisman hopeful, a high-powered offense and a championship contender to scandal, vacated wins and championships, one shady coach being...September 1st, 2012 | Football, I'm So Hideous | Read More
By Phillip Barnett / @imsohideous Last week, Chris Paul came through the House of Hoops Foot Locker in Beverly Hills to introduce his new shoe, the CP3.V to the public and fans. There was a line to catch CP3 up close and in person, a line that wrapped around the walls in the Beverly Center outside of...January 19th, 2012 | I'm So Hideous, Kicks & Gear | Read More
By Phillip Barnett / @imsohideous Late last week, I took the elevator up to the 11th floor of the Cooper Building in Downtown Los Angeles to check out the release of Chris Paul’s fifth signature shoe, the Jordan CP3 V. The event included a semi-gallery that highlighted different parts of the Point...January 9th, 2012 | Basketball, I'm So Hideous, Kicks & Gear | Read More