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Alex McNamee

Alex McNamee has written 19 posts for Blue Chips

NBA Mock Draft v. 1.0: Williams is No. 1

1/ Cleveland Cavaliers – Derrick Williams, F, Arizona The Cavs are going to do something that hasn’t happened since the 1980s by having two draft picks this early in the draft. I stick by my statement saying Williams is the best player in the draft, so the choice that would make sense is taking him … Continue reading

Andrew Bynum should face harshest of punishments for his grotesque, immature act in Game 4 loss to Mavericks

That was the play, or more like retaliation, which came about 30 seconds following Lakers’ Lamar Odom being ejected from the game for intentionally trying to run over Mavericks’ star Dirk Nowitzki, as Nowitzki jogged down the floor, helplessly. “The most Bush league thing I’ve ever seen,” were the words from head ESPN announcer for … Continue reading

Report card time! I issue AFC teams their grades

I’ve made a video analyzing the AFC draft picks team by team and issue my team grades, with some of my best performers including the Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, New England Patriots and Cincinnati Bengals. Some of my worst performers… well, you’ll have to watch to find out. 

A world of news: Could this weekend have been the greatest ever in world history?

Cam Newton. Duke and Dutchess of Cambridge. Osama bin Laden. These three names were the three biggest names of this past weekend (Thursday, April 28 – Sunday, May 1), and possibly the three biggest names to appear on the same weekend this year, this decade, this lifetime, EVER. So many gigantic events occurred this weekend … Continue reading

Kate, William show true love at worldwide Royal wedding event

I admit it: I purposely stayed up Thursday night/Friday morning to watch the Royal Wedding between William and Kate live, streaming online. I wanted to be one of the people among billions who were watching William and Kate “tie the knot” as Americans say. The build-up to it, the wedding itself, the carriage rides afterward, … Continue reading

Movie about John Lennon’s adolescence delivers intimate look at rocker’s confused upbringing

When the movie ended 1:30 into the it, I was caught off guard because I expected more from a seemingly Beatles film, like the anthology about the legendary band that I hold as a Bible in my life. However, ‘Nowhere Boy’ is much more than just a Beatles movie, it is a light into the … Continue reading

‘Salt’ delivers fast-paced action movie, short for its genre

Angelina Jolie stars in ‘Salt’, a fast-paced action movie about a manufactured Russian spy, who lives as a CIA agent in the United States. This movie review might be coming a little late for the movies release date a long time ago, but it’s necessary. Jolie plays Evelyn Salt, who becomes a Russian spy by … Continue reading

Kentucky trio leaves one foot in each door

One day after fellow freshman Kentucky stud Doron Lamb told the school he would be returning to the university for at least one more, three of his roommates announced they would be testing the waters at the next level. Kentucky freshmen Brandon Knight, Terrence Jones and DeAndre Liggins announced Wednesday they are declaring for the … Continue reading

Carolina’s Barnes to return next season, my friend Audrey is ‘indifferent’

Chapel Hill, North Carolina is rejoicing today as the Tar Heels’ star forward Harrison Barnes has announced he will be returning for his sophomore season as the University of North Carolina. Meanwhile, my friend Audrey Sawyer, a loyal Duke fan, is indifferent about how she feels about a rival player returning to the Tar Heels. … Continue reading

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