Entries from March 2009

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

What’s The Deal With Twitter?

That is a question that everybody seems to be asking me these days. I’m sure that most of you have heard about Twitter by now. The “micro-blogging” platform is expanding at a torrid pace and now has over five million worldwide users. Although Twitter has been hot for a few years with the digital early [...]

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009


Courtney came up with that name for me the other day as I was twittering away. I can’t say that I’m head over heels for the service, but I will be twittering from the NCAA tournament in Philly all day long from my phone. If tomorrow is anything compared to the first round of the [...]

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

The LittyHoops Family Welcomes You To Bracketville

Back in 1994, my dad innocently pulled me and Lisa out of school one afternoon and took us to the first round of the NCAA tournament at Nassau Coliseum. We didn’t really know what to expect, but the idea of going to watch basketball games instead of another afternoon of middle school sounded like a [...]

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Rapping Littyhoops

Besides the occasional and delusional St. John’s rant, I rarely write about college hoops anymore. For those YBIML newbies, yapping college baskeball was how I got my start as a digital scribe. Back in the winter of 2002, during my senior year at Michigan, I butchered together a very basic website that I dubbed Littyhoops.com. [...]

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

Johnnies Magic Rings In The Madness

Those familiar yet hollow, empty feelings of shame, humiliation and despair crept back into the pit of my stomach like that umpteenth glass of saki as the Johnnies started the second half by scoring just one single point in the first ten minutes. Why oh why do I spend so much of my precious time [...]