Author Archives: jacobamberg

The difference four years makes

Four years ago I remember looking out the window of Eggers Hall, my Freshman dorm, and seeing the swirling mob of support for Barack Obama, the newly elected President of the United States. I remember feeling like I was apart … Continue reading

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NBA podcast week one

http://soundcloud.com/jake-amberg/nba-podcast-week-one  Check it out. 

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The Uncle Dave Bowl

I was sitting in Dos Amigos, a cheap mexican restaurant in Boone. I hadn’t watched a second of the Notre Dame- Pittsburgh game all day. And for most of the day, I had been glad for it. Notre Dame was 8-0, but … Continue reading

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TONY. PARKER. AHFGDAKHSLGHDSAL

That’s what I tweeted roughly 30 seconds after Tony Parker drilled a cold-blooded buzzer beater to top the hated Oklahoma City Thunder 86-84 to give the Spurs a super early lead over both LAs and OKC in the West. Once … Continue reading

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It’s time to overreact!

After one (or two for the Lakers) NBA games in the books, it’s time to COMPLETELY OVERREACT to the opening games. Because it’s 2012 and that’s what the media does, right? 1.) Lakers fans, the panic button is to your … Continue reading

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It took me 47.5 minutes to realize Manu wasn’t playing

Yeah, let’s just say I’m still in pre-season mode. I’m like Shaq, I gotta play myself into shape. Anyway, here are five thoughts about the Spurs 99-95 season-opening win. 1.) Can people shut up about Duncan being washed up? At … Continue reading

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If I were really to do citizen journalism justice, I would have just posted a 140 character blog

Also the blog would have contained half-baked information and contained at least one vague hashtag. Actually, let’s give that a shot. #Amberg now considered “premiere citizen journalism expert” sources out of Elon say. Stay tuned for his final #litreview coming … Continue reading

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