December 26th – Halftime Sports with Hector Ledesma
26 Dec 2015 | Sports

Halftime Review – Sponsored by RealtyForce

How the Spurs Hope an Off-season First Leads to a First in June

How the Spurs Hope an Off-season First Leads to a First in June

When the Spurs signed Lamarcus Aldridge, then added David West, I said it: they’re now the favorites. I meant no disrespect to the Warriors, nor was i looking through Black and Silver colored glasses. My analysis was simple – a core that’s gone to the Western Conference ...

Hector Ledesma

January 27th, 2016

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Dominance of Spurs and Warriors Masking Reversal of Trend

Dominance of Spurs and Warriors Masking Reversal of Trend

A truth we’ve been holding on to for the last 18 or so years is no longer so. The West is not the dominant conference in the NBA. We’re past the midway point of the season and a sub 500 team is among the top 8 in the West. That’s a distinction annually reserved for the

Hector Ledesma

January 18th, 2016

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Yes, the Cavs are in Town, but the Warriors are the Favorable Measuring Stick.

Yes, the Cavs are in Town, but the Warriors are the Favorable Measuring Stick.

Forget an average margin of victory, which for half a season, is the biggest we’ve seen in NBA history. Forget the perfection at home. fForget an overall winning percentage that, for half a season, is higher than 80 percent. Because what’s going on out in Oakland does have a

Hector Ledesma

January 14th, 2016

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Coker Cornered

Coker Cornered

I’m sad to see Larry Coker go…so much so, it’s probably clouding my judgement. Because I look at 4-8 and 3-9 the last two years and i see a program that came back down to earth: the reality of how injuries can really hurt a young program that, by nature, isn’t going to have ...

Hector Ledesma

January 12th, 2016

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OUt Sooner Rather Than Later

OUt Sooner Rather Than Later

A couple of weeks ago, I ranted about how the Big 12 Champion better not be left out of the college football playoffs. Today, I’m thinking that OU should’ve been left out. Why the flip-flop? Several reasons…most of them have to do with the Sooners but one has to do ...

Hector Ledesma

January 1st, 2016

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Criticized By Many, How a Group Used Sports to Achieve its Goal.

Criticized By Many, How a Group Used Sports to Achieve its Goal.

Sports was near the front of social consciousness a couple of weeks ago. What happened at the University of Missouri has drawn its share of criticism…a lot of it aimed at the students – “they’ll do horribly in the real world, unable to deal with hurt feelings! what’s ...

Hector Ledesma

December 9th, 2015

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The Spurs Continued Impact on American Sports Culture

The Spurs Continued Impact on American Sports Culture

From Sports Illustrated covers to the top of ESPN’s franchise rankings…the Spurs have been everywhere recently. It’s become the new normal – seemingly since the 2013 Finals, when they may have received more love in loss than in any of their previous 4 titles. Ask Pop ...

Hector Ledesma

December 8th, 2015

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