Pierce Brix

Pierce Brix is a radio host from Albany, New York. In addition to a Knicks, Giants, and Mets fan, he is also the region’s foremost Kal Penn fan. Follow him on Twitter @GameOnBrixy. Email him at pierce@noticketsports.com.

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Running Low on Hope

  Shut up, Hope Solo. The USA Women’s National Soccer Team suffered a stunning loss to Sweden Friday afternoon in the Olympic quarterfinals, losing in penalty kicks after tying 1-1 in regulation. The U.S. Women’s team is the reigning World Cup Champion and were the heavy favorites to march through the Olympics and take home

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Bud Selig's Wild Card Gamble Is Paying Off

  For the record, this little anecdote is apparently true. According to legend, it was a baseball card photo of George Brett that inspired New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde to pen the smash hit Royals. Story has it she happened upon the card with Royals scrolled across Brett’s uniform, and although she had no interest in

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  *Unfortunately, due to the fact that everyone else he knew was busy watching meaningful August baseball, I was the only one willing to attend our subject’s intervention. To avoid awkwardness, I got straight to the point. Also, for the record, when I had this sit down I didn’t use one of those pre-formatted speech

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  As long as I have been alive, ESPN has been my one stop shop for sports news, highlights and debate. It’s the station that I grew up on, and also a station that, in many ways, I watched grow up. I remember weekend mornings as a kid with my brother, watching hours of the

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  “Nothing on the weekends that I’m doing is hopefully hurting any of my teammates in the locker room and more than anything, my teammates are getting tired of being asked about me because I’m low man on the totem pole. I’m just like any other rookie out here that they haven’t been asked about

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  It seems that the entire sports world is in agreement that Jason Kidd has lost his damn mind. How Kidd, with one mediocre year of coaching under his belt, could walk into Billy King’s office and demand full control of basketball operations is beyond anyone’s wildest imagination. Kidd expecting to have full control of