Intrepid originator. Provocative utopian. Saucy wanderer.

Kyle Whelliston was all of these things and so much more. Over the course of thirty-one years, he wrote 2,345 articles and essays for various online and print publications, as well as some books. As per his last will and testament, all 2,881,202 of his life's words have been collected here, in one place, for eternal posterity. Keep his flame alive. This is the Whelliston Memorial Library.

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The Travelogue - Chapter 2
LOUISVILLE -- In our third installment of the Boubacar this year, let's wrap up the sights and sounds (both literally) from the Columbus pod of the NIT Season Tip-Off.

Roadblog - Snowbound
CHICAGO — Anyone wanting to know how Van Gogh felt, without actual ear removal, can go outside without a hat in the middle American west at night in December. It’s a raw cold that rips at your body like claws, that buries itself in your skin so deep that you feel like you’ll never disgouge it. This, right here, is just soul pain.

Olde Tyme Basket-Ball
These are but a few of the reactions and recollections that come to this reporter's mind when he thinks about this past evening's basket-ball contest between the Tigers of Princeton and the Owls of Temple! These are two hooping powers that had not met in battle for thirty years! And yes, "Ace" Whelliston was Johnny-On-The-Spot for this intense hardwood match for the ages.. and the ageless!

MMBOD Jan 07 - Rickey Porter - California-Riverside
Giving up 115 points to a Division III squad, and losing, pretty much ensures that you'll be a punchline for the remainder of your season -- quite possibly for the remainder of the decade. But two and a half weeks since R'Side lost to Puget Sound 115-111, they stunned the Pacific Tigers, embarrassing the two-time Sweet 16'ers on their home court.

Game! Of! The! Night! 12/15/2008 - Louisiana-Monroe at Louisiana-Lafayette
Some schools had finals last week, some are heading into it now. The rolling parade of all-nighters and books means that the two middle weeks of December are a piddling pastiche of guarantee games, mid-on-mid "trap" contests, and tough decisions on what to feature as G!O!T!N!. What do those kids do with the extra week? .