Pauly McGuire

Pauly McGuire

Sports Writer  |  DENVER, CO

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Pauly McGuire is a Colorado-based sports writer, novelist, and jaded fan of the New York Knicks, Jets, Yankees, and Rangers. Pauly covers the NBA and NFL for OG, but he also specializes in events such as March Madness, the Iditarod, Tour de France, marble racing, and the Oscars. For nearly a decade, he covered the international poker circuit. His critically acclaimed 2010 book Lost Vegas chronicled working at the WSOP -- writing for Tao of Poker, Fox Sports, and Bluff Magazine -- during the wildest days of the poker boom. His most recent novels Guard This (2021) and Fried Peaches (2018) are currently available on Amazon.

Quarterback Baker Mayfield, then with the Cleveland Browns, celebrates a victory against the Steelers. (Image: Ron Schwane/AP)

Cleveland Browns Trade QB Baker Mayfield to Carolina Panthers

After months of speculation, the Cleveland Browns finally trade quarterback Baker Mayfield to the Carolina Panthers for a future conditional pick that’s currently slotted for the fifth-round pick, but which could move to the fourth round dependent upon playing time. The Panthers host the Browns in Week 1 of the […]

Malik Monk from the LA Lakers drives against Kevin Huerter of the Atlanta Hawks last season, but the two will be teammates next season with the Sacramento Kings. (Image: Getty)

Sacramento Kings Add Kevin Huerter in Trade, Sign Malik Monk

The Sacramento Kings are desperate to end their 16-year playoff drought and are trying to climb out of the Western Conference basement by adding a pair of shooting guards to the roster. They acquired Kevin Huerter in a trade with the Atlanta Hawks and signed Malik Monk to a two-year […]

NBA commissioner Adam Silver poses for a photo with Chet Holmgren at the 2022 NBA Draft at Barclay's Center. (Image: Getty)
NBA Summer League

NBA Summer League: #2 Pick Chet Holmgren Dazzles in Thunder Debut (VIDEO)

If you’re experiencing basketball withdrawal, the good news is that the NBA Summer League is underway. Chet Holmgren — the #2 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft — made his debut with the Oklahoma City Thunder and looked awesome with 23 points, seven rebounds, six blocked shots, and four assists […]

Bradley Beal from the Washington Wizards questions a ticky-tack foul call. (Image: Getty)

Bradley Beal Remains with Washington Wizards with $251 Million Deal

Bradley Beal from the Washington Wizards rejected a player option for one year worth $36 million and signed a new supermax contract worth $251 million spanning five years. Beal, 29, had plenty of other teams wanting his services including the Miami Heat, Boston Celtics, New York Knicks, and Los Angeles […]

Center Rudy Gobert won the Defensive Player of the Year three times with the Utah Jazz. (Insert: Getty)

Utah Jazz Trade Rudy Gobert to Minny T-Wolves for 4 First-Round Draft Picks

After wearing out his welcome in Salt Lake City, the Utah Jazz sent three-time Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a blockbuster trade that includes four future first-round draft picks and a haul of players including Patrick Beverly, Jared Vanderbilt, Malik Beasley, Leandro Bolmaro, […]