Pauly McGuire

Pauly McGuire


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Pauly McGuire is an LA-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.

Elton John during a concert at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles in 1975. (Image: Getty)

Indy Colts Owner Jim Irsay Buys Elton John’s Piano for $915K

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay added a piano, originally owned by Elton John, to his growing collection of rock-and-roll memorabilia. Irsay paid $915,000 to Heritage Auctions for a piano John used while touring with his band between 1974 and 1993. Sir Elton John signed the Steinway and Sons Model D […]

Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) dominated the time trial at Stage 20 of the Tour de France for his second stage win this year. (Image: Getty)

2021 Tour de France: Wout Van Aert Ships Stage 20 Time Trial

WVA wins again! Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) won his second stage of the 2021 Tour de France with a victory in Stage 20, an individual time trial during a 30.8km ride from Libourne to Saint-Emilion. The versatile Van Aert also won Stage 11 when he conquered a double ascent at […]

Jerami Grant, seen here playing defense against Argentina in an exhibition game earlier this week, is currently out for Team USA due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols (Image: Getty)

Jerami Grant in COVID Protocol, Team USA Cancels Australia Exhibition Game

Team USA has been proactive in minimizing a potential COVID-19 breakout after Bradley Beal tested positive for COVID-19 during training camp in Las Vegas. Team USA canceled an exhibition game against Australia slated for Friday evening at the Mandalay Bay. US Basketball officials sent forward Jerami Grant home to quarantine […]

Candace Parker from the Chicago Sky is the first woman to appear on the cover of a NBA2K. (Image: 2K Sports)

Candace Parker Becomes First WNBA Player on Cover of NBA 2K

Candace Parker, a two-time WNBA MVP, will make history when she becomes the first woman and first WNBA player to appear on the cover of the popular NBA 2K video game when she graces the GameStop Exclusive edition of NBA 2K22. The 25th-anniversary edition of NBA 2K, aka NBA 2K22, […]

Bradley Beal playing for Team USA in an exhibition game against Argentina at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

Team USA’s Bradley Beal Could Miss Olympics Due to COVID-19 Protocols

It’s never a dull day with Team USA. The American men’s basketball squad is short one NBA star after Bradley Beal fouled out due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols that could force him to miss the Tokyo Olympics. USA basketball reported an unidentified player entered the COVID-19 protocol on […]

Kevin Durant dribbles by teammate Damian Lillard for Team USA during an exhibition game against Argentina in an exhibition game at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. (Image: Getty)

Team USA Blows Out Argentina to End 2-Game Skid in Olympics Tune Up

After losing their first two exhibition games during an Olympics warm-up in Las Vegas, Team USA finally won a game in a convincing 28-point blowout against Argentina with a final score of 108-80. Nigeria upset Team USA over the weekend, but the Americans only had four practices as a complete […]