It remains to be seen whether trashing your young franchise star, questioning his toughness and health, and dangling him in front of the Boston Celtics like a young bull in Jurassic Park works as a motivational technique. Continue reading Phil Jackson’s European smoke screen
The NBA is slightly worse off without Kobe Bryant on an active roster. His 1990s-style ball hog mentality, legendary intensity, and spartan workout regiment made him a man apart from typical NBA stars, especially as the league transitioned into the current era of social media and analytics. Continue reading Kobe Bryant is a national treasure
Gladwell’s podcast debuted last year with 10 episodes. Unlike most new pods that spend weeks and months working out their form, “Revisionist History” hit the ground running with its voice fully intact. Continue reading Semi-regular podcast recommendation: “Revisionist History”
After a disappointing start to 2017, driven in large part by injuries, the Mets clubhouse is starting to look like the team the front office envisioned coming into this season. Continue reading The New York Mets are finally close to full strength. Is it too late to save their season?
Nobody decides to watch “The Bachelor” or “The Bachelorette.” They are seduced and converted. Continue reading The four stages of getting sucked into “The Bachelorette”
Both sides will have something to take away from the Senate hearing. Continue reading Trump and Comey: Confirmation of what we already knew
Being a rock star doesn’t mean actually having to live like one. Continue reading Jonny Craig: Post-Hardcore’s biggest talent – and biggest tragedy