Russell Westbrook’s MVP season?

In February, New York Times writer Sam Anderson wrote a spectacular piece about one of today’s most misunderstood athletes: Russell Westbrook.  By the time the article was set to print, Westbrook was in the middle of chasing history: the NBA’s Continue reading

Passing Fancy: College Basketball’s career assist leaders and another record that will never be broken

Since I subscribe to various, sports-related e-mail groups, including University of Florida basketball, I recently discovered that Erving Walker, the diminutive point guard from Brooklyn, New York, became the Gators’ all-time assist leader, breaking Ronnie Montgomery’s previous record of 503.

Weekly caption contest celebrates Alex Rodriguez, Cameron Diaz and love in the Gulf of Mexico

While most of us sit in shivering cold weather, piecing together what’s left of our checkbooks after Christmas, others who are slightly more fortunate bask in the Mexican sunshine, tanning and surfing and sipping margaritas.  Must be nice.