Zion’s blowout; Zion’s decision: How one night in Durham could change everything

Thirty seconds into the biggest game of his season, Zion Williamson sprained his knee. Williamson, in case you haven’t heard, is the most-hyped college basketball player in decades, for good reason.  He has, in many cases, accurately drawn comparisons to Continue reading

Rethinking the modern athlete’s place in society

In one of the more poignant sports commercials of all time, Charles Barkley told America that he was not a role model.  Of course, Chuck was just trying to sell some shoes in the process but his point resonates to Continue reading

Chumpservations, Vol. 30: Phone books, sneaker pimps, oddball gratuities and the world’s most famous Heimlich

Phony I came home the other morning to find a phone book sitting on my front door step.  They’ve gotten considerably smaller over the years. I grew up in New York City.  Back then, we had three separate phone books Continue reading

Things we would like to see in sports, Part 2: Roger Clemens tell the truth, a Kobe-LeBron Finals, Cy Young being bested, a college football playoff and the return of the heavyweight division

Roger Clemens telling the truth Roger Clemens, the greatest pitcher of our generation, has gone into hiding.  His defiance led him there.