Quick Hits

ESPN & Politics

Up until I was 14 years old, I would listen to five hours of sports talk radio every day, on WFAN. That’s no exaggeration–I would get home from school and it would be on...

Curry Makes The Warriors Go

Much has been made of how well Kevin Durant has played in the first two games of the NBA Finals, and during the whole 2016-17 NBA season. Pundits, already working under the assumption that...

The NBA Scoring Bubble Bubble

Over the past week there has been much talk of an NBA scoring explosion, and the crazy stat line boom.  While, as 538 and Ben Golliver show, in some ways there has been an increase...

She’s an Astronaut

A black man and a white woman, arm in arm as a nation watched. 60 years ago, he might have been stoned or arrested. A black man and a white woman, arm in arm....

20 years of kobe

baby kobe’s turnaround over jordan, his dumb as fuck 360 with a trailing defender, the alley oop to shaq, kobe’s double nickel in his final game against jordan, the wild jumper against the jazz (@...