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article May 26, 2017

There's only one MVP: LeBron

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The three NBA MVP candidates this year all had great seasons. But come on: You'd take LeBron James to lead your team any day. And you wouldn't even have to think about it. More»
novak article May 22, 2017

The Mysteries of Novak

As a recent No. 1 player in the world, Novak Djokovic's current struggles on the tennis court aren't about skills. He's not hurt. He hasn't suddenly slowed down. Maybe the spark of greatness is simply getting harder and harder to summon. More»
GettyImages-653620040 article March 16, 2017

What happened to Novak?

Novak Djokovic doesn't look like Novak Djokovic anymore. In June of last year, he was on top of the tennis world after winning his 12th major. Over the past year, Djokovic has looked like a shell of himself. So, is there an explanation for this? More»
GettyImages-630691988 article February 16, 2017

The Nature of Winning And Losing

While watching my daughter play in a sixth-grade girls interfaith basketball game, I noticed the opposing coach tell one of his players to hold the ball for the remaining four minutes of the third quarter. That got me thinking about what sports mean. More»
holmes-davis article February 6, 2017

Holmes vs. TD: History Makes The Hall

Terrell Davis was voted into the Hall of Fame, fairly controversial pick because while Davis was dominant those three years, those more or less make up the entirety of his career. His case vs. that of Priest Holmes shows how the football and baseball Halls differ. More»
GettyImages-633483996 article February 3, 2017

Tiger Faces Hardest Question Of All

Tiger Woods withdrew from the Dubai Desert Classic because of back spasms, raising even more questions about his future in golf at age 41. We all know Tiger isn't invincible. The real question is: What is Tiger Woods saying to himself? More»

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