Blue Chips. An oral history of the 1990s Orlando Magic; basically a narrative constructed through interviews with team members, executives, and people around the NBA. Interestingly designed as well.
Energy is not a matter of age, it’s a matter of your position, it’s what you do.
Coach K after winning his 1,000th game.
This weekend is great timing for NBA League Pass to be free. Was just able watch the Warriors game from last night where Klay Thompson put up 37 in a quarter.
The Nomadic Life of an Assistant College Basketball Coach. Long feature on Gus Hauser, an assistant coach at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Sounds like an absolutely brutal profession.
Hard to turn down free last-minute tickets to the last Blazer home game of the season. Thanks Andrew Witherspoon!
Jonah Lehrer on concussions in adolescents and the future of football. There is a part of me that wishes I played football in high school. I think I could have been a decent wide receiver. Reading this article makes me glad I didn’t.
Tonight’s plan: Lakers vs. Clippers on ESPN Radio and crafting mockups for a theme Daniel and I are working on. It’s a good night.
Kendall Marshall, Roy Williams, and North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball. This is why I love Carolina basketball. There’s nothing better than NCAA basketball and there’s no better NCAA basketball than a well-run Tar Heels team.
Many of my friends misjudge it, thinking sport needs to be swift like a basketball game, or intense and concentrated like a football game. But baseball is more of an experience to have than a spectacle to see. It’s called a park for a reason: it’s a place of leisure, (hell, stretching is built into the format), and an opportunity to just be present.
Frank Chimero – I’ve been jonesing to go to a baseball game…