Tag: Sports

Magic Johnson Takes Over as Los Angeles Lakers President

The Los Angeles Lakers have named Hall of Famer Magic Johnson as their new president of basketball operations, a stunning move that finds one of the greatest players in NBA history returning to work for…

How Off-Season Quarterback Changes Could Shake Up Football

The annual quarterback carousel, when NFL teams swap around available QBs through free agency and trades, often draws attention but actually tends to lead to some of the least-important transactions in hindsight. A team is…

The Ugly Truth About the DeMarcus Cousins Trade

When do you break up with someone? You can’t do it at Thanksgiving. It’s cruel to put someone else through those conversations around the dinner table, much less to do it to yourself. Christmas is…

Diamond Dallas Page Joins the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Is there any more patient wrestler than Diamond Dallas Page? The New Jersey-bred superstar didn’t break into sports-entertainment until his early 30s, first trained for in-ring competition at 35, and has enthusiastically witnessed mentors and…

The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of the Slam Dunk Contest

In the 1980s, the Slam Dunk Contest was was the event to watch during NBA All-Star Weekend, maybe even more than the game itself. So what happened?  The contest originated in the American Basketball Association…

Trump Won’t Fill Out NCAA March Madness Bracket for ESPN

It’s not exactly a presidential tradition that dates back to Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt or even Ronald Reagan, but Donald Trump won’t be sharing his thoughts with ESPN on who he believes will make it…