By using the winner-stays model, the All-Star Game can invoke all the intensity of pickup basketball and keep the game watchable for years to come.
Before I get started, I want to apologize for yet another Winter Olympics-related column this week. But as a Korean, I feel compelled to follow up on something I wrote earlier this semester. When North Korea announced it would send 22 athletes to PyeongChang, South Korea, last month, I was cautiously optimistic. Even though tensions […]
It takes people and stories like this to blaze a trail, to change minds and break stereotypes.
“It’s the players’ team, and they have to take ownership of it,” Kerr explained to ESPN’s Chris Haynes. “As coaches, our job is to nudge them in the right direction, guide them, but we don’t control them.”
My favorite part of this whole process is the speed with which I find myself falling in love with athletes who I’d never heard of before.
Sports rivalries are fun. However, the Olympics brings everyone together to root for one collective team. It’s a beautiful thing.
It was hard to think of a prettier sight as a Trojan fan, especially in the offseason. On Wednesday morning, Solomon Tuliaupupu — the third-ranked inside linebacker in this year’s high school class — sat in front of countless cameras and behind hats emblazoned with three different logos: Notre Dame, USC and UCLA. “I will […]
The Trojans won’t fully live up to their No. 10 preseason ranking. But they can’t blow it all away, and a couple of wins this weekend would go a long ways toward avoiding that.
On Sunday, Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles upset Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. It was a glorious game for fans of offense, as the two teams set a record for most yards combined in a postseason game. Ultimately, Brady fumbled with two minutes left, Foles caught a touchdown pass and won MVP, […]
“Our coach has got some guts, huh?” said tight end Trey Burton, who threw that touchdown pass to Foles. “Got some big ones.”