We take most great athletes for granted. It’s just human nature. We excitedly watch them emerge on the scene, then become great, but once they’ve reached the highest level of their sport, it’s easy to forget just how lucky we are to witness them.
When Jaylen Brown was criticized for being smart, it revealed the anti-intellectualism and racism in sports.
The Cincinnati Reds honored one of baseball’s greatest players yesterday, inducting Pete Rose into their team Hall of Fame. It was a day for him to reminisce and get an ovation from the Cincinnati crowd. Let’s just hope the crowd in Cooperstown never gets the same chance.
This year’s NBA Draft, which takes place tonight in Brooklyn, features two players that many experts believe have superstar potential: Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram. We already know the 76ers plan to take the 6’10” Simmons, but will he be a better pro than the former Duke standout? A few members of the Check Down staff share their thoughts. Mando: Brandon Ingram I think Brandon Ingram will be Durant-esque in the…
Skip Bayless, America’s favorite troll, ended his long run spewing nonsense on ESPN yesterday, and whether they want to admit it or not, sports fans will miss him.