I used to think San Francisco was heaven-on-earth -- the natural beauty, weather, mentality and politics, but now I feel with all my heart and mind the best city in America is Miami. And I'm not alone.
Kobe is not the only player making enough money to feed his family; there are 58 others making more than $10 million.
What first came to mind, walking into the Park District of La Grange gym last Saturday, was a simple two-day basketball camp with almost 180 kids in mesh jerseys.
An athlete isn't just a celebrity. His endorsement carries with it a healthy halo, associating the food and drink he's supporting with fitness and vigor, and creating a confusing mixed message.
A fête fit for a queen and her princess in tow, the shower was held at Miami's boutique EPIC hotel and the elaborate floral arrangements decadent candies and Parisian themed motifs transported guests upon arrival.
The NBA season is less than three weeks away. After one of the best Finals series' in recent history, it is the best time to be a basketball fan since the days of Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls, tearing through the league in the 1990s.
I'm Canadian. I like sports. I like hockey. I also happen to be Black. That's why it was such a point of pride to see P.K. Subban on the ice; the NHL was finally making good on its intention to court more non-white fans. Then I watched P.K.'s teammate, George Parros, get wheeled off the ice on a stretcher, and I wondered how many new fans thought they just saw a man die.
We've seen Durant act in commercials and this didn't appear to follow "KD Investigates, Take 2." Harden and Dwight Howard were both told CSN Houston that Durant's comments were sincere and on Friday, Darren Rovell tweeted that Durant and Gatorade were breaking up.
I fly back into the country yesterday only to find Kobe Bryant wearing a new BLACK Lakers uniform. When did this happen?
During an NFL era of inflated offensive statistics and elite quarterbacking play, Drew Brees is on a level so dominant and special that it can almost be baffling to watch. The New Orleans Saints are not unlike most of the league in that they give a vast amount of responsibility to the quarterback. What Brees does from there though is beyond words.
You're not likely to find too many retired NBA players hanging out in the dusty playa at the Burning Man gathering. But you can definitely count on seeing -- and hearing -- the former Miami Heat center Rony Seikaly there.
Apologist-sounding answers aside, I think the NFL and big-time college football need to address this image issue sooner than later. Reputations and ticket sales are at stake.
A new first lady sails onto the list, joining three top athletes, pop music's reigning queen, and a Rolling Stone. The best-dressed field may be ever shifting, but there's some classic glamour behind the looks of this year's honorees.
Après les Titans, les Chargers, les Browns et les Cardinals la semaine dernière, poursuivons l'analyse des forces en présence dans la NFL en analysant les positions 21 à 24.
It was a heck of a journey to the Larry O'Brien trophy, but we endured. However, once we earned our second consecutive championship, the after effects -- to me -- earn mixed reviews.
Ultimately, Anthony can choose to opt out of his mega-contract next summer and, in turn, allow the Knicks to start the entire process of building a legitimate contender over again.