As you watch the NBA playoffs this spring, impress your friends with this fact: the idea for those Nikes worn by LeBron James and Kevin Durant was actually born in the rainforests of the northeast Amazon.
Today, professional leagues from the United States to Bulgaria to Taiwan all agree: It's kind of a winter sport. But I've been watching the Winter Olympics for two weeks and still haven't seen any basketball. So what gives?
Encabezados por su nueva estrella José "El Delfín" Fernández los Marlins arrancaron un nuevo campo de entrenamiento en su campamento de Júpiter que comparten con los campeones de la liga nacional, los Cardenales de San Luis.
Can you really fault athletes for these tendencies?
Restoration is a slog through a swamp of bureaucracy, a quagmire of stakeholders with different agendas, and a maze of economic and political constraints. But it must be done.
Whether or not this has the viral and cultural staying power remains to be seen, but the laughs might not be so hardy if the falls lead to serious injury. The days of "Tebowing" seem like a kinder, gentler form of mock flattery.
A corker flips his bike over in the middle of an intersection and looks to the sky, searching perhaps for a plane, a bird, anything, as the car he's b...
After years of recession and lackluster recovery, somebody has finally stated the obvious: If women were participating in the American economy up to their potential, happy days would be here again.
As I look back at my childhood, it was the advice that my mother, grandmother and elders had instilled in me that still resides in my now adult conscience. So here is what I've learned and my only hope is that others will carry it on.
Despite what Charles Barkley might have said once upon a time, athletes are absolutely role models. It's not a job offer to be declined as one would decline an invitation to a party. There is no RSVP required and attendance is mandatory.
Five bold predictions for the rest of the NBA season, because anything is still possible.
There is a grander tradition among men, and perhaps this is a good time of year and a good time in our nation's troubled history for us to reach for that more noble part of our heritage.
That's right, I have yet another 365 days to become the baddest chick this side of Westchester. To help, I created a list of what I hope to accomplish in the 305 come the New Year. Consider them my very own Miamilutions.
It's a rare opportunity to get one-on-one time with a revered basketball player, let alone when said athlete is three-time NBA champ Dwayne Wade. But earlier this month in Miami, that's exactly where a group of journalists found themselves.
Almost every stat was, at some point, new. Stats are now a part of the mainstream conversation, not relegated to the deep corners of the Internet. That data gives us a better idea -- and more groups are racing to collect it.