Tag Archives: Basketball

Memoranda to Trump after his NFL rant: play is, and ever has been, political

The president replies protesters must be fired and the Warriors cant come to the White House. He knows as well as Colin Kaepernick that everything is political Politics and boast ought to have bedfellows since at least the proposed establishment of the ancient Olympic Game some 28 centuries ago, when metropolitan include an indication that vied year-round for finite riches …

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She got competition: a brief history of the most intense women in sports on screen

As ambitious new testify Pitch follows a female actor to intervene in the male-dominated Major league, how have other imaginary representations fared? A grizzled manager, a exercise montage, a tearjerking finale, a lot of sweat the well-worn tropes of the athletics genre ought to have played to fatality on both small and big screens. But the underdog at the centre …

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The athletics times of 2016 you won’t forget

From left: Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy, NFL activist Colin Kaepernick and Chicago Cub Dexter Fowler .Image: Rui Vieira, Mike McCarn, Ian Johnson/ AP 2016 was a tumultuous year in many realms, but in the world of sports it was nothing short of epic. With clutch executions on the most difficult stages , noticeable retirements, heartbreaking deaths and more than one …

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Was Steph Curry’s transformation into an NBA supervillain inevitable?

The Golden State Warriors superstar guards ability to annoy basketball fans has given him the most undesirable of auras: that of a Duke player Basketball fans were first introduced to Steph Curry 20 years ago the same way we learned of Riley Curry two years ago: he was the cute child a famous NBA father occasionally brought to work. A …

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