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Thanksgiving Feast

As we begin the Thanksgiving holiday, it felt appropriate to look at the delightful meals we will share and compare them to the delightful basketball players we have enjoyed watching ball. All player-food comparisons are made in the most respectful and analytical way possible. So, here’s why LeBron James is the turkey…

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The Town That Won’t Bow Down

There’s a certain resiliency in New Orleans. There has to be, in a city so decimated by mother nature that locals and transplants alike still refer to places as “pre-Katrina” and “post-Katrina.” Reminders of the chaos come no bigger than the Superdome, home to tens of thousands during Hurricane Katrina. And in its shadow, the Smoothie King Center, home to the New Orleans Pelicans.

Delle Donne Embraces Championship

Game 5 of the WNBA Championship ended as regular season MVP Elena Delle Donne dropped the basketball carelessly to the court, searching to hug a teammate and celebrate her and the Mystics’ first WNBA Championship. Even with the WNBA Finals relegated to ESPN 2, anyone with an interest in the league and the sport who witnessed this crowning moment and knew any of Elena Delle Donne’s path there would feel that same sense of epic closure.