Just when you think LeBron James is done making a case for himself as one of the NBA’s greats, he raises the bar. While the Miami Heat have their backs against the wall against the Indiana Pacers, the nerve-wracking 2013 postseason has only revealed more about just how singlehandedly dominant King James can be when he needs to.
There aren’t many coaches more interesting than Phil Jackson, both in terms of career and personal life. In a trade where coaches are increasingly alike, Jackson’s the Zen Master, the imposing figure sitting on a throne-like seat. Mark Milner reviews Jackson’s latest autobiography.
In what could be described as one of the biggest Canadian defections in recent memory, TSN SportsCentre co-hosts Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole will head south from their comfy northern confines to help launch the newly minted American sports channel, Fox 1. What does the move mean for the network? For Canadians? A lot more than you think.
It still boggles the mind to think about Lou Gehrig and his consecutive game streak. Sure, it was broken by Cal Ripken Jr. a few years back, but the 90s were a different time: Ripken played in a time of physical conditioning, specialized team doctors and better medicine. Gehrig played back when the trainer’s job was to rub players down.
Kobe Bryant injured his Achilles this weekend, that much we all know. What’s been lost in the shuffle of disappointment however, is that the actual name of the tendon that the future Hall of Fame guard tore isn’t the only similarity he and the mythological hero share. Mark Milner explains.
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