John Wall, James Harden

Who will be the (2nd) best team in the NBA?

After a dramatic offseason that included a star trade request away from Lebron James, the end of the Phil-Melo Knicks era, the shuffling of numerous top-20 players and KD’s cringe-worthy Twitter behavior, the NBA is back and better than ever. Everyone knows Golden State is the title favorite, but instead
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James comes full circle

Sports with Sophie

When LeBron James and his cohort of newly minted activists delivered their speech at the ESPY’s this past summer, James said it was “time to look ourselves in the mirror and ask ourselves what we are doing to create change.” He said, “Most importantly, (we need to) go back to
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The Blame Game

On Sunday, the United States men’s basketball team cruised to a 96-66 victory against Serbia — whose roster featured only one current NBA player — to win its third consecutive gold medal. It’s not often that a team that goes undefeated in the Olympics will be the subject of criticism,
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SophieGeothals

The new generation

I had to re-read the essay question multiple times. The first time, I didn’t fully process what the words said. The second time I had no idea what stance I would take. By the time I had read it a third time, I had wasted five of the precious 35
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