Shaun Livingston gives me life

I remember seeing videos of Shaun Livingston’s injury: the way his leg bent away at an impossible angle and he rolled around on the ground, clutching his knee in agonizing pain. His reaction was enough to stir feelings of sickness in the pit of my stomach. It’s hard to unsee
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Ode to Lord Byron

In July 2014, the Los Angeles Lakers hired Byron Scott to be their new head coach. In April 2016, he was fired. In those two years, his Lakers compiled a 38-126 record, and have now missed the playoffs for three consecutive seasons — the single worst stretch of basketball in
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All in the family

From sex parties to “swagcopters,” recruiting in major college athletics is weird, to say the absolute least. But the preponderance of another trend has reared its ugly head again most recently — programs luring big-name recruits by bringing on their family members as assistant coaches. Last week, Washington hired Michael
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