Stan Van Gundy, Isiah Thomas, and Bobby Petrino show we can’t always find solace in our sports, where the ends too often justify the means. And the kind of men we worship as kids too often turn out just like us as adults.
A group that includes former Lakers star Magic Johnson and longtime baseball executive Stan Kasten agreed Tuesday night to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers from Frank McCourt for $2 billion.
Not Magic and Bird, not Kobe or LeBron. Not even Michael Jordan. Nobody can match the buzz that Jeremy Lin has created in such a short amount of time.
In an otherwise cold month in the sporting calendar, Lin made everyone warmer. And Lin made everyone better, not just scoring but imbuing an otherwise fallow team and town with hope. The impact was real and the team’s record reflected it.
Former Giants star Plaxico Burress will work with the National Urban League and Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence after spending nearly two years in prison on a weapon possession charge.
On his fourth team in a career that had no statistical dips, Jason Kidd is too good to be a vocational vagabond, a gypsy who hops around the NBA like George Clooney in Up in the Air.
The producers and playwright behind Broadway’s “Lombardi” aren’t done with sports just yet. They’re planning to go from NFL to NBA with “Magic/Bird,” a new play that will chronicle the lives of Larry Bird and Earvin “Magic” Johnson.
Ever have trouble getting out of bed to go to work? Apparently, New York City students have that problem, too.