Hey Adam Silver, glossy new trophies won’t fix the NBA’s regular season

Two pretty good basketball playersPhoto: Getty Images They say millennials are obsessed with trophies, but our elders have been expanding the ones propping up that industry. Commissioner Adam Silver’s quest to revitalize the regular season’s infrastructure has been his pet project for almost his entire eight-year stint. One day after Kawhi Leonard expressed his apathy … Read more

Antonio Inoki leaves behind a legacy that rivals any in combat sports

RIP. An absolute legendImage: Getty Images There’s not an athlete in combat-sports history with a bigger influence than Antonio Inoki. How many other professional wrestlers have a common opponent in Superman? Inoki is one degree of separation from Clark Kent because of his 1976 fight against Muhammad Ali, then the WBC and WBA heavyweight champion … Read more