Edwin Moses: ‘We all knew doping was happening … it was a dark period


The two-time Olympic 400m hurdles champion on his fight against doping, his amazing unbeaten streak and meeting Nelson Mandela By Donald McRae | The Guardian | February 6 2020 The number 999 is burned into Edwin Moses’s psyche. He holds the greatest winning streak in athletics for, as a two-times Olympic champion over 400m hurdles,…

NBA legend Kobe Bryant dies at 41 in a helicopter crash


Kobe Bryant, one of basketball’s greatest players and most masterful scorers of all time, was among the passengers who died Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.  By Jeff Zillgitt | USA Today | January 26, 2020 Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said in an afternoon news conference the passenger manifest for the helicopter…

The Two Players Who Are Breaking the ‘No-Fun League’


As the 2019 season enters its final stretch, an entertaining MVP race showcases a less restrictive brand of football. By Robert O’Connell | The Atlantic | December 12, 2019 “The No-Fun League” isn’t a new phrase. It has hung around the NFL for decades, mobilized whenever the structures and strictures of the league tip too…