The Olympics are pretty much always a boondoggle for the host country, but occasionally the games produce an enduring architectural marvel. And sometimes, they produce they produce the opposite. Rio 2016 produced...one of those.
The U.S. Men's Gymnastics team ended an uneven trip to Rio with a handful of medals. But a combination of economic and cultural factors, and the rise of less-structured alternatives, have made the sport's future in the U.S. increasingly uncertain.
During his farewell season, Kobe Bryant was more candid than he's been throughout his career. Now that he's apparently entering the storytelling game with the Kobe Studios arm of Kobe Inc. What will that look like from a star whose image has often felt like one long commercial?
The Orlando Summer League is the lowest-wattage of the NBA's three summer leagues, playing in front of an industry-only crowd in a city that mostly doesn't care. And yet, because it's basketball, it still works.