There are any number of sensations you'll find at a minor league hockey game: the chill in the air, the smell of the ice, the vision of blood gushing out of someone's face after taking a puck to the head.
The Classical is going through some changes. But good ones, the kind where people high five at the end of the movie because they've successfully landed the plane and all learned something about themselves along the way.
Russell Westbrook is who he is, for better and worse and more effectively than he ever has been before. What his greatness means for the Thunder is a complicated question, and one that the team would do well to take seriously.
Professional and collegiate athletes have been an unusually large part of the growing and contentious national conversation over policing and race. College football, however, has been notable in its silence.