Michael Ritchie's Reagan-era ode to high school football has some weird ideas on race and gender, and refuses to check its privilege or anything else. It somehow works anyway, or maybe because of that. Also Goldie Hawn.
According to the measureables that define athleticism where NBA prospects are concerned, Jordan Adams isn't much of an athlete. The numbers don't lie, but that definition of athleticism isn't everything.
As the scandal over UNC's "paper classes" shows, something isn't working in college sports. Instead of another round of punishment and clucking, maybe it's time we thought about this relationship differently.
What do the Spurs give us that other teams don't? It's more than dominance, and more than just seeing a game played beautifully and well. The Spurs can, if you want them to be, exemplify something like a way of being.