For the third generation of a Royals-loving family, Kansas City's team had come to mean a great many things, none of them synonymous with happiness or success. Over the course of one wild October all that -- and most everything else having to do with a Royals-based worldview -- has been turned upside down. It's a good thing.
He's no longer the biggest deal in Cleveland, or even second or third. But Dion Waiters still matters to the rising super-team in Cleveland, and he always keeps things interesting. How much of a compliment that winds up being remains to be seen.
Multi-platform mogul. Basketball player. Cultural ambassador. Extremely strange human. Stephon Marbury is all those things, but first and foremost he is an artist -- one of the most revolutionary theater artists of our time.