The Miami Heat went into the Big Three era looking for all the world as if they were ready to turn the game and business of basketball on its head. Instead, they've become something much more prickly, small, joyless and familiar. Where's the fun in that?
A frank conversation on the question of Carmelo Anthony's "evolving" sports drink, and what that could possibly mean, and whether it could cause you to melt like Bruce Davison in X-Men.
Baseball beat writers as crusty indie snobs, Glenn Braggs as hitting exemplar, Mickey Hatcher as Master Trickster, the Minnesota Twins as failed name-generation experiment, and other observations that contain trace amounts of baseball-related information.
ESPN's 30 For 30 is great. But that's no reason not to make up ridiculous and patently un-makeable 30 For 30 episodes for dorky yuks.