Author Bio & Stories

  • Jack Hamilton on the best prep hoops phenom since the last best prep hoops phenom, and what we write about when we write about Jabari/LeBron/Steph/Nerlens.

  • December 16, 2011
    Cruelty and the Sporting Life

    "The agony of defeat" is a cliché, but it's also as much a part of why we watch sports as the secondhand thrill of victory. To what extent do watch to see the losers lose, and why?

  • This is an intellectually worthless exercise in any sport, but one which in baseball lays bare the sport’s deep and abiding strangeness, too often naturalized beyond recognition through pastoral platitudes and kid’s-menu jingoism. I, for one, cannot wait.