Sports On Earth was a good idea and a very good website. It is not fully gone, but it won't be what it was. What's left is a reminder of some things we all already know entirely too well, and a challenge.
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?
It's May Day everywhere, which means that the weather's fairly nice, and that some people are in the streets making themselves heard, while others are running around and breaking things. In Seattle, this proved to be bad news for Niketown.