Topic: Disappointments

August 28, 2013

There's a narrative about Tracy McGrady that paints him as a very specific type of disappointing player. And then there are the myriad individual memories that show him to be something else. Which would you rather remember?

February 15, 2013

Nerlens Noel's short, strange and NBA-mandated college basketball career is almost certainly over after just 24 games and one scary knee injury. He'll be fine, most likely, but college basketball fans are still worse off for not getting to watch him figure out for himself how his dazzling talent works.

April 5, 2012

The Jurgen Klinsmann Administration did not get off to a great start with the U.S. U-23 team bombing in the Olympic qualifiers. But given the man in charge of the program—and the considerable talent at his disposal—it seems safe to say that we haven't seen the last, or the best, of this team.