Yago Colas reflects on race and basketball, as they were lived and played, body and soul, in 1970’s America.
There is, and always will be, something fundamentally dishonest about sports. How exactly that breaks, though, depends on the fan in question.
A new website, The Classical, promises to consider sports in an exciting and worthwhile way, and they could use some money.
Bethlehem Shoals’ relationship with basketball exists through watching and writing about the NBA. Nothing with that, right?
Gold is at record prices, grad school loans will have higher interest, and Japanese scientists have invented a thinking, learning robot.
The NFL and NBA lockouts could have had a huge impact on the male psyche. Maybe they still will.
Whether you forgive Michael Vick or not, his recent Nike endorsement is a sign that he’ll be allowed to leave his past behind.
Odd Future are one of the most buzzworthy, talented, and controversial young acts in music. Kevin Lincoln considers how their lyrical content—which includes bursts of misogyny and homophobia—should influence the way we listen.
Why are FreeDarko and the “On the DL” podcast shutting up shop, while John Steigerwald still has a job?
Bethlehem Shoals, a basketball obsessive, explains why he watched the Oscars instead of last night’s Knicks-Heat matchup.
Two sports fans talk about the meaning of ’Melo, Fernando Torres, and “The Decision.”
Bethlehem Shoals wants to rid our sports vocabulary of the “lovable loser” label.