The week in review from death to life, from loss to win, from political metaphors to sports clichés.
The old definition: "One who trains athletes or athletic teams." But that might not be how Erik Spoelstra defines his job right now. A "coach" these days just ain't what he used to be.
If we've learned anything from Brett Favre and Albert Haynesworth (not to mention Steven Slater), it's this: In America these days, the less you work, the more you're paid to do it.
Forget what you may have already read or heard on the subject. Here's a quick explanation of the NFL owners' core argument for a lockout, and the players' response.
With apologies to Samuel Beckett, Jeff MacGregor weaves a tale of waiting and desperation in Minnesota.