No American pro sports league does globalization better than the NBA, and the Jeremy Lin phenomenon sweeping China and Taiwan is the latest evidence.
The NBA's bywords in this compacted season? Misery and pain. D-Wade, D-Rose, Kobe, 'Melo, Nash . . . How teams deal with injuries right now could decide who's playing in June.
This ludicrous lockout apparently isn't going to end on its own. But it might if the owners and players start to realize how ridiculous they look to fans just trying to make ends meet.
Optimism about the NBA lockout? Not here. In fact, the labor dispute between the league and its players union makes the NFL's lockout look like child's play.
What's the Pro Football Hall of Fame to do when all 15 finalists are worthy of induction? Do you leave Richard Dent off your ballot? Deion Sanders? Marshall Faulk? One ex-voter makes the tough choices.
Today's athletes know Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as an idea rather than as a man. But that doesn't mean his message has been lost.
You've listened to Michael Wilbon argue on TV for years. Now he's plying his debating skills for us, too. Here's his position paper. Read it. Learn it. Live it.