Category / Sports

In what may be the best sports-related article I’ve ever read, Michael Lewis in the New York Times Magazine tells the story of Shane Battier, a legendary high-school and college basketball star who has terrible stats in the NBA, but is an exceptional talent. Battier plays smart, and was signed to the Houston Rockets by […]

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Seriously, this is beyond my comprehension. Not only are they skateboarding down a mountain road, they are doing it with live traffic, AND they are handing off the video camera and getting great shots. Adam Kimmel presents: Claremont HD from adam kimmel on Vimeo.

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I was one of millions (billions?) of people who was captivated by Michael Phelps’ historic Olympic journey. The lofty goal that he set for himself, aside from actually achieving it, is an inspiration itself. Big goals are important. There is no way to do what he did unless he was trying to do it. Huh? […]

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Wow, what a swim our guys gave us last night. Jason Lezak has big lungs, and an even bigger heart. You can and should watch it here. Or, watch the under water view of the race.

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The Twins have been fun to watch this year. They are a very young team, and play a great brand of “small ball.” Losing Johan Santana for this year had most people hoping that Fransisco Liriano could come back from his injury and be the ace. Well, he wasn’t ready at the start, so he […]

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