With the Lakers winning their 17th NBA title tonight and finally catching the Celtics for most titles, I found myself struggling to celebrate. With 2020 being a year like no other, even something as great as a beloved sports team winning a championship is a strange thing to ponder.
The Inevitable Bill Simmons ESPN Divorce The divorce between ESPN and Bill Simmons seemed inevitable, and yet, John Skipper’s announcement that ESPN would not renew Simmons’ contract was stunning. Bill’s rise from writing a blog (when such a term was yet to exist) to the most influential sportswriter in the country was astonishing. I came … Read more