Sports Nut
Sports Nut
June 20 2016 4:38 PMStephen Curry, for 4!The 3-pointer is old news. Here’s where the NBA should put the 4-point line.
June 20 2016 3:51 AMThe King Becomes a LegendLeBron James was already one of the greatest basketball players of all time. Now his record is unimpeachable.
June 17 2016 4:22 PM“One of the Best Nights of My Life”An interview with Scott Raab on watching the Cavs win Game 6 in Cleveland and how he’s feeling heading into Game 7 of the NBA Finals.
June 16 2016 5:50 PMThe Unbearable Lightness of Being Stephen CurryThe Warriors star is forcing fans and his fellow players to confront their assumptions about black athletes.
June 13 2016 7:07 PMWhy Don’t Basketball Players Wear Cups?Plus: Why don’t football players wear cups? Also: Why don’t baseball players wear cups?
June 8 2016 7:15 PMThe Ultimate FighterKimbo Slice’s street fights made him a viral video star. His mixed martial arts bouts made him mortal.
June 6 2016 10:59 AMThe Sports Writer Who Hated Muhammad AliIn 1964, the New York Times’ Arthur Daley called Ali “a loudmouth braggart.” He never changed his mind.
June 4 2016 12:20 PMThe Eccentric Genius of Muhammad Ali’s Boxing StyleHe was the greatest, hands down.
June 4 2016 8:41 AMThe Best Stories Ever Written About Muhammad AliA collection of great journalism about the greatest of all time.
June 2 2016 2:36 PMThere Is No Justice in Cleveland Sports, Only IronyAn interview with Scott Raab on Cavs–Warriors, his embarrassment over The Whore of Akron, and what a LeBron-led championship would mean to Northeast Ohio.
May 31 2016 11:15 AMThe Heroes Golden State NeedsIn Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals, the Warriors showed that “hero ball” can be truly heroic.
May 26 2016 5:54 AMTen Theories About the Golden State Warriors’ CollapseIs it Draymond Green’s fault? Is Steph Curry hurt? Are the Thunder just better?
May 24 2016 12:10 PMThe Most Volatile Great Player in NBA HistoryRussell Westbrook can embarrass a whole team with his explosive play. Sometimes that team is his own.
May 20 2016 4:24 PMZach Lowe Is America’s Best Sports WriterESPN’s stats-loving, video-analyzing basketball scribe is the journalist smart fans deserve.
May 13 2016 5:25 PMThe San Antonio Spurs Are Not Dead YetThe Spurs’ process is everything Sam Hinkie’s wasn’t. That’s why they’re the NBA’s model franchise.
June 20 2016 4:07 PMCleveland, This Is for Us!A Cavaliers fan savors a long-awaited title.
June 17 2016 5:04 PMGame 6 Was Weird. Game 7 Is Going to Be Glorious.A conversation with ESPN’s Ethan Sherwood Strauss about the NBA Finals.
June 17 2016 3:16 PMLeBron James Is Even Better Than We Thought He WasWe knew he was one of the greatest of all time. His amazing 2016 finals prove we’re still figuring out what he’s capable of on the court.
June 15 2016 5:26 PMHow Ayesha Curry Became the World’s Most Controversial Couscous-Recipe-Tweeting Demi-CelebrityThe wife of NBA star Steph Curry became a battleground between progressive and reactionary factions on Twitter. Then she got famous.
June 10 2016 3:59 PMMuhammad Ali Changed His Name in 1964Newspapers called him Cassius Clay for six more years.
June 8 2016 11:56 AM“No Viet Cong Ever Called Me Nigger”The story behind the famous quote that Muhammad Ali probably never said.
June 4 2016 7:11 PMMuhammad Ali Was Not a Saint, and He Was Not a Teddy BearAn interview with Robert Lipsyte on the fighter’s opposition to Vietnam, his sense of humor, and the time his trailer shook during a conjugal visit.
June 4 2016 11:28 AMThe King of the WorldWhen Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali.
June 4 2016 3:23 AMThe Time Muhammad Ali Stopped a Man From Leaping to His DeathIn January 1981, the champ talked a man down from a ninth-floor ledge.
June 2 2016 8:20 AMLeBron James Is the Best Passer in the NBAThis video shows why.
May 29 2016 2:46 PMHow the Warriors Saved Their SeasonA conversation with ESPN’s Ethan Sherwood Strauss about Golden State’s Game 6 win against the Oklahoma City Thunder. 
May 24 2016 4:56 PMDraymond Green Kicked Steven Adams in the What Now?“Family jewels,” “downtown business district,” “kiwi,” and other euphemisms for an NBA player’s groin.
May 23 2016 6:23 PMWhat’s Wrong With the Warriors?A conversation about Golden State’s crushing loss against the Oklahoma City Thunder. 
May 16 2016 5:45 AMWhy Does the World’s Best Basketball Player Wear Such Corny Sneakers?The mystery of the Curry Two.
May 6 2016 10:18 AMStephen Curry, Sideline Celebration MVPThe Golden State Warriors star may be injured, but he still has amazing moves.