Tag Archives: basketball

Blood on the Hallowed Ground

Ian F. Blair plays a game of basketball with his brother as he recounts the memory of his father’s death in an evocative, pulsing essay about cancer, family, and race. Continue reading

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Drugs In the Bathroom, Lines on the Court

Sean Beaudoin used to knit. Yeah, so what? You got a problem with that? No, you mind your own business. No, you shut up. Continue reading

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Is Yasiel Puig the Next Jeremy Lin?

Brian McGuigan compares the recent ascension of LA Dodgers slugger and Cuban defector Yasiel Puig with last year’s bout of Linsanity, the rise of Chinese-American point guard Jeremy Lin. Continue reading

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