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Talking with the Dallas owner about the playoffs, the Rockets rivalry, Rajon Rondo, Tim Donaghy, and his 15 outspoken, wild, and successful years in the NBA.
Understanding the explosion of outrage around the announcement of Trevor Noah as the new 'Daily Show' host requires looking at everything from the state of political satire to the Brian Williams mess to the racial politics of South African popular culture. In other words: It gets really complicated, really quickly.
In the sixth and final chapter of the latest 30 for 30, ‘Sole Man,’ we see Sonny Vaccaro’s life accomplishments brought to reckoning after he left the shoe business in 2007, and the steps he’s taken since to bring down the multibillion-dollar monster he helped create.
The fifth chapter of the latest 30 for 30, ‘Sole Man,’ flashes back to Sonny Vaccaro’s first glimpse of LeBron James, whom Vaccaro declared to be the greatest high school player he’d ever seen — after only 10 minutes in a pickup game. With Adidas losing out to Nike for LeBron’s signature, Sonny indulges in what could have been.
Chapter 4 of the latest 30 for 30 looks at the battle for young basketball talent that turned into a deeply personal and all-consuming crusade that affected players, coaches, and executives at all levels of the industry.
How 20 years of intertwined, New York–centric friendship led to a collaboration between Adam 'Ad-Rock' Horovitz and Noah Baumbach in the director’s new film, ‘While We’re Young,’ and a renewed sense of purpose for the erstwhile Beastie Boy.
After being fired by Nike in a haze of controversy, Vaccaro resurfaces at Adidas, which at that time had virtually no presence in the U.S. basketball market. In the first big strike for his new employer, Vaccaro signs a phenom namedShow More Summary
When Daniel Rodriguez was diagnosed with colorectal cancer, he decided to take to the skies and pursue his lifelong dream of BASE jumping, skydiving, and wingsuit flying.
The man behind some of the most chilling and intelligent science fiction of the past 20 years has finally directed his first movie, the artificial-intelligence thriller ‘Ex Machina.’ Just don’t call him an ‘auteur.’
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green on toughness, trash talk, and a lifetime of proving doubters wrong on the basketball court.
In 1984, Vaccaro and Nike executives plotted a strategy to get into the world of pro basketball. How they ended up signing Michael Jordan and launching the brand known as "Air Jordan" is a Hollywood story that features secret phone calls, a six-figure check, a mansion in Oregon, and a plate of ribs at a Tony Roma's restaurant in Santa Monica.
In the first of six chapters of 'Sole Man,' we meet John Paul Vaccaro, the pudgy native of Trafford, Pennsylvania, whose success at identifying and befriending top basketball players changed the game forever.
The Los Angeles Lakers are on the verge of completing their worst season ever — no Kobe Bryant, almost no promising youth, and little hope for the immediate future. Team president and ultimate boss Jeanie Buss remains as bright and optimistic...Show More Summary
Our latest film, directed by Peter Sillen, breaks down the tale of a Mets prospect who was so phenomenal that he was too good to be true.
Katie Crutchfield is one of the most incisive, emotionally open songwriters in the world. But she had to leave home and her twin sister, sign with a historic label, and end a romantic relationship with her closest musical collaborator to finally break through. Now the fun begins.
The radio (and now podcast) host discusses the new ‘The Best Show,’ the struggles of striking out on his own, his 16-CD boxed set of phone calls, and never quite fitting in with the comedy community.
Friends, teammates, and family remember the career, legacy, and tragic death of former Charlotte Hornets guard Bobby Phills.
The Cubs have a new front-line starter and top-tier manager, a slew of elite prospects, and money to spend. The front office has a plan, and the division is in decline. So stop talking about building a future contender, North Siders. The playoff run begins now.
When Panthers superstar rookie Aaron Ekblad needed a place to crash, team captain Willie Mitchell (and his extremely understanding wife) stepped in. Since then, they’ve shared seemingly everything — a house, a boat, and infectious diseases — except the one thing they want most: the playoffs.
Behind the scenes of Providence College’s first-round defeat to the Dayton Flyers.