Daily Roundup: May 31
May 31, 2017

Daily Roundup: May 31

Your quick hits for May 31: Remembering Frank Deford. Meet the Phil Jackson whisperer — the ‘odd duck’ behind Knicks’ drafts. When a jet-powered car raced in the Indianapolis 500. Inside Stephen Curry’s inner circle: Three mentors share their stories. Life is good for Baton Rouge native Peter Burns, but the bad times helped make [...]

George Solomon on Frank Deford
May 30, 2017

George Solomon on Frank Deford

Most sportswriters and sports editors envied Frank Deford, who died May 28 at age 78 at his home in Key West.

Remembering Frank Deford
May 30, 2017

Remembering Frank Deford

Remembering Frank Deford.

Daily Roundup: May 30
May 30, 2017

Daily Roundup: May 30

Your quick hits for May 30: Why Richard Sherman can’t let go of Seattle’s Super Bowl loss. Meet the reporter who’s covered LeBron James since he was a high school player. How ESPN rebuilt its NBA coverage with an emphasis on fun — and billions on the line. You don’t know Diana Taurasi. Media Circus: [...]

Daily Roundup: May 25
May 25, 2017

Daily Roundup: May 25

Your quick hits for May 25: For the first time in 40 years, people aren’t just criticizing ESPN. They’re savoring its decline. Richard Deitsch writes about the breakup of “Mike and Mike.” A path of life and death: Jake Wiley quit, then conquered, now aims for NBA Draft. Enes Kanter writes about losing his country. [...]