Diplomacy meets basketball at 2018 Friendship Games
Jun 19, 2018

Diplomacy meets basketball at 2018 Friendship Games

In 2005, after seeing generations of children from neighboring countries and cultures grow up amid conflict, Ed Peskowitz and Arie Rosenzweig tried a novel approach to diplomacy – a basketball tournament.

Jun 7, 2018

Daily Roundup: June 7

The Washington Capitals have a chance to close out the Vegas Golden Knights tonight in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals, so we’ll start there in today’s rundown: Throughout the playoffs, Capitals fans have found in Alex Ovechkin a mirror of their own emotions, “a living emoji keyboard.” The Capitals are focused on the [...]

Jun 6, 2018

Daily Roundup: June 6

The NBA and NHL finals are still going strong: The Washington Capitals have made the Stanley Cup finals a (shot-)block party. With his cool, calm and calculating approach, Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby has helped his team to the brink of a Stanley Cup championship. Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee is playing the most [...]

Jun 5, 2018

Daily Roundup: June 5

Searching for a breakdown of the latest sports news? Look no further: The Washington Capitals are one win away from the Stanley Cup. Have we stepped into an alternate reality? In the aftermath of President Donald Trump disinviting the Philadelphia Eagles from the White House, The Atlantic looks at the history of such visits. The Cleveland [...]

Jun 4, 2018

Daily Roundup: June 4

The weekend in sports Led by captain Alex Ovechkin, the Washington Capitals took a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup finals with a 3-1 win against the Vegas Golden Knights. With help from a record-setting performance by Stephen Curry, the Golden State Warriors jumped to a 2-0 lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA [...]