Daily Roundup: May 23

Daily Roundup: May 23
5/23/2017
Your quick hits for May 23: The spirit of ’77: how the Blazers won Portland. Jon Lester didn’t just beat the yips, he improved once the secret was out. Eric Thames learned patience in South Korea, and returned as one of baseball’s hottest hitters The night that cost Bryce Dejean-Jones his NBA dream—and his life. SI True Crime: City on fire.  

Daily Roundup: May 22

Daily Roundup: May 22
5/22/2017
Your quick hits for May 22: There’s almost no journalism in tennis, but the print quarterly Racquet is trying to change that. Martie Zad, Washington Post staffer for five decades, dies at 89. How Kyrie Irving learned to love being himself. Bob Ferry has embraced analytics but never abandoned the good old eye test. John Wooden’s homespun creed was not so homespun.  

Daily Roundup: May 19

Daily Roundup: May 19
5/19/2017
Your quick hits for May 19: Adam Jones Q&A: On race, America and why he continues to speak out. ESPN is betting on big personalities to restore its fortunes. This is how LeBron James and the Cavs (and Lady Gaga) stay in shape. Sage Steele is bringing all of her personality to ESPN’s new morning ‘SportsCenter’ How Lonzo and LaVar Ball figured out how to get and keep our attention.  

Daily Roundup: May 18

Daily Roundup: May 18
5/18/2017
Your quick hits for May 18: Steve Kerr’s absence: the true test of a leader. Kelsey Plum and the audacity of hoops. Injury was inevitable for Noah Syndergaard. On the N.H.L.’s playoff ice, injuries are risen above. The joy of being LeBron James.  

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5/17/2017
To be held in April 2018.

Daily Roundup: May 17

Daily Roundup: May 17
5/17/2017
Your quick hits for May 17: An oral history of the 1997 Knicks-Heat postseason brawl . Surpassing Michael Jordan as ultimate GOAT is Tom Brady’s last challenge. The spike in three-shot fouls: clever manipulation of NBA rules or a stain on the game? Canada is now one of the world’s top sources of elite prep basketball recruits. After 30 years dominating New York sports radio, Mike Francesa is moving on.  

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