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An inside look at The Audacity of Hoop: Alexander Wolff's new book on President Obama and basketball

By Ed Odeven
TOKYO (Feb. 1, 2016) — It’s only a few weeks until the final March Madness of Barack Obama’s presidency. And the Stephen Curry-led Golden State Warriors are chasing the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls’ all-time record of 72 regular-season wins. 2,663 more words


Big Game, Small World - A Basketball Adventure (Alexander Wolff, 2002)

Vrais amoureux du basket, ce livre est fait pour vous. Difficilement trouvable (il n’a pas été réédité depuis une dizaine d’années), mais fait pour vous. Alexander Wolff, l’une des meilleures plumes de Sports Illustrated et passionné de basket depuis sa plus tendre enfance, a profité du lock-out de 1998 pour se lancer dans un tour du monde du basket, afin de découvrir la balle orange sous toutes ses formes. 147 more words


Falling Away

I sure do love me some March Madness. Wall-to-wall basketball for the better part of a month. If it’s not being played, it’s being talked about. 709 more words

The Art of Aaron Craft

After a sophomore season in which he was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, Ohio State point guard Aaron Craft is wreaking havoc once again on both sides of the court, averaging 1.8 steals and  8.7 points per game this season. 225 more words

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"A Massive Fraud Now More Fully Exposed"

Alexander Wolff and David Epstein Detail Lance Armstrong’s Misdeeds

For years, as he became the most dominant cyclist in history, Lance Armstrong vehemently denied doping. Recently, the U.S. 189 more words

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Heaves Fold Amidst Financial Trouble

If success in sports were only determined by wins and losses, the Vermont Frost Heaves would be one of the best. Back-to-back ABA Championships in 2007 and 2008… 269 more words


Shining a light on pro football's past

Be sure to check out the great piece in this week’s Sports Illustrated from Alexander Wolff on “The NFL’s Jackie Robinson”.

If you don’t know the names… 173 more words