The Light and Darkness of Michael Jordan

Wright Thompson just published a powerful long-form profile of Michael Jordan at 50. It’s got some rough language, but it’s a penetrating character study of one of the most interesting men of our time (HT: Vitamin Z) The piece shows two major things to me: first, how Michael Jordan so beautifully displayed the image of [Read More...]

The DC Hoops Scene: Power, Points, and Presidents

The Outside the Lines side of the ESPN online network has a fun story up about the current DC hoops scene.  President Obama, a diehard pickup basketball player, has apparently ignited interest in the game.  Here’s an excerpt from the story, “The Power Game”, by Wright Thompson: Obama loves all things hoops. By executive fiat, the [Read More...]


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