With basketball quickly gaining ground as a popular sport worldwide, it becomes increasingly important for leagues to approach business in an efficient way that maximizes resources and talent. In my expository writing class, I tackled an issue that I saw with the Chinese Basketball Association and the current system it runs. The Chinese Basketball Association is… Continue reading the Chinese Basketball Association
The world of sports is interesting. It’s different than the world of classical music and the world of food. But it’s also the same in a way. The world of sports is interesting. Sports can be inhumane. When I heard earlier this week that Wes Welker was returning to the NFL with the St. Louis… Continue reading The Humanity of Sports
Earlier this semester, I wrote a paper for my Sports in the Law Expository Writing class. Seeing that the NFL never seems to do anything right (ahem, c’mon refs, can you please define what a “catch” is?!), this essay seems to be relevant, as Commissioner Goodell continues to show us that he doesn’t understand his job… Continue reading C’mon Roger!
On October 16th, the Harvard Crimson Men’s basketball team introduced the 2015-1016 team at their annual Crimson Madness event. Held in Lavietes Pavilion, the event included a dunk contest, 3 point shootout, a scrimmage, and a couple fun events for fans who attended the event. Here are several observations I made. Free Stuff > Basketball… Continue reading Crimson Madness Event
In today’s NBA, “small-ball” lineups are all the rage. New spread offenses feature more finesse and shooting over the outdated ground-and-pound style of bulky bigs. Of course, there are exceptions from these trends in terms of teams and individual players. The Memphis Grizzlies, for example, are known for their “grind it out” style of play,… Continue reading Are NBA Depth Charts Outdated?