From big accomplishments (a third title) to countless little things (about coach Steve Kerr’s beers…), the Sportsperson of the Year award recipients took care of business in a sometimes-trying 2018, with an indelible ethos that has made them a joy to watch and a dynasty that endures.
Nearly five years after stepping down (he did not retire) as NBA commissioner, David Stern remains as determined as ever. The reticent icon is busy crafting a second act that could impact the future of the game.
A headbanging linebacker who played on the edge for 15 pro seasons and says he had more than 2,000 concussions, Gary Plummer felt his mind slipping away once he left the game. Fearful and desperate, he turned to alternative therapies—yoga, music, diet, even gardening—to counter the cognitive decline. The question for struggling former players: Is it possible to reverse dementia? Is there hope?
Which Dennis Rodman should we remember? The unselfish, relentless Hall of Famer that was ahead of his time? Or the one popping up on TMZ and traveling to North Korea? The NBA's rebounding king carries a complicated legacy.
49ers icon Dwight Clark passed away Monday at age 61 after battling ALS. On a late April weekend, old teammates and friends gathered at Eddie DeBartolo’s Montana ranch to share memories and laughs, and to toast the iconic Niners wideout and Super Bowl champion. No one would say it was a farewell ...
When tragedy strikes and a professional sports franchise lands in the middle of a real-world issue, how should it respond? The Kings struggled with that very question as tensions erupted after Stephon Clark was shot and killed by Sacramento police.