Bucks in Six

Bucks in Six

I have not been to a Bucks game since 2019, but I sure have enjoyed following this team through the playoffs and to its first NBA title in 50 years. Like everyone else, I am particularly enthralled with the story of the series MVP. Giannis Antetokounmpo is the kind of athlete you want little kids [...]

Hooping it up

Hooping it up

She's a little rickety when she plays the game, just like me. August bees fly out of her backboard when someone banks a shot, and they dare all comers with their swarming D. Still, she sits regally (though not regulationally) atop a driveway court that slants steeply to the street. And, oh the stories she [...]

The Last Dance

The Last Dance

Not seeing Michael Jordan play live and in his miraculous prime remains one of my biggest regrets as a sports fan. I wrote that goal down some time in the early 1990s on the sports-events-I-need-to-see-before-I-die list I still check from time to time. Like almost everyone else on this planet, I knew he was one [...]