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Burning Questions: what to do about the culture of excess in professional sports

It’s a familiar story, but the numbers are no less mindboggling. Approximately 60% of NBA players are broke within five years after retirement, according to a 2009 Sports Illustrated article, and that number is astonishingly higher among NFL players. Just … Continue reading

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RIP Tyrone “Alimoe” Evans aka “The Black Widow”

Put on And1 Mixtape Volume 1 and you’ll see a familiar scene: a boyish Rafer Alston skipping down the court during a 1995 NYC All-Star Game, clowning on everyone around him. But if you squint hard enough at that grainy … Continue reading

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