Day: July 8, 2015

Four Years Ago, Yao Ming Retires

Four years ago today, Yao Ming retired from the NBA and professional basketball due to foot and ankle injuries that caused him to miss 250 games in his last six seasons. While his depart from the NBA was sad, as I’d watched him play for years, he was an ambassador and symbol for a nation. …

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The Decision That Changed Sneakers

Five years ago today, LeBron James made “The Decision” on an ESPN special. He announced his choice to sign with the Miami Heat. Of course, The Decision was criticized by everyone under the sun. Not just the typical antagonists like Skip Bayless, Steven A. Smith, and the rest of the media, but even Michael Jordan …

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