Monthly Archives: July 2010

4th and 1 Football Camp

By Daniel Adler This summer, I spent a week in mid-July in East Texas teaching SAT math at a football/life skills/SAT camp founded by Detroit Lions Assistant Secondary Coach (and Harvard Law+Kennedy school alum), Daron Roberts.  Even though this does … Continue reading

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Finally, A Post About Horseshoes and Cricket

By Daniel Adler Which athlete is the furthest from the rest of his sport?  Barry Bonds and his four seasons with on-base-percentages above .500 springs to mind.  So does Wilt Chamberlain and his 1961-62 season in which he averaged over … Continue reading

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Not a Post About LeBron…Sorta

Let’s try a thought experiment. Imagine that we still have a salary cap, but no maximum salary (similar to the NFL). Would LeBron, Bosh, and Wade be so willing to take A LOT less money to play together? True, they may sacrifice a couple million per season the way things stand now, but let’s say teams could offer as much of the cap as they wanted. Would LeBron pass up $45 million per year just to play with his buddies? How much does he really value winning/friendship/living in Tony Montana’s old house? Continue reading

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