Has the CT Sun outlived its usefulness to the WNBA?

This is not a particularly cheerful topic, not with the Connecticut Sun having become an institution here in our corner of the world. But then as philosopher Ayn Rand once wrote, “The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.” The glaringly evident: The franchise’s place in the … Read more

As sluggish NBA trade market nears deadline, history has shown a player’s desired trade destination may not matter

The NBA trade market continues to hum along quietly, with little chatter of substantive deals gaining actual development. There are frameworks being passed around front offices and role players being made available, but this transaction landscape ahead of the Feb. 9 buzzer is desperately lacking significant talent on the block, in the eyes of leading … Read more

The Last Fight for the Last Emperor

In the fight game, you can never be 100 percent sure, but Fedor Emelianenko—arguably the greatest MMA heavyweight of all time—says that this weekend’s clash against Ryan Bader will be his last. He said something similar back in 2012 after he polished off Pedro Rizzo, but that retirement ended up being nothing more than a … Read more