North Korea Invented Its Own, Totally Different Way Of Scoring…

Dennis Rodman's bizarre visit to North Korea has led to many dissections of North Korea's strange relationship with basketball—or rather, the Kim family's strange relationship with basketball—and one happy consequence is the opportunity to remember that, despite the Kim family's love for the NBA, they sometimes ignore… » 3/02/13 3:40pm 3/02/13 3:40pm

The Harlem Globetrotters Played A Game On Ice

This is a poor substitute for the Winter Classic, yes, but perhaps the good people of Portage, Mich., found some consolation joy in the Harlem Globetrotters' outdoor game today. The Globetrotters strapped on their ice cleats and triumphed 24-10 over some hapless dudes who fell for the ball-on-a-string and the… » 1/07/13 4:40pm 1/07/13 4:40pm

Inside The Messy World Of Minor-League Show Basketball

You know the Harlem Globetrotters. You probably don't know the Harlem Wizards or the Harlem Ambassadors. They, like the Globetrotters, are barnstorming show-basketball teams, appearing in every corner of this weird nation. Unlike the Globetrotters, they play in tiny gyms. But, as Stefan Fatsis explains on this… » 3/30/12 3:20pm 3/30/12 3:20pm

Whatever Jenn Sterger Is Doing At The Daily, Please, God, Make It Stop

Jenn Sterger is sorta-famous for two reasons. First, she got herself on TV at FSU games wearing low-cut outfits. Second, she received photos of a penis that was almost certainly attached to Brett Favre. That's not what one would call a distinguished resume. But it's good enough to land a job at The Daily. » 3/09/12 6:40pm 3/09/12 6:40pm