The Bill Russell Case for LeBron as Lakers Player-Coach

Illustration: Getty Images “You want the job, Russ?” offered Celtics retiring head coach Red Auerbach in 1966. “Hell, no!” Bill Russell responded. “After what I watched you go through? Screwing […]

Significant Black firsts in sports history

The impact of Black athletes across the history of sports is an undeniable one, but also one that has not always been accomplished on equal footing. Of the many highs […]

Which QB won the same year his alma mater won the national title?

Joe Montana starred for Notre Dame in the 1970s before moving on to the San Francisco 49ers.Image: Getty Images Q: When was the only time that a quarterback won the […]