Alex Wong

nba

The Rockets and Warriors are on a Collision Course for China's Heart

The NBA's two best teams are also the most popular clubs in the world's most populous country. If they square off in the postseason, so much more than a trip to the Finals will be at stake.
Alex Wong
4.12.18
nba

A Requiem for the Sports Poster

Basketball players still get posterized, but they're no longer getting put on iconic posters.
Alex Wong
3.21.18
nba

Jurassic Spark: The Raptors Have the NBA's Best (and Funniest) Bench

Toronto's second unit—made of up of a bunch of anonymous, homegrown players who constantly talk shit to one another—has reinvigorated the franchise.
Alex Wong
1.24.18
Basketball

Crown League Has Further Enriched Toronto's Thriving Hoops Scene

It's Toronto's version of the Drew League.
Alex Wong
7.31.17
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Donovan Bailey on the 'World's Fastest Man' and Racing Michael Johnson

We talk to Donovan Bailey about national pride, his 150-metre race against American Michael Johnson, and his legacy as one of Canada's all-time great track and field athletes.
Alex Wong
6.2.17
donovan bailey

Donovan Bailey vs. Michael Johnson: The Biggest Race That Never Happened

On the 20th anniversary of the marquee Bailey-Johnson race, we look back at the circus show that was supposed to settle the World's Fastest Man title.
Alex Wong
6.1.17
esportes de verão

The NBA Looks to India, Basketball's New 'Wild West'

"If the NBA were able to get basketball off the ground in India, I would be willing to kiss Adam Silver’s feet," one international sports agent says. "It’s going to be really hard."
Alex Wong
5.3.17
china

The NBA Looks to India, Basketball's New 'Wild West'

"If the NBA were able to get basketball off the ground in India, I would be willing to kiss Adam Silver’s feet," one international sports agent says. "It’s going to be really hard."
Alex Wong
5.3.17
nba

Vince Carter Should Be the First Raptor to Have His Number Retired

Vinsanity's Raptors legacy is complicated due to a nasty divorce with the team in 2004. But he remains the greatest player in franchise history and the biggest superstar to ever play for Toronto.
Alex Wong
12.7.16
CFL

A Horse Mascot That Shit on Fields, and Other Strange Stories from the CFL's USA Experiment

Here are the highlights from that one time during the 1990s the CFL wanted to be American.
Alex Wong
11.24.16
nba

Anthony Bennett Is Trying to Have Fun Playing Basketball Again

Bennett was the No. 1 pick in the 2013 draft, but once he got to the NBA he didn't get many minutes and stopped having fun. Now on his fourth team in four years, the 23-year-old is determined to revitalize his career with the Nets.
Alex Wong
10.25.16
NFL

Twenty-Five Years Ago, the NFL and Marvel Created 'NFL SuperPro'—and It Sucked

25 years ago, the NFL and Marvel Comics partnered to create NFL SuperPro, one of the lamest comic book heroes ever. There will never be another, and that's a drag.
Alex Wong
9.21.16
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