Alexander Goot

nba playoffs 2016

Like Everyone Else, The Cleveland Cavaliers Are Still Waiting On Kevin Love

Cleveland forward Kevin Love has been dogged by questions about fit and role his entire career. The Cavaliers won't win a NBA title without answering them.
Alexander Goot
5.5.16
nba

It's Time for the Clippers to Embrace Their Inner Bad Guy

The Clippers have found themselves cast as basketball villains. Maybe that's not such a bad role to play.
Alexander Goot
4.20.16
nba

One Last Look Back Before The Memphis Grizzlies Clean House

For years, the Grizzlies were a transcendent, elbow-throwing throwback to old-school NBA teams. Now, they just seem old, but there's still a lot to celebrate here.
Alexander Goot
4.8.16
NHL

The Capitals Are Dominating the NHL—Now Comes the Hard Part

Washington has been the best team in the NHL all season, which is nothing new. The challenge, as in all the years before, is carrying that into the playoffs.
Alexander Goot
3.11.16
mlb

Until There's Baseball, We're Going to Talk About Pudgy Ballplayers

Baseball players come in all shapes and sizes, up to and including ones like Pablo Sandoval, but for some reason this is always forgotten around spring training.
Alexander Goot
2.29.16
NFL

A Guide To Enjoying The Carson Palmer Renaissance

Carson Palmer has endured a pair of wrecked knees, a disastrous stint in Oakland, and all manner of bad luck. At 36, he's playing better than he ever has.
Alexander Goot
1.22.16
racing

Smoke, Out: Tony Stewart Takes the Final Turn

The 2016 NASCAR season will be Tony Stewart's last behind the wheel. He'll leave the sport the same way he helped define it—by doing it just the way he wants to.
Alexander Goot
10.1.15
summer

Matt Williams, Terry Collins, And The Mystery Of Managing

Matt Williams was the National League Manager of the Year in 2014. In 2015, he's getting criticized and kicked around. He didn't get worse. He just has a weird job.
Alexander Goot
9.8.15
$607 total

We Went To FIFA's Movie About Itself, And No One Else Did

What kind of person would go see a 110-minute movie about soccer's disgraced governing body? As it turns out, the answer is 1) nobody and 2) journalists.
Alexander Goot
6.8.15
No Pressure

All Henrik Lundqvist Needs To Do Is Be Perfect

Henrik Lundqvist is one of the great goaltenders of his era, and has been at his greatest in Game 7's. He's also never touched the Stanley Cup. He can change that.
Alexander Goot
5.29.15
rivalries

LeBron James, Joakim Noah, and the Art of Dislike

Joakim Noah said some things to LeBron James that James didn't appreciate. We don't need to know what they are to enjoy these two dudes' dislike for each other.
Alexander Goot
5.11.15
the ultimate zing

Alex Rodriguez Is Making History, Whether the Yankees Like It or Not

A-Rod is one of the greatest, most complicated, and most dishonest baseball players of all time. The Yankees are dealing with this by pretending he doesn't exist.
Alexander Goot
4.27.15