~ A Mediator's Musings ~

February 17, 2012 ~ “Linsanity”, the NBA and where Ivy League sports are headed

If you haven’t heard about Jeremy Lin by now, then you must be doing a Rip Van Winkle number. Jeremy Lin, of course, is the newest NBA sensation—a Harvard (yes, Harvard!) graduate,1 undrafted, cut by two NBA teams, picked up by the New York Knicks and brought up (presumably) to ride the bench with the Knicks after a brief sojourn in the NBA’s Development (read “minor”) League. In his first week, (more…)

February 3rd, 2012 ~ So how has money changed our sports world?

How has money changed our sports world?

Vastly. To borrow from the poet, let me count (some of) the ways: (more…)