When Magic Turns Tragic

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Magic Johnson quit his job last night. After working at President of Basketball Operations (he was essentially in charge of acquiring the players and coaches)…

How YouTube Comments Put Me In Business

By mid-2010, I had maybe 1,000 videos on YouTube. All the vids were basketball-themed, either of me practicing basketball or talking about practicing or some…

Have That Same Energy [Daily Game]

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]NBA All-Star, All-Defense Team member and Olympian Jimmy Butler, who’s in the final year of his contract this upcoming season, is apparently unhappy and has…

F*ck You, Pay Me [Daily Game]

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Seattle Seahawks All-Pro safety Earl Thomas did not receive the new contract that he wanted this past offseason from his present employer. Which means Thomas…

My job currently has me sitting idle for hours each day with little more than my work phone and a pen and paper. What would be the best way to spend this time?

Read a book (if you can?) Write 10 ideas per day for how you can do something you’re passionate about. Pick a new subject each…

Frustrations List [Daily Game]

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In The Mental Workbook, I advocate — and require — the reader’s creation of a Goals list: Things you want to achieve, places you want…

Continued Exploitation [Daily Game]

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The NCAA recently announced some new rules regarding basketball, much of which I haven’t bothered trying to understand too deeply, around player eligibility, the NBA Draft,…

The Setup [Daily Game]

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I’ve always had a from-a-distance fascination with tennis, although, aside from a summer camp my mother forced me to attend as a 9-year-old, I’ve never…

Playing The Long Game [Daily Game]

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In 2015 I knew I was ready to be done hooping. I wasn’t as locked-in to do the training anymore; In the gym I had…

Google: Your Friend Or Your Enemy [Daily Game]

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I have a running group chat with a few college teammates. We talk the same way you and your friends talk — some serious stuff,…

How You Can Have A Lot Of Game And Still Fail [Daily Game]

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In my Wall Street Journal story the other day, I mentioned how I’d decided to hold onto NetFlix. I enjoyed the available comedy specials, and…