The president, we all know, is leaving today. He’s already gotten onto the helicopter and flown away from the White House, and if I never see his face again in my whole life it will be too soon.
This how the Defector staff got through quarantine this year. Buying And Selling Sneakers In my hands was an orange-red shoebox with the Nike swoosh on it. The sticker on the side identified the contents inside: AIR TECH CHALLENGE II ANN QS. That means they were both an anniversary edition—the 20th anniversary, in fact—and a […]
Surely those of you who live in the great state of Indiana are already aware of the injustice that is brewing in the Big Ten Conference, but for those of you outside the Crossroads of America, let me enlighten your coastal minds. At the onset of this ill-fated college football season, the athletic directors, presidents, […]
In at least one of the many parallel universes in America right now, you can attend an unmasked birthday bash in the most populous city in a state that averaged over 4,300 new daily COVID-19 cases over the last week. James Harden knows this, and intends to use it to his strategic advantage, as he […]
What twist of fate could have led you to the above image of Derrick Favors grabbing a rebound as Damian Lillard, Meyers Leonard, and C.J. McCollum look on? The answer: a Getty Images query for “nba 2018 december” and a randomly chosen page within those results.
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