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Why Jordans Are A Time Machine for My Feet

If you grew up during Michael Jordan’s prime, then you’ll inherently understand this. If not, you may not. I recently got a new pair of Jordans. Like, yesterday. My first new pair in a while. The second I opened the box I felt like I was  back in 6th grade. Or 8th. Or whatever the years were where having a pair of Jordans meant something… …

The Night The Legend of the Driveway Was Born

This Feature Earned a Notable Mention in the 2015 Best American Sports Writing Anthology By: Jon Finkel The foul line we sprayed on the driveway had faded long ago. The white box on our clear backboard had likewise vanished, but amazingly, nobody knew when. The hoop itself, once a gleaming announcement to the neighborhood that the Finkel boys had moved into town, probably only measured …