At their best, sports are the blend of known and unknown, measurable and unmeasurable, the tug-of-war between analytics and gut instinct. Even experts have different opinions on what information matters and how to interpret it.
The Utah Jazz have never won an NBA championship. This season, the Jazz have their best team in over two decades, begging a simple yet complex question: is this the year Utah's hopes and dreams of a championship are realized?
Every fan hopes this is the year their team wins the championship. It's the great lure of sports, because hope realized offers a sense of fullness and awe that very few things do. The Stanley Cup playoffs begin soon and this means, especially for fans of a team like the Colorado Avalanche, it's t...
Both Steph Curry and Connor McDavid are having transcendent offensive seasons. Both are interesting case studies in how we celebrate and judge individual success, especially when team success doesn't follow.