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‘The Last Dance’ Episode 10 synopsis/review: ‘One little match to start that whole fire’

“All you needed was one little match to start that whole fire.” That quote from Michael Jordan in the final moments of “The Last Dance” may be the most important … Continue Reading ‘The Last Dance’ Episode 10 synopsis/review: ‘One little match to start that whole fire’

‘The Last Dance’ Episode 6 synopsis/review: ‘People build you up to tear you down’

After a drama-filled fifth episode, “The Last Dance” gets into the nitty-gritty in its sixth installment as the production starts to dive in on the mental toll Jordan’s success and … Continue Reading ‘The Last Dance’ Episode 6 synopsis/review: ‘People build you up to tear you down’

‘The Last Dance’ Episode 3 synopsis/review: ‘You don’t put a saddle on a mustang’

Simply put, Episode 3 of “The Last Dance” can be summarized with two words: Dennis Rodman. After an earth-shattering first night of ESPN’s critically-acclaimed docuseries on April 19, those working … Continue Reading ‘The Last Dance’ Episode 3 synopsis/review: ‘You don’t put a saddle on a mustang’

‘The Last Dance’ Episode 2 synopsis/review: ‘I had to do what was best for me’

Simply put, the second episode of “The Last Dance” on ESPN, which highlights the infamous 1997-1998 season for the Chicago Bulls, stands out as “The Scottie Pippen Episode.” And, as … Continue Reading ‘The Last Dance’ Episode 2 synopsis/review: ‘I had to do what was best for me’

‘The Last Dance’ Episode 1 synopsis/review: ‘Enjoy what’s happening, because this is it’

At long last and amid an unprecedented postponement of the NBA’s regular season, basketball fans were finally treated to the premiere of “The Last Dance” on ESPN, getting an all-access … Continue Reading ‘The Last Dance’ Episode 1 synopsis/review: ‘Enjoy what’s happening, because this is it’

Tanking? Load management? How leagues can buck popular trends taking over the NBA and NFL

Kawhi Leonard has missed games left and right due to “load management.” The Miami Dolphins and Cincinnati Bengals have been accused of “tanking for Tua [Tagovailoa]” or the new best … Continue Reading Tanking? Load management? How leagues can buck popular trends taking over the NBA and NFL