As tough as it may seem to narrow down 2020’s biggest moments into a countdown of just six items, it seems like the right thing to do for such an important time in both sports history and the country’s history.
‘Hard Knocks: Los Angeles’ Episode 5 synopsis/review: Chargers, Rams finish off HBO’s most unique season yet
After one of the most unique seasons of “Hard Knocks” ever put together, the Chargers and Rams closed the book on their five-week journey on September 8 and officially kicked off the NFL’s opening week in the process.
‘Hard Knocks: Los Angeles’ Episode 4 synopsis/review: ‘I’m not sad. I don’t want your pity. I want change.’
The fourth episode of “Hard Knocks: Los Angeles” wasn’t what fans were used to. But, it was a disruption from the norm, which is what was needed.
‘Hard Knocks: Los Angeles’ Episode 3 synopsis/review: ‘Iron sharpens iron’ as Chargers, Rams make first contact
Episode 3 of “Hard Knocks: Los Angeles” signaled a change in pace, as helmets went on, contact went up and the stakes were raised for both veterans and rookies on the bubble.
‘Hard Knocks: Los Angeles’ Episode 2 synopsis/review: Rookies look to make impressions on both Chargers and Rams
After a season premiere full of discussion about the NFL’s COVID-19 protocols, “Hard Knocks: Los Angeles” got into the nitty-gritty with the second installment of their Chargers and Rams-centered summer.
‘Hard Knocks: Los Angeles’ Episode 1 synopsis/review: Chargers, Rams battle COVID-19 protocols in season premiere
Despite the question marks throughout the offseason about the state of the 2020 NFL season, “Hard Knocks” has officially returned to football fans’ television screens to start the series’ most unique summer to date.
It’s fitting that the MLB Network set Father’s Day 2020 as the release date for “Junior,” the channel’s Griffey-centered edition of “MLB Network Presents.”
Some memories stick out more than others, while other clips could fall by the wayside in the long run. To parse it out, here are the top five highlights from “The Last Dance.”
One quote from Michael Jordan in the final moments of “The Last Dance” may be the most important that the Bulls legend said throughout the documentary’s entirety.
After four action-filled weeks, “The Last Dance” reached its final night of episode premieres on May 17, 2020, and showcased exactly why the Chicago Bulls are known as one of the sports world’s all-time great dynasties.
Long after Michael Jordan’s career ended, his legend has carried on through his shoes.
After a dramatic seventh episode, “The Last Dance” kept the red-hot pace rolling as it moved into Episode 8, the series’ third-to-last episode.
If Episode 6 of “The Last Dance” planted the seed of doubt about Michael Jordan’s future before his first retirement from basketball, then Episode 7 showed the full growth of that seed into the flower that was his decision to step away from the sport in his prime.
Who we decide is the greatest player of all time says a lot more about us as fans and cultural observers than it does about the players or even the game. This piece is more about why we even ask this question more than it is about who I think is the greatest of all time.
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 worldwide admiration had on him.
Episode 5 brought the main spotlight back to Michael Jordan throughout, but in a unique way. It wasn’t just Jordan, it was his impact on the world through his shoes.