Brittney Griner Named Honorary 2022 WNBA All-Star

Photo: Ethan Miller (Getty Images) As the WNBA season heads for its halfway point, the league announced its 2022 All-Star starters and co-captains. While the 10-name list includes several repeat selections, there are a few young phenoms making their first All-Star appearance. Per a press release provided to The Root, two of the league’s best … Read more

How can anyone root against Steph Curry? I’ll tell you how

Is this your king?Image: Getty Images I tend to cringe when NBA pundits incredulously ask, “How could anyone root against Steph Curry?!” I’m not a LeBron true believer, here to disparage the greatest shooter in the history of the game. He’s incredible. The hand-eye coordination is something out of Star Wars. When little Anakin Skywalker … Read more

Aaron Rodgers’ new admirer Blu is just a normal hippie, not a witch

Aaron Rodgers is dating Blu, who is apparently not a witch.Illustration: Getty/blucosmiceagle.com Guys, Aaron Rodgers isn’t dating a witch, and her name isn’t Blu of Earth. It’s just Blu, and she’s a podcast host as well as the founder of Florescence, a “modern mystery school for women to reclaim the magical, radically authentic, wise, wild, … Read more

Tony La Russa intentionally walks Trae Turner with two strikes

Jerry Reinsdorf still tormenting White Sox fans.Image: Getty Images I have tried to explain the weirdness that encompasses, and in some way constitutes, the Chicago White Sox. They are a unique entity, both on the field and off, and in the stands and on the airwaves and in the bars. But it’s pretty simple to … Read more

The running back formerly known as Ricky Williams adopts wife’s last name

Meet Errick Miron.Image: Getty Images Remember when everyone clutched their pearls after Ricky Williams mimed smoking a joint on the sidelines of a Miami Dolphins game? It aged about as well as the “a college scholarship is more than enough compensation for student athletes” argument. Not only would America be richer had it taken Errick … Read more