Author: Mariah Mendez

Some Warriors Are Happy to Pass Up a 3-Pointer. Really.

Some Warriors Are Happy to Pass Up a 3-Pointer. Really.

Original Story | nytimes.com April 11, 2016 By Scott Cacciola   OAKLAND, Calif. — Amid their record-breaking march, the Golden State Warriors have made more 3-pointers this season than any other team in N.B.A. history. The ability to launch shots from intergalactic ZIP codes seems like a requirement for employment. […]

Uncertain Future, For Manny Pacquiao and Boxing

Uncertain Future, For Manny Pacquiao and Boxing

Original Story | nytimes.com April 10, 2016 John Eligon LAS VEGAS — He had stuck well to the script all night. He was retiring to spend more time with his family and to spend more time helping the people of his native Philippines, Manny Pacquiao insisted when he was repeatedly […]

In an Unfortunate Final Four Matchup, No Lessons Learned

In an Unfortunate Final Four Matchup, No Lessons Learned

Original Story | nytimes.com March 30, 2016 By Juliet Macur Secretly, perhaps even subconsciously, N.C.A.A. officials must have been rooting against a North Carolina-Syracuse matchup in the men’s Final Four. Any two teams but those. Any. The organization must be cringing because while a Tar Heels-Orange national semifinal features two […]

The Knicks’ Dismal Season Speaks for Itself

The Knicks’ Dismal Season Speaks for Itself

ORIGINAL STORY| nytimes.com March 9,2016 By William C. Rhoden   DENVER — I caught a glimpse of Phil Jackson on Tuesday morning. It was just before the Knicks’ shootaround, before the team’s 39th loss of the season. Jackson, the Knicks’ president, emerged from a room inside the Pepsi Center here […]