Timothy Pate Timberwolves

Reviving My Love for the NBA

It’s 1997. I’m six. And two nights after Michael Jordan’s improbable “Flu Game,” I watch as Steve Kerr sinks the game-winning shot to give the Chicago Bulls their second-straight NBA title, the team’s fifth in seven years. The Bulls’ league dominance started before I was even born, but I feel a part of it nonetheless. … Continue reading Reviving My Love for the NBA

Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse for Ted Cruz

April 26 was rough for Ted Cruz. First, his bungling attempt at an alliance with opponent John Kasich failed to net either of them a win in "Super Tuesday 4," when Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island were up for grabs. Instead, Donald Trump delivered crushing blows in each of the five states. And now … Continue reading Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse for Ted Cruz