John Tavares joins long history of ungraceful New York exits

John Tavares joins long history of ungraceful New York exits

John Tavares’ departure is a reminder that for the overwhelming majority of athletes, endings are almost always messy and awkward. Sometimes it’s a free-agent divorce, like this one. Sometimes it’s age kicking the tar out of you. Few ever get the graceful…

Where do Warriors fit in among sports’ great dynasties?

Where do Warriors fit in among sports’ great dynasties?

Contrary to popular belief, there are positives to turning 50. For one thing, it beats the alternative. For another, when you want to compile a list ranking things that happened “in my lifetime,” there is a scintilla more gravitas attached when you’re…