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I’m Not Connor McDavid

From The Players’ Tribune: <span class=”tpt-drop-cap”>A</span> <p>ll I had to do was step off the chair.</p> <p>That was it. Literally. Everything else was taken care of.</p> <p>I’d gone out to the local hardware store and bought the rope.</p> <p>I’d made the noose. Tied it to a staircase bannister on the second floor of my apartment. […]

Win.

From The Players’ Tribune: <span class=”tpt-drop-cap”>I </span> <p><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>wasn’t really nervous about the outcome heading into the Overwatch League Grand Finals.</span></p> <p><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Seriously, I wasn’t. I knew our team was good, and I was confident in our strategies. The Philadelphia Fusion were absolutely a formidable squad, but I knew that if we played […]

Secret Weapon

From The Players’ Tribune: <span class=”tpt-drop-cap”>I</span> <p><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>remember feeling a cold breeze on my bare feet, and I could hear the sound of a woman crying. At first, it seemed like the sobs were coming from far away. But they kept getting louder and louder until they surrounded me, like they were coming from […]

Thank You, San Antonio

From The Players’ Tribune: <p><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Alright — so imagine this: You have a really big job interview coming up. You’ve been working your whole life to make it into this field. And it’s with this company that, wow … for this job, in this industry? It’s gotta be one of the top few places […]

Uncap the Possibilities

From The Players’ Tribune: <p><em>Sharpie and The Players’ Tribune have partnered to create a series around Uncap The Possibilities, which shows how a Sharpie gives people the power to unleash their imaginations and express how they’d like the world to be. Here, Aaron Rodgers discusses what inspired him to give back to veterans with the […]

Everybody Hates Jigglypuff

From The Players’ Tribune: <span class=”tpt-drop-cap”>A</span> <p><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>lright, so here’s why people hate Jigglypuff.</span></p> <p><i><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Super Smash Bros. Melee </span></i><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>is a game about aggression. You’ll watch Fox slide around the floor and combo opponents at incredible speeds. You’ll see Sheik make impossible maneuvers around platforms. You’ll see Falcon land these ridiculous, […]

Here’s What’s Actually Going On

From The Players’ Tribune: <span class=”tpt-drop-cap”>R</span> <p><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>ight away, I want to make something clear: I don’t like doing this kind of stuff. </span></p> <p><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>If you know anything about me, you probably already know that. Just by nature, I’m not a very talkative person. One of the reasons I’ve always played so […]

9 Questions with John Legend

From The Players’ Tribune: <span class=”tpt-drop-cap”>B</span> <p><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>asketball is my first love, but it’s not my only one. From the small town in Iowa where I grew up, to Chapel Hill where I went to college, to the Bay Area and now to Dallas, I’ve been lucky to get to meet a wide variety […]

The Godfather

From The Players’ Tribune: <span class=”tpt-drop-cap”>I</span> <p><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>want to tell you guys about someone who’s meant a lot to me. This might sound funny, but he’s basically a mixture between the Godfather and a superhero. I say Godfather because he’s got this presence: always serious, all business … when he walks into a room, […]

Treadmill Mentality

From The Players’ Tribune: <p><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>What’s up, Memphis? I wanted to introduce myself to y’all, but I didn’t really know how to start this letter. Anybody who knows me knows that talking about myself isn’t really in my comfort zone. </span></p> <p><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>So I’m gonna tell you about a treadmill. It might not […]

Treadmill Mentality

From The Players’ Tribune: <p><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>What’s up, Memphis? I wanted to introduce myself to y’all, but I didn’t really know how to start this letter. Anybody who knows me knows that talking about myself isn’t really in my comfort zone. </span></p> <p><span style=”font-weight: 400;”>So I’m gonna tell you about a treadmill. It might not […]

Photos: Players’ Night Out

From The Players’ Tribune: <p><em>The Players’ Tribune </em>took to the Los Angeles Hills last night for its annual Players’ Night Out summer celebration. An exclusive list of athletes and entertainers attended, including Derek Jeter, Carmelo Anthony, Vince Staples, Kevin Love, Russell Wilson, Isaiah Thomas, Blake Griffin and Keegan-Michael Key. The evening was highlighted by Pusha T, […]

Photos: Players’ Night Out

From The Players’ Tribune: <p><em>The Players’ Tribune </em>took to the Los Angeles Hills last night for its annual Players’ Night Out summer celebration. An exclusive list of athletes and entertainers attended, including Derek Jeter, Carmelo Anthony, Vince Staples, Kevin Love, Russell Wilson, Isaiah Thomas, Blake Griffin and Keegan-Michael Key. The evening was highlighted by Pusha T, […]

Hi, I’m Playing on the PGA Tour This Week….

From The Players’ Tribune: <p class=”Normal1″>… And I’m really, really excited!</p> <p class=”Normal1″>But before I get into all the reasons why, I want to try to clarify a few things.</p> <p class=”Normal1″>First off, I didn’t agree to do this right away. Let me just say that up front. This wasn’t an automatic yes for me. […]

Hi, I’m Playing on the PGA Tour This Week….

From The Players’ Tribune: <p class=”Normal1″>… And I’m really, really excited!</p> <p class=”Normal1″>But before I get into all the reasons why, I want to try to clarify a few things.</p> <p class=”Normal1″>First off, I didn’t agree to do this right away. Let me just say that up front. This wasn’t an automatic yes for me. […]

The World Cup in Photos

From The Players’ Tribune: <p>Over the last four weeks, the extraordinary talents of football’s best players and teams have been on display in Russia at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.</p> <p>From Day One to the final, here are our favorite photos.</p> <hr class=”tpt-apostrophe-divider”> </hr> <p><img alt=”” class=”article-image fullbleed aligncenter wp-image-138319 size-full” data-caption=”” data-credits=”Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images” […]

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