How did a self-described hick with a Ph.D. from tiny La Fontaine become hockey’s most acclaimed broadcaster and the voice of this month’s NHL All-Star Game? A tape recorder, thousands of handwritten thank-you notes, and 153 different verbs to describe puck movement in one game.
Net Worth: This month, Romeo Langford debuts at Indiana University. As the basketball program’s most hyped recruit since Cody Zeller, he’s proof that coach Archie Miller can compete with the likes of Kentucky and Duke for the nation’s best talent. But Romeo is also a 19-year-old kid. What can fans realistically expect from him and IU?
No one expected Victor Oladipo to be great. Not in high school. Not in college. Not when the Pacers acquired him. But Oladipo anticipated it. Maybe that’s because he has so much of the thing that elevates a person above predictions: Drive.
The last time Andrew Luck threw a pass in a game, Barack Obama was president. Now, three years after he first injured his throwing shoulder, the Colts say that our franchise QB is (supposedly, FINALLY) going to be chucking balls at training camp this month. Let’s just say we’re tempering our expectations.
In 2015, he lost his brother to a fatal accident during a race. Last year, he was asked to step aside for a World Champion F1 racer. What drives IndyCar’s Stefan Wilson to give so much to the sport he loves?