Finalists Announced: D CEO’s Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards 2020
Congratulations to the 80 organizations and leaders recognized in our third annual program.
How Dan Bennett Assembled Cumulus Media’s Most Successful Radio Market
It's Dallas, if you were wondering.
Dan Bennett Built Dallas Into a Radio Powerhouse
He's an innovative programmer with a keen eye for talent, and he's turned Dallas into Cumulus Media's strongest market.
Why Rajon Rondo Fights With His Coaches (and Teammates, and Teachers, and Kids in the Hospital)
Baxter Holmes used to cover the Boston Celtics for the Boston Globe, which is where he first met Rajon Rondo. Not long ago, Holmes moved to Los Angeles and took a job with ESPN, ostensibly covering the Lakers, but also doing other things. Other things like this new, lengthy profile of Rondo for ESPN: The Magazine. The story starts with Kevin Garnett describing a fight Rondo had with former Celtics coach Doc Rivers. (Garnett had to carry Rondo out of the room to keep him away from Rivers.) Holmes also talked to several other coaches who've worked with Rondo at various stages of his career, along with former teachers, trainers, a slew of former teammates, and Rondo's personal statistician. (I've been meaning to get one of those.) They all describe a smart but caustic man, bored easily when he isn't adequately challenged, and quick to dismiss anyone he doesn't think is smart enough, which seems like most people. The story gets into the specifics of the on-the-court spat between Rondo and Mavs coach Rick Carlisle earlier this season. There's also a brief reference to Rondo's now-famous Connect Four predilections:
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