ESPN Debuts 30 for 30 With Mixed Success

ESPN debuted its 30 for 30 documentaries project with Peter Berg’s Kings Ransom, the story of the Wayne Gretzky trade. I’m a history nut. I love documentaries. This project excited me. I wasn’t overwhelmed by this first effort, nor was I underwhelmed. I was…whelmed. I found it a bit nebulous.

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Is Red Wings’ GM Ken Holland The Best GM In Sports?

kenholland620aIs Red Wings’ GM Ken Holland The Best GM In Sports?

The Detroit Red Wings have made the playoffs for 17 straight years.  Should they defeat Pittsburgh, it would be their fifth Stanley Cup title during that span. Though they have changed coaches, players and styles, the two constants have been success and GM Ken Holland. Holland has constructed a dynasty that rivals any over the past 20 years. Could he be the best GM in sports?