Damon Young
Damon Young is the editor-in-chief of VSB, a columnist for GQ.com, and the author of What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker (Ecco/HarperCollins)
May 5

I truly feel like a team of 10 or so people, including journalists, front office people, NBA historians, former players, and statisticians, could come together like NBA 2k, and figure out metrics and values. Read more

Feb 7

I’m not at war with black men; I love them very much. I’m at war with misogynists. If you think the two are automatically synonymous, that’s on you, but that’s not a belief I hold, nor is it a generalization I’ll accept having projected upon me.

Oct 4 2018

They did ask about party identification, and that section was well covered by news outlets. My issue with using party identification as a substitute for talking about race is that black or Latinx is *not* synonymous with “Democrat”—but you wouldn’t know that based on the vast majority of political coverage. Read more

Jul 25 2018

Objection. White shoes are worth it if you don’t mind detailing every now and then. They’re to be donned like a classic car, they’re not your daily driver. For the soles, a Brillo pad, hot water, and Palmolive, or for the deep dirt on the soles or on the other parts of the shoes, you can actually use white-out, for Read more

Apr 13 2018

Richie Incognito looks like he was in a sports movie 20 years ago as a kid and has reunited with his castmates for a photoshoot for People Magazine.