I know there is always a dispute in the athletic world about whether or not sports stars are role models for kids. They are. Those stars may not like it but in this culture of youtube-d power plays, ESPN highlight reels, and documentaries of the lives of popular culture figures, athletes are still looked to by kids for the ways to act, to play, to live. So, I was happy to see a piece in The Answer Sheet at the Washington Post about the ways that LeBron James uses his downtime to read books.
Check out this short television piece about James’ interest in reading. (His team, the Miami Heat, just won the NBA championship last night).
Peace (in the book),