ESPN premiered Benji last night, the sad and cautionary tale of star basketball player Ben Wilson from the Southside of Chicago. The Simeon High School product, which also produced Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose, was gunned down on the eve of his senior season during a November day when he left school to escort his girlfriend home.
“You got champagne taste, but you only got beer money,” says Herman Edwards. “That’s not good!” Tonight’s latest 30 For 30 special via ESPN Films is titled “Broke” and will spotlight the financial struggles of professional athletes. Considering the amount of schadenfreude that goes down when athletes that have it all squander their fortunes on […]