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  1. We Went There: South Korea vs. The Philippines in the FIBA Asia S...

    Rafe Bartholomew

    The bogeymen of Philippine basketball are mostly South Korean. It started with Shin Dong Pa, a shooter for the South Korean national team in the 1960s and early '70s. The Filipino old-timers who competed against him utter Shin's name with the sam...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  2. We Went There: Five Questions From the FIBA Asia Championship, Ph...

    Rafe Bartholomew

    1. Why bother going there? Fair question. The FIBA Asia Championship is a major regional qualifying tournament, held every two years, that determines who gets to represent Asia in competitions like the Olympics and the Basketball World Cup. (FIBA ...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  3. August Book Recommendations: Night Film, The Sound of Things Fall...

    Kevin Nguyen

    Night Film by Marisha Pessl Ashley, the 24-year-old daughter of cult horror director Stanislas Cordova, is found dead in a warehouse in Manhattan. (I don't know my cult horror directors very well, but I kept imagining Dario and Asia Argento.) When t...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  4. Do You Like Prince Movies? Podcast: The Wolverine, Only God Forgi...

    Alex Pappademas and Wesley Morris

    Wolverine and Ryan Gosling go to Asia, Alex has the studio lit like a bordello, and Wesley has an adamantium-laced bone to pick with Robin Thicke's critics. Listen to the podcast here: ESPN.com Podcenter. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  5. Classic 'Big Guy Sitting on Little Guy' Scenes on Arsenal's Fligh...

    Chris Ryan and netw3rk

    If a 6-foot-6, 28-year-old German defender is sitting on the lap of a 6-foot, 20-year-old Japanese winger, you know it must be time for Arsenal's annual trip to destinations east. I had a lot of fun with this trip last year, so I couldn't resist a re...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  6. Match-Fixing in Soccer

    Brian Phillips

    How #*%!ed is the beautiful game?

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2013
  7. Bob Dylan and Fab Five Freddy Spearhead Hip New Art-Plagiarism Tr...

    Amos Barshad

    Bob Dylan can add another line to his extensive CV: (alleged) art plagiarist! Last night, ArtsBeat brought to our attention Internet grumblings about an exhibit of Dylan's paintings, "The Asia Series," currently on display at the Gagosian Gallery in ...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  8. Hua Hsu on Contagion and disaster movies

    Hua Hsu

    On Contagion and disaster movies.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2011