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  1. The Narcissism of Small Differences: Yale’s Proud Second Ba...

    Katie Baker

    I was walking back to my dorm freshman year of college when I got stopped by a TV news crew that wanted to know more about Yale's naked parties. Were they real? Were they fun? Was it true that the sitting president of the United States&...

    Blog | February 20, 2015
  2. Snow Vegas: A Visit to Vail for the Alpine World Ski Championship...

    Katie Baker

    In the hours between her first and second races in Thursday's women's giant slalom world ski championship event, it was easy to look at Mikaela Shiffrin - the teenager often hailed as American skiing's future -...

    Blog | February 13, 2015
  3. Bragging Rights: ‘Armageddon’

    Katie Baker

    Bragging Rights is a new series with a single goal: to determine which member of a cast, a team, a band, or a presidential cabinet is killing it the most years later. Our writers will take turns giving their take on who has the bragging rights from t...

    Blog | February 11, 2015
  4. Ann Mara, 1929–2015

    Katie Baker

    Ann Mumm and Wellington Mara first met at a 7:30 a.m. daily Catholic mass when both of them rushed to help a woman who had fainted. Three of their early dates took place at Yankee Stadium, Madison Square Garden, and the Fordham gymnasium. After Ann a...

    Blog | February 03, 2015
  5. Requiem for a Dump: Saying Good-bye to the Nassau Coliseum on the...

    Katie Baker

    Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, home of the New York Islanders, is a mosquito trapped in amber. It is a cryogenically frozen head. It is a dead ancient Egyptian ruler impeccably preserved in rags. To step inside the concourse is to enter what s...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  6. Late Pass: Catching Up With ‘Lilyhammer,’ a Show That...

    Katie Baker

    Life comes at you pretty fast, we know. There's so much pop culture there these days, not everyone can be expected to be fully caught up on every show, every film, every album, all at once, all the time. This is Late Pass, a space for Grantland ...

    Blog | January 28, 2015
  7. A Yooge, YOOGE Event: An Audience With the ‘Sports Pope&rsq...

    Katie Baker

    The first hootenanny to be held at New York City's Irving Plaza took place in early April of 1946. Roughly a thousand people participated in a stomping, clapping, raucously communal musical happening led by guys like Pete Seeger and Woody G...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  8. A Song of Ice and Ire: Watching the Packers (Barely, Controversia...

    Katie Baker

    "It's not a Snuggie," longtime Green Bay Packers fan Zach Munger corrected me when I approached him on Sunday morning in a parking lot to tell him I admired his fleecy outfit. "It's a custom onesie.&a...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  9. Which U.S. City Should Host the 2024 Summer Games? An Extremely S...

    Katie Baker

    We've long been conditioned to assume the topic is college football when we hear the words "Rose Bowl" and "bid committee" in the same sentence. But on Thursday, when four hopeful programs ha...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  10. We Went There: Hanging With a Billionaire for Washington’s ...

    Katie Baker

    As Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis walked toward his suite in Nationals Park about 30 minutes before the start of the NHL Winter Classic, he spotted something that stopped him in his tracks. "That's a nice sweate...

    Blog | January 02, 2015
  11. The Bake Shop Mailbag! Answering Your Questions on Absurd Hockey ...

    Katie Baker

    Welcome to the Bake Shop, an establishment where we dish out the goods and keep vague operating hours. You can email katiebakeshop@gmail.com with questions, comments, hopes, and dreams anytime. My aunt recently gave me some of my uncle's posses...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  12. The Year in Holy S#!t: T.J. Oshie Becomes an American Hero Before...

    Katie Baker

    This week, the Triangle will be looking back at the players, games, and moments that singed our eyebrows and blew our minds in 2014. Buckle your seat belts; it's the Year in Holy S#!t. Depending on where and with whom you transacted, you...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  13. Will the First Major Sports League in Vegas Really Be …; t...

    Katie Baker

    "What I'm about to tell you requires a deep breath," Gary Bettman told reporters, "and a level of precision that I am requesting because I don't want it misunderstood." He was in Boca Raton,...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  14. It’s a Hell of a Town: The New York City Sports Franchise M...

    Katie Baker

    It's possible to live in one of the nicest apartments in New York City and still have a view of a brick wall. The subway runs 24 hours, which means there's never a time of day that someone isn't hot-stepping pathetically...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  15. Talent Scouts: Remembering ‘Troop Beverly Hills’ at 2...

    Katie Baker

    It's weird that it took me decades to realize that Troop Beverly Hills is basically a sports movie. The 1989 film starring Shelley Long, Craig T. Nelson, Jenny Lewis, and the bit actor who would go on to become Sex and the City&...

    Blog | December 02, 2014
  16. Upside Down: The Weird, Sad Bankruptcy of the NHL’s Jack Jo...

    Katie Baker

    Two months into the 2012 NHL lockout, Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson uploaded some frustrated comments to his now-defunct personal website. I want to work! I'm a professional athlete and I want to play hockey! In my chosen profess...

    Blog | November 25, 2014