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  1. Q&A: Travi$ Scott on Horse Riding, Bonfires, and the Benefits...

    Amos Barshad

    It's generally a bad idea to defraud your parents. Every once in a while, though, it ends up being totally justified. Travi$ Scott was a sophomore at the University of Texas getting money from his mom for books and food when he first dipped...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  2. Surviving Sanctions: Looking Back at What Just Happened at USC

    Alex Shultz

    [Cue Law & Order theme song.] In the NCAA justice system, the people are represented by two separate, yet equally important groups: the college football reporters who investigate improper benefits, and the grumpy executives who prosecute the o...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  3. The Silver Lining of a First-Round NBA Playoffs Exit

    Steve McPherson

    In the modern NBA, it seems like the only thing worse than missing the playoffs is getting eliminated in the first round. Making the postseason means missing out on the draft lottery (barring stockpiled picks from trades), and the tangible benefits o...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  4. Apples and Oranges, Bambinos and Billy Goats

    Rany Jazayerli

    Like all good parents, I want to expose my children to the classics. Unlike all good parents, I consider 1980s pop culture part of the genre. As a wise man once said, "benefits of a classical education." (Hans Gruber, Die Hard, 19...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  5. Great Expectations, Great Variations

    Jonah Keri

    In many ways, spring training is an outdated ritual. Players work out year-round, so the notion that they need to run wind sprints with teammates to get back into shape is pretty antiquated. Hitters do benefit from facing live pitching, and pitchers...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  6. An Emotional Cost-Benefit Analysis of Competing in the FA Cup

    Brett Koremenos

    In the waning moments of their 2-0 victory over Tottenham this past weekend, Arsenal saw a key member of their attack carried off the field on a stretcher. He didn't know it when he was making amusing/taunting hand gestures toward the Tottenham suppo...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  7. Return to Hollywood Bowl: Katy Perry's Benefit Concert With Tegan...

    Molly Lambert and Tess Lynch

    Last night, Molly Lambert and Tess Lynch ventured once more into the Hollywood Bowl, for the Katy Perry We Can Survive breast cancer benefit concert. It was truly the night of a thousand women. Well, OK, seven — Bonnie McKee, Kacey Musgraves, T...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  8. 41-Day NBA Warning: Basketball YouTube Is Why the Internet Was In...

    Andrew Sharp

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days until the start of the NBA season? Well, you're in luck! The Triangle is counting down the days for all of us. There are many reasons to love the NBA, but one of the best hidden benefits of bei...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  9. The Right Reasons Podcast: The Challenge, Eat, Drink, Love, and t...

    Juliet Litman and David Jacoby

    Diem. Dee-um. Diem! This week's Challenge brought us a lot of Diem Brown drama, and we did not shy away from it. We covered everything from Diem's deliberation dress to Johnny's breaking of the fourth wall for the viewer's benefit. After that, we ret...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  10. Joe Flacco Finally Says What Probably Every Raven Was Thinking Ab...

    Chris Ryan

    You know what the true benefit of having a Super Bowl ring is? You get a hall pass to life. People can't tell you nothing. Personally, I have always liked Joe Flacco, his outrageous Delawurr/Jersey accent, and the way he has shrugged off all the spit...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  11. A Weekend at Lollapalooza 2013 With Trent Reznor, a Million Subur...

    Robert Mays

    There are some obvious benefits to being a seven-year veteran of a particular musical festival. Knowing where to bury a soda bottle full of liquor five days in advance is one that's not so obvious. We were inside the Lollapalooza gates for about ...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  12. Patriots camp opens amid Aaron Hernandez investigation

    Charles P. Pierce

    The Patriots prepare for what will likely be a truly bizarre season.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  13. Afternoon Links: Zach Galifianakis Is Hungover No More

    Tess Lynch

    Zach Galifianakis explained to Conan O'Brien last night why he quit drinking (besides the benefits of a two-ounce weight loss). Crossing the street after a whiskey-soaked evening, Galifianakis made the mistake of clocking the hood of a Jaguar contain...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  14. Survivor: Caramoan, Episode 11: Of Men and Mustaches

    Tess Lynch

    One of the many benefits to the structure of Survivor is that as soon as things start to look predictable — when one alliance outnumbers the other, when someone loafs around excessively or goes out of his way to act obnoxiously — the whol...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  15. Billy Joel hasn't released an album of new songs in 20 years R...

    Steven Hyden

    It's been 20 years since the Piano Man has released an album of new songs. Has that been good for his legacy?

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2013
  16. Jonah Keri heads to Vegas to place some bets on the baseball seas...

    Jonah Keri

    It's time to head to the sportsbook and place some good old-fashioned baseball bets.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2013