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  1. NHL Grab Bag: Are You Mad About Bishop's Injury? (Please Say...

    Sean McIndoe

    Welcome to a weekly grab bag of thoughts and observations from the past few days and/or decades of hockey. Recognizing the three NHL personalities from around the league who produced the most comedic fodder for fans. The third star: We are all...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  2. Finding Common Ground With Yasiel Puig and Alex Ovechkin

    Michael Baumann

    At their best, player comparisons are an easy shorthand for scouts and analysts to describe an athlete to an unfamiliar audience. More often, they're a lazy heuristic that strips that description of its nuance. Doug McDermott is a 6-foot-8...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  3. Breaking Down the Biggest Deals on NHL Deadline Day (and the Ones...

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL's trade deadline passed Wednesday, and as always, it was capped off by a hectic few days. There were 20 deals made yesterday, and a total of 33 in the week leading up to the deadline. Some teams, like the Sabres, were very busy....

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  4. Dustin Penner, who once injured himself eating pancakes, has been...


    Blog | March 04, 2014
  5. The Weekend in Hockey: Penguins Win Everything, Even TV Show Feat...

    Sean McIndoe

    Each Monday, we'll wrap up three of the biggest stories from the weekend and how they'll play into the coming week. Penguins Keep Streaking The Pittsburgh Penguins won their seventh straight, earning a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Satur...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  6. About Last Night: Knicks Get George'd

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy clearing your name in the best place for levelheaded legal analysis: sports talk radio, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: The Knicks failed to make a late lead stand up, as Paul George and the Pacers topped New...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  7. The Weekend in Hockey: A New Low in Philadelphia

    Sean McIndoe

    A look at three of the biggest stories from the NHL weekend and how they'll play into the coming days. Flyers Hit Rock Bottom; Grab Shovels The biggest news of the weekend came on Friday night, when the struggling Flyers faced the Capitals. Despi...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  8. About Last Night: It's All About the U

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy throwing your old iPad in the garbage like the trash that it is, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: The University of Miami avoided major additional sanctions related to the Nevin Shapiro scandal, as the NCAA only...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  9. Maybe Donald Glover Is Having a Harder Time Than We Realized

    Zach Dionne

    Earlier this week, Donald Glover took to Residence Inn stationery to vent seven pages worth of capital-letter concerns, dumping them all on Instagram and giving the Internet plenty to work with. The messages lean in a naked, melancholy direction, wit...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  10. About Last Night: It's Austin, Mr. Jackson If You're Nasty

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy preparing to take back a national park from the bears, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Jim Leyland's decision to move Austin Jackson down in the batting order could not have worked out better, as the Tigers o...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  11. We Went There: A Heroes' Welcome for the Blackhawks

    James Hughes

    On the first day of the government shutdown, the Washington Capitals arrived in Chicago, looking to bring a momentous occasion to a screeching halt. Though the organization has long since dropped the '90s look — a jersey featuring the Capitol b...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  12. What We Learned on NHL Opening Night

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL season opened Tuesday night with three games — a classic rivalry matchup that saw the Leafs beat the Habs 4-3, the Blackhawks earn a 6-4 win over the Capitals on Stanley Cup banner-raising night, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Oilers 5-...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  13. About Last Night: Welcome Back, Hockey

    Spike Friedman

    In case yinz were busy getting to Pittsburgh to ... wait, yinz? Who the hell are yinz? Anyway, here's what you may have missed in sports on Tuesday: Oh my goodness, hockey's back? Hockey's back! And with it came a barrage of goals from defend...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  14. #HotSportsTakes: It's Time for RG3 to Step Up and Sit Himself Dow...

    Andrew Sharp

    Every now and then, we will attempt to write the worst sports column on earth. Today: Let's talk about Robert Griffin and common sense. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Spend a day or two in our nation's capital, and it won't take long to find an argument...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  15. 'White House Down' crashes and 'The Heat' soars

    Wesley Morris

    White House Down's empty head and The Heat's big heart.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2013
  16. We Went There: The Congressional Baseball Game

    Nathaniel Rakich

    In our nation's sports-obsessed capital, the Congressional Baseball Game is a serious affair. The balls are hard, the throwing is overhand, and the practices begin months in advance. The game is played on a major league field, in a major league stadi...

    Blog | June 18, 2013