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  1. Week 15 Fantasy Football Preview: Don't Call It a Comeback

    Matt Borcas

    Congratulations! If you're reading this, you've very likely advanced to your fantasy league's semifinals. I'm sure this is a grueling, stressful time for you, but don't forget to cherish the moment. While most of your fellow owners are already knee-d...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  2. Bill Barnwell on Week 12 in the NFL

    Bill Barnwell

    What really made Broncos-Patriots an OT thriller? Plus, the rest of the notable news from Week 12.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2013
  3. About Last Night: The Comeback Colts

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were rocking a CFL jersey in court, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts once again used their comeback magic to eke out a 30-27 win over the Tennessee Titans. "Wow, we were pretty fort...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  4. Attention, Robin Thicke: Lily Allen Has a New Song and Video

    Emily Yoshida

    With today's official release of Lady Gaga's tepidly received Artpop and the generally disappointing feeling of having opened all our presents and not gotten what we really wanted, Lily Allen has come to the rescue with her comeback single, "Hard Out...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  5. Is Bill Cosby Ready for a Comeback? Is the World Ready for Bill C...

    Zach Dionne

    It looks like no one's readier for the Bill Cosby revival than 76-year-old Bill Cosby. After a decade that only really yielded the divisive pound cake speech and a brilliant Late Night With Jimmy Fallon appearance, Doc Huxtable's readying his first t...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  6. About Last Weekend: The Comeback Kids

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy trying to solve the Heat's chemistry issues using stoichiometry, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: It was a weekend of big comebacks in the NFL as contenders Seattle and Indianapolis mounted stunning symmetrica...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  7. Vegas Weekend Recap: How Times Have Changed

    RJ Bell

    The sports world was buzzing on Sunday after the Lions' last-second comeback win against the Cowboys. The final touchdown didn't affect the point spread, since Dallas was a 3-point underdog and lost by only one. A decade ago, that would have meant th...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  8. Jimmy Connors in 1991: The Sound and the Fury and the Startling C...

    Brian Koppelman

    It was like a Springsteen song in tennis whites. I first met my best friend and writing/directing partner, David Levien, in 1982, during the summer between my sophomore and junior years of high school. This was also the summer I began working at t...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  9. Bill Simmons on the Week 8 picks

    Bill Simmons

    The Sports Guy sets his sights on redeeming himself while delivering some reader emails and the Week 8 picks.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  10. Jonah Keri on the League Championship Series

    Jonah Keri

    Lights-out pitching and late-inning drama set the stage for another memorable week in the MLB playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2013
  11. Will Katherine Heigl's Comeback Be Successful (and Do We Want It ...

    Molly Lambert

    A Hollywood Reporter article yesterday took stock of the curious case of Katherine Heigl's career, questioning whether Heigl's bad reputation was rightly earned or blown out of proportion. The answer? Probably a little bit of both. Heigl is developin...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  12. How a Handful of Mocked and Minimized Signings Propelled Bostons...

    Jonah Keri

    The game looked like it was in the bag. The Yankees led the Red Sox 8-3 through six innings on September 6. Boston had its eighth and ninth hitters due up in the seventh, and a foot injury had knocked Jacoby Ellsbury out of the lineup (and leadoff sp...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  13. And in the Second Round, Dave Chappelle KOs Hartford

    Amos Barshad

    Last week, on the fourth stop of his comeback tour, Dave Chappelle bombed in Hartford. Hard. Like, "stop doing your show, act openly disdainful toward everyone in the theater, ramble, then bounce" hard. And I got both a little defensive and a little ...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  14. Q&A: Superchunk's Mac McCaughan on I Hate Music, Not Breaking Up,...

    Steven Hyden

    Next Tuesday, Superchunk will release its 10th studio album, I Hate Music. The record arrives with relative quickness after 2010's "comeback" LP, Majesty Shredding, which ended a nine-year hiatus for the beloved indie institution. During the break, g...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  15. Second-Tier Stars Fueling Dodgers' Success

    Jonah Keri

    Thirty-seven and eight. That was the Dodgers' record over the 45 games leading into Monday night's game against the Mets. The last time any team fared better during a 45-game stretch was the 1951 Giants, who staged one of the greatest comebacks in ba...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  16. Eddie Murphy Comeback Alert, Part 3,956: Beverly Hills Cop IV?!

    Amos Barshad

    First, it was Tower Heist. Then, it was the Oscars hosting gig. And for a minute there, a few of us even talked ourselves into A Thousand Words. But despite what all outward signs might have suggested — from that career-spanning Rolling Stone c...

    Blog | July 29, 2013