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  1. From Sochi to Lillehammer, and Back Again

    Louisa Thomas

    Back then, their names weren't Julia Lipnitskaia, Sidney Crosby, and Ireen Wust. Instead, they were Oksana Baiul, Peter Forsberg, and Johann Olav Koss. I suppose I was different back then, too. I was 12 years old. Still a child, though bare...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  2. The Venn Diagram of Hockey Hate

    Sean McIndoe

    There's an old stereotype that hockey fans hate everyone. And like most stereotypes, it's simply not true. For example, we don't hate Teemu Selanne. And, uh ... well, that's pretty much it, actually. Other than Selanne, yeah, we hate basically ...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  3. About Last Night: Pacers Lose at Home?

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy regretting a decades-old decision to allow your son to play football so long as he was just the punter, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: The Detroit Pistons, fueled by Josh Smith's 30 points on 29 shots, handed t...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  4. About Last Night: Warriors Come Out to Play

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy calling out traders on Twitter, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: The Golden State Warriors exploded for 42 points in the fourth quarter as they overturned a 27-point deficit to beat the Toronto Raptors 112-103. ...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  5. About Last Night: King James's Productive Reign

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy trying to figure out if the Xbox One is a prequel to the original Xbox, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: LeBron James scored an extraordinarily efficient 35 points on 14 shots as the Miami Heat beat the Phoenix S...

    Blog | November 26, 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 Parenthood Cry of the Week: Pre-Wedding Emotions Run High

    Juliet Litman

    This week on Parenthood, the four Braverman siblings were all dealing with new realities. Crosby has a screaming baby that can't be pacified. Julia is unemployed and there's no other honest way to put it. Adam is living in a post-cancer world, but he...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  8. Who Are the Best Long-Shot Bets for NHL Awards?

    Sean McIndoe

    One fun part of any sport's preseason is getting a first look at the bookmaker odds for various player props. It's always an interesting insight into what the oddsmakers think about who'll be the season's statistical leaders and award winners, not to...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  9. Were Any Long-Term NHL Contracts a Good Idea?

    Sean McIndoe

    Thanks to Roberto Luongo, Vincent Lecavalier, Ilya Bryzgalov, and Rick DiPietro, the past week of NHL transactions will probably be remembered as the Revenge of the Long-Term Contracts. With Luongo trapped in Vancouver and the other three players rec...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  10. NHL Grab Bag: Should We Hate Sidney Crosby?

    Sean McIndoe

    Welcome to a weekly blog post of thoughts and observations from the past few days and/or decades of NHL hockey. The Three Stars of Comedy Recognizing the three moments or personalities from around the league that produced the most comedic fodder ...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  11. Katie Baker on Sidney Crosby, the Penguins, and the rest of the w...

    Katie Baker

    Sidney Crosby helps lift the Pittsburgh Penguins, who could advance with a win Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2013
  12. About Last Night: Back to Boston

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy having an adorable cat on your chest and being unable to move, or breathe, or — hey, this cat's trying to kill me! — here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: We're headed back to Boston after the Celtics h...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  13. NHL Playoff Preview: Will Crosby Return to Face the Islanders?

    Katie Baker

    This week, Grantland's Katie Baker will be previewing the NHL playoffs' first-round series. Today: Maple Leafs–Bruins, Islanders-Penguins, and Sharks-Canucks. Read yesterday's installment here. Toronto Maple Leafs (5) at Boston Bruins (4) B...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  14. Mad Men Power Rankings, Episode 604: 'To Have and to Hold'

    Mark Lisanti

    [Previously on Mad Men Power Rankings: Don and Sylvia eat Italian food ... Don listens to Bing Crosby ... Trudy and Pete have a heart-to-heart ... Kenny passes the ketchup.] 1. Don Draper (last week: 1) This was a week in which Don Drap...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  15. Parenthood Pickup Watch, Week 8: Let's Meet the In-Laws

    Dear Mr. Greenblatt, We haven't forgotten about you, nor have we forgotten about Parenthood. Actually, with Dax Shepard becoming a real-life dad, we've become acutely aware of how much we miss Crosby. Luckily, we've had Craig T. Nelson acting just...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  16. About Last Night: Almost Famous

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy learning how boring Nevada is outside of Las Vegas, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. Texas's Yu Darvish was one out away from a perfect game, but he was forced to settle for a near shutout as Marwin Gonzalez sin...

    Blog | April 03, 2013