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  1. The 30: Running for Their Lives

    Jonah Keri

    As part of my weekly effort to explain the difference between a true power rankings column and a page that simply ranks teams by record, I've noted the importance of multiple factors beyond wins and losses. One of the biggest is roster q...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  2. MLB 26-Day Warning: Zack Wheeler, the Son of Odin, and Wily Old S...

    Sean Fennessey

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days remain until the start of the MLB season? Well, you're in luck! We at the Triangle are set to spend the next several weeks giving you a daily reason to get ex...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  3. It's Time for Some NL Midseason Awards

    Jonah Keri

    On Tuesday we handed out the American League midseason awards. Time for a look at the NL. MVP: Buster Posey You can name any one of seven or eight candidates and have a great argument, but Posey gets the slightest of nods. For starters, no Nati...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  4. The Junk Food Pleasure of the Home Run Derby

    Michael Baumann

    I watched last night's Home Run Derby while chowing down on a fast-food bacon cheeseburger. And you're damn right I got the large drink and fries. I didn't retrieve it in my V8 pickup truck, nor did I chase that cocktail of unsaturated fat and high f...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  5. About Last Night: Miami Makes It Back-to-Back

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy preparing for the first day of summer by getting all of your mosquito bites out of the way up front, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: In what can only be described as the culminating erotic explosion of basketb...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  6. About Last Night: Memphis Goes Into Hibernation

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out grillaxing (grilling while attempting to fend off an ax-wielding dwarf) here's what you missed in sports on Monday: Tony Parker had 37 points as the San Antonio Spurs completed a four-game sweep of the Memphis Grizzlies with...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  7. David Wright and the Problem of Homegrown Heroes

    Sean Fennessey

    David Wright turns 30 in less than three weeks. Wright, for all intents and purposes, is the first superstar athlete I've rooted for who is also a peer. People talk about that disconcerting moment when they realize that, say, the NBA's best player is...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  8. About Last Night: Anyone Want a Claret Jug?

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Australian Adam Scott tied a Royal Lytham course record with a 6-under 64 to take the first-round lead at the British Open, while Tiger Woods lurks just ...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  9. 2012 MLB Season Preview: New York Mets

    Jonah Keri

    Should the Mets trade David Wright? It's sad to come into a season with the possible trade of your franchise players as the biggest question mark. But the Mets own the dreaded double curse: They're bad now, and they're likely to remain bad for the...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  10. About Last Night: Cliff Lee's Lucky 13

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. The NFL fined Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh $20,000 for a late hit, in a preseason game last Friday, on Cincinnati quarterback Andy Dalton. S...

    Blog | August 18, 2011
  11. The Tankonia Super Bowl

    Jay Caspian Kang

    The Warriors beat the Timberwolves on Sunday. Andris Biedrins (NWT: concussion), David Lee (DNP: the stuff that gets up around the side of condoms), Nate Robinson (DNP: 24/7 was on) and Dorell Wright (DNP: Scramble With Friends) all took the night of...

    Blog | April 24, 2012