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  1. The Trenchie Awards: Getting to Know the NFL Draft's Huge Crop of...

    Robert Mays

    For defenders of the NFL draft as must-see TV, last night was tough. A total of five skill-position players in the first round, including just one quarterback, is a pretty tough sell to the casual fan. There was one group, though, who couldn't have e...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  2. A Taxonomy of Puzzling 2014 MLB All-Star Game Roster Decisions

    Michael Baumann

    I know that it's dumb to get worked up over All-Star snubs, because in the grand scheme of things they don't matter. Though, really, neither do sports in general, so once we start getting worked up over sports, it's all...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  3. Everything Old Is Profitable Again: Ghost: The Series and Temple ...

    Tess Lynch

    Maybe there are only so many stories to be told, and maybe the stories we know well are more likely to get press coverage because we recognize them as being familiar, but this is getting ridiculous. It's not always good to recycle. Sometimes recyclin...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  4. 'The Sopranos,' 'Walking Dead,' and the end of TV's Golden Age

    Andy Greenwald

    Welcome to the end of the Golden Era.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2013
  5. Bad Quarterback League, Week 9: The Many Faces of the Red Rifle

    Andrew Sharp

    You never know what you're getting with the Red Rifle. Sometimes you'll get the ginger game manager who does just enough to keep the Bengals competitive and avoids screwing anything up. Sometimes you'll get the Andy Dalton who looks like he's finally...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  6. Gerard Butler and Aaron Eckhart Are Doing London Has Fallen

    Zach Dionne

    I could sit here and tell you White House Down was getting a sequel and, unless you're a drooling Channing Tatum fan, you might not even know I was lying. But it's actually Olympus Has Fallen that's heading to London. Just for crystal clarity, that m...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  7. Bill Simmons on what is next for Dwight Howard

    Bill Simmons

    The uncertain destiny of the self-proclaimed Superman can be broken down into 10 simple realities.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2013
  8. Bradley Cooper Is a Student of the Tao of DiCaprio ... and Other ...

    Molly Lambert

    Star Bradley Cooper & Leonardo DiCaprio? "Bradley Cooper is getting a lesson in no-strings-attached hookups from Hollywood's ultimate bachelor, Leonardo DiCaprio! The guys [both are 38 years old] got to know each other during awards season, and ...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  9. Shaka Smart, Brad Stevens, Butler, and VCU

    Shane Ryan

    Shaka Smart, Brad Stevens, and the promise of Butler and VCU basketball in a wide-open year.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2013
  10. Cousin Sal's Week 6 Prop Bets

    Sal Iacono

    Rough one last week. My wretched prop bets cost me a gargantuan 49,700 jermajesties.* These days the gambling gods and I are getting along about as well as Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey. I'd like to know — do those gambling gods think I'm playin...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  11. G.I. Joe: Retaliation: Why Was It Really Delayed?

    Tara Ariano

    No one you know was more upset about G.I. Joe: Retaliation getting bumped from opening June 29 of this year to March 29 of next year than I was. I mean, by the time those Cobra banners unfurl on the White House, I could be dead! When Paramount announ...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  12. Alternate Hollywood History: Nick Nolte, Al Pacino and Burt Freak...

    Alex Pappademas

    Alternate-movie-history fanatics (and Patton Oswalt fans) know that Nick Nolte came close to getting cast as Han Solo in Star Wars; yesterday the excellent Saucerful of Cobras Tumblr reminded us that Nolte was apparently short-listed for Harrison For...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  13. The College Football Spectacular: Week 4 Preview

    Shane Ryan

    Lately I've been getting that panicky feeling in the pit of my stomach that lets me know the weeks are about to get really long. It's a seasonal thing. Once baseball ends there is literally nothing to get us from Sunday night to Saturday morning. OK,...

    Blog | September 22, 2011