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  1. A Visit to the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention, Part 6...

    Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne

    PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 | PART 4 | PART 5 | PART 6 RB: Just when you think you've seen David Jacoby at his giddiest, he stumbles on a 21 Jump Street box and hugs it tight and vows to never let go, all with the Kool-Aidiest of smiles....

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  2. A Visit to the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention, Part 5...

    Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne

    PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 | PART 4 | PART 5 | PART 6 BS: In 2013, I didn't pull the trigger on this Fridge-hot dogs poster right away ...; and someone else grabbed it. That's been haunting me for the past 12 months. So...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  3. A Visit to the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention, Part 2...

    Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne

    PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 | PART 4 | PART 5 | PART 6 RB: Worst. Fraternity. Composite. Ever. BS: $2,450?? I'm against man-made memorabilia in all forms. BS: I'm against man-made memorabilia in all forms ...; unless it's an...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  4. A Visit to the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention, Part 4...

    Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne

    PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 | PART 4 | PART 5 | PART 6 BS: Bear Bryant's game-worn plaid jacket. (Rem - he's the guy who coached Forrest Gump.) RB: Duh, Bill. Because of Bear, Forrest got to meet JFK and then drink 15 free D...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  5. A Visit to the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention

    Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne

    Bill Simmons: On the "My Favorite Annual Summer Traditions" scale, the National Sports Collectors Convention ranks somewhere between the Fourth of July and Sharknado for me. But after hitting four of the last five conventions and posting co...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  6. A Visit to the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention, Part 3...

    Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne

    PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 | PART 4 | PART 5 | PART 6 BS: That's a Prince concert program from the late '80s. I don't know if the look on Rem's face is shock, awe, respect, horror, affection ...; I just can't tell. ...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  7. The Forrest Gumps of the NHL

    Sean McIndoe

    Let's go back in time to 20 years ago this month. It's July 1994. The Rangers have just snapped a 54-year Stanley Cup drought, the Panthers and Mighty Ducks have finished their inaugural seasons, Wayne Gretzky has won his final Art Ross, an...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  8. Alan Thicke, the Most Interesting Man in the Sports World

    Eric Benson and Joe DeLessio

    T here he is on the ice before the NHL All-Star Game in 1988, taking slap shots beside Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux. He's there at Michael Jordan's first charity golf tournament in the Bahamas, staying up into the we...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  9. Just in Time for Christmas! Five Surefire Gifts to Hockey Fans Th...

    Sean McIndoe

    We're just 13 days away from Christmas Eve, and by now you've probably made your requests, dropped all your hints, and written your letter to Santa. Now it's time to sit back and dream of all the cool stuff you're hoping to find under your tree on Ch...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  10. Everything You Know Is Wrong: Setting the Record Straight on Five...

    Sean McIndoe

    Hockey fans like to argue. Pick a topic, any topic, and we'll happily spend the entire day screaming at each other. Gretzky vs. Orr, Roy vs. Brodeur, shootouts, fighting, the Hall of Fame, expansion, Don Cherry ... You name it, we're ready to stak...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  11. The Best Heel Turns in NHL History

    Sean McIndoe

    Daniel Alfredsson's decision to spurn the Ottawa Senators and sign with the Detroit Red Wings was a lot of things. A reminder that anything can happen in pro sports. A shift in the balance of power of one of the league's toughest divisions. A caution...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  12. NHL Grab Bag: Kaleta Sucks, Nerds Rise Up, and Gomez Scores! (NO ...

    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 fo...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  13. Michael MacCambridge Presents the Director's Cut of Gay Talese's ...

    Michael MacCambridge

    An annotated version of this classic Esquire profile of Joe DiMaggio.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2011
  14. Katie Baker: The Timeline of Sidney Crosby's Concussion

    Katie Baker

    He was supposed to save the game, but "The Next One" has become a poster boy for hockey's concussion crisis.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2011