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  1. The Huddle: Tom Brady Kills Them With Kindness

    Chris Ryan

    Here's your Monday whip-around on the stories dominating the headlines and lingering in the margins of the NFL. No pads needed. On WEEI over the weekend, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was candid about Chad Ochocinco's difficulty i...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  2. The Reducer: The World Cup Is Finally Here

    Chris Ryan

    Lionel Messi gets sick before soccer matches. He threw up at the beginning of a game between Argentina and Romania in March. He dry heaved during a match against Slovenia this past Saturday. Nobody knows why this happens - not Mess...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  3. We Bought a Tank: Looking Back and Looking Forward with the Sixer...

    Chris Ryan

    Something weird happened at the Celtics-Sixers game on Monday night in Philadelphia. I'm not talking about the Sixers winning -- though that has become a rare enough occurrence during the 2013-14 season (some would say intentionally...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  4. Kyrie Irving Is Being Chomped Up by the Very Machine That Made Hi...

    Chris Ryan

    There are very few NBA players who arrived as such fully formed, ready-to-wear brands as Kyrie Irving. An 11-game career at Duke served as the perfect coming attraction. He seemingly walked off campus in Durham and right into a huge Pepsi&am...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  5. NBA Overnight: The Final Days of Mike Woodson, the Golden Age of ...

    Chris Ryan

    Every once in a while, the NBA throws a randomly awesome night at us and we need to run through the games and savor the flavor. Last night was one such night. Dig in. The Agony of the Knicks, the Ecstasy of the Wiz YEAH. THAT'S JAN VESELY DUN...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  6. The Thunder Half-Court Shot Phenomenon Is Real and It's Freaking ...

    Chris Ryan

    We told you all about this earlier in the week. Last night, during the Thunder-Clippers game, Brad Brucker hit a half-court shot to win $20,000. It was the second time in a week this had happened. Something is in the air. Jay Z was there, in O...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  7. Why Do People Keep Hitting $20,000 Half-Court Shots at Thunder Ga...

    Chris Ryan

    Last night, this champion splashed a half-court shot at the Nuggets-Thunder game in Oklahoma City. Then this morning, CBS's Royce Young tweeted this out: OKC's had 7 halfcourt makes in five years. That's $140,000. They probably woul...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  8. A Few Things About Tony Allen Kicking Chris Paul in the Face

    Chris Ryan

    That's Chris Paul getting kicked in the face by Bolo Yeung Tony Allen last night in the Clippers-Grizzlies game. Here's a GIF if you prefer your flying kicks in that format … Here are my reactions to this incident, in no particular order...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  9. Up in the Air: Did Lionel Messi Over-Travel Himself to Injury?

    Chris Ryan

    Lionel Messi is going to miss up to two months after the Barcelona forward tore his hamstring in a game against Real Betis over the weekend. Messi has battled hamstring injuries throughout his career. In fact, his career is something of a medical mir...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  10. Why Is Everybody Punching Brandon Jennings in the Face?

    Chris Ryan

    Almost exactly a month ago, Brandon Jennings got slapped in the face during a Drew League game in Los Angeles. Today, we have reports that Jennings was punched in the grill by L.A. rapper The Game at a nightclub in Hollywood on Saturday. AT HIS OWN B...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  11. What Happened to Phil Jackson, the Zen Master?

    Chris Ryan

    How do you want to remember Phil Jackson? Let me answer that question for you. You want to think of him as the lord of the rings, the coach who mentored and mind-gamed some of the best basketball players in the history of the game, the brains behind ...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  12. NBA Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: Back Inside the Grindhou...

    Chris Ryan

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's playoff games. 1. Zach Randolph Zach is back! Fourteen career playoff double-doubles! Lost his headband a couple of times! Clearly the beneficiary of a night spent in a hyperbaric...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  13. NBA Playoffs Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: Clippers-Grizzl...

    Chris Ryan

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's L.A.-Memphis game. 1. Chris Paul (All GIFs by @HeyBelinda) I guess when you have someone who plays crunch time in bullet time, it's not really crunch time, is it? When you have...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  14. NBA Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: Dwight Club

    Chris Ryan

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. #CountonD12 Well, this should be interesting. That's Dwight's fifth game this season with at least 25 points and 15 rebounds. He got 26 offensive touches in the pai...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  15. Check Out This Letter Bill Clinton Wrote Chris Webber in 1993, Af...

    Chris Ryan

    If this happened today, it would probably come in the form of a text and feature rain, sun, and angel emojis. Here's the text: I have been thinking of you a lot since I sat glued to the TV during the championship game. I know that there may be not...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  16. NBA Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: The Quiet Man

    Chris Ryan

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. Carmelo Anthony There was something quiet about Carmelo Anthony's 50-point game in Miami last night. Maybe it was the already reserved Heat crowd seeming downright ...

    Blog | April 03, 2013