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  1. The Strike Zone Time Travel Test: How Much of Baseball’s An...

    Ben Lindbergh

    New MLB commissioner Rob Manfred probably could have picked a better verb when he spoke earlier this week about "injecting additional offense in the game," but the phrasing, evocative of Jose Canseco stories abou...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  2. NHL All-Star Wrap-up: 25 Reasons to Love the Game

    Sean McIndoe

    I'm not a huge fan of NHL All-Star Weekend. You probably got that impression from last week's post, in which I spent roughly 3,000 words listing some of the event's biggest problems. Let's just say that was the...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  3. NHL Grab Bag: The World Cup of Young Guns

    Sean McIndoe

    Welcome to a weekly grab bag of thoughts and observations from the past few days and/or decades of NHL hockey. Recognizing the three NHL personalities from around the league who produced the most comedic fodder for fans. The third star: These t...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
  4. The Apathy and Absurdity of the NHL All-Star Game

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL kicks off its annual (usually) All-Star Weekend tomorrow, as the league's best players (sort of) head to Columbus for three days of events that will show off the best the sport has to offer (not really). But while Saturday&rs...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  5. Miami Nice: The Wayward Marlins Take Aim at Sustained Success

    Jonah Keri

    Way back in 2007, the Marlins employed a 24-year-old slugger who possessed terrifying skills at the plate. Four seasons plus into his career, he'd blossomed into a perennial MVP candidate and the face of a franchise that had twice won it al...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  6. NHL Weekend: The Defense Rests

    Sean McIndoe

    A look back at the biggest games and emerging story lines of the NHL weekend. The midseason mark typically presents an opportunity to start narrowing down the various awards races, picking out the front-runners and shrinking the fields down to a h...

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  7. NHL Grab Bag: No One Gets Snubbed Here

    Sean McIndoe

    Welcome to a weekly grab bag of thoughts and observations from the past few days and/or decades of NHL hockey. Recognizing the three NHL personalities from around the league who produced the most comedic fodder for fans. The third star: This g...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  8. A Deep Dive Into the NHL’s Pacific Division

    Sean McIndoe

    The Pacific Division had a weird 2013-14 season. The three California teams were excellent. The two Alberta teams were awful. The Coyotes and Canucks were stuck in the middle. By the end of things, the division featured the eventual Stanley Cup winne...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  9. NHL Weekend: Turning Over a New Leaf

    Sean McIndoe

    A look back at the biggest games and emerging story lines of the NHL weekend. We saw our fourth coaching casualty of the year last week, and it was the one everyone had been expecting for seven months. The Maple Leafs finally fired Randy Carlyle,...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  10. NHL Preseason Predictions Check-in

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL season hits the midway point this week, with most teams crossing the 41-game mark. The season's first half has provided the usual mix of predictable outcomes, mild surprises, and outright shockers. I wrote a series of season prev...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  11. NHL Weekend: How the West Was Lost

    Sean McIndoe

    A look back at the biggest games and emerging story lines of the NHL weekend. Three teams have fired their coaches this season: Ottawa, Edmonton, and last week's bizarre mess in New Jersey. With a pair of struggling Western teams sufferi...

    Blog | January 05, 2015
  12. NHL Grab Bag: Hail Canada!

    Sean McIndoe

    Welcome to a weekly grab bag of thoughts and observations from the past few days and/or decades of NHL hockey. Recognizing the three NHL personalities from around the league who produced the most comedic fodder for fans. The third star: The mum...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  13. The White Sox Solved Their Pitching Problems With Jeff Samardzija...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Judging by the Cubs-heavy buzz entering the offseason, one wouldn't have known that both Chicago clubs posted 73 wins in 2014, or that both teams had talked about contending in 2015. The Cubs had the celebrity front office, the top-rated fa...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  14. The NHL’s Great Connor McDavid Sweepstakes

    Sean McIndoe

    One of the running themes of the season has been the eventual destination of Connor McDavid. As the first sure-thing franchise player the league has welcomed since Sidney Crosby, McDavid has earned plenty of attention toward the bottom of the standin...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  15. MLB Trade Value, Part 2

    Jonah Keri

    Yesterday, we revealed Part 1 of our annual MLB Trade Value ranking. Today, we're rounding out the list by dissecting baseball's 35 most valuable chips. If you need a refresher on the rules that define this thought experiment, hea...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  16. MLB Trade Value, Part 1

    Jonah Keri

    A thousand years from now, when historians look back at the 2014 MLB season and its ties to the next big thing, they'll focus on two turning points. First, they'll commemorate the third of 50 World Series that the even-ye...

    Blog | December 03, 2014