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  1. The Beginning and the End of History

    Charles P. Pierce

    On Saturday, the Toronto Blue Jays won a game in Yankee Stadium for the first time in their last 18 tries. His team having lost there again Friday night, Toronto manager John Gibbons decided on Saturday that he wasn't going to risk...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  2. Going Down Wikipedia's NHL Rabbit Hole

    Sean McIndoe

    I love Wikipedia. It's a great source for information and anecdotes about just about everything you could imagine. Granted, not all of that information is true, or vaguely accurate, or even spelled correctly. But it's interesting, and you c...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  3. About Last Night: Phinishing Off the Phillies

    Spike Friedman

    In case you decided it was the day to finally terminate your personal relationship with Jose Canseco, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Wednesday: A day after conceding a rare blown save, Philadelphia closer Jonathan P...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  4. PitchCraft: The Midseason GIF Awards

    Shane Ryan

    It's All-Star week, so rather than focus on a single pitcher, it's time for the first annual PitchCraft Awards. Here we'll be honoring the good, the bad, and the ugly from baseball's first half. Starting, because we're real r...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  5. NHL Offseason Bizarro Rankings

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL offseason isn't over yet; it's only mid-July, which means we still have roughly seven weeks until training camp starts. But it's mostly over, in the sense that virtually all the big signings, trades, hirings, and...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  6. MLB Midseason Report

    Jonah Keri

    Welcome to the MLB All-Star break, a necessary pause during the grueling baseball campaign, and also the most boring time of the season for many fans. Since I've already said my piece on the yawnfest, let's turn our attention to something w...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  7. Small Ball

    Charles P. Pierce

    It is an awkward thing to play a game of baseball with one foot already out the door. Yet every summer, generally around the second or third Sunday in July, the sport seems to be made entirely of seventh graders looking anxiously at the slow progress...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  8. With Melo, ‘Phish,’ and the Kids, Are the Knicks &mda...

    Jared Dubin

    The Knicks did something very, very strange a couple of weeks ago. For the first time since 2008, they made a trade in which they acquired - and subsequently used - at least one draft pick. Over the last 10 years, they have traded...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  9. Let the NBA Trading Season Begin

    Zach Lowe

    This is what the NBA wanted in rejiggering the rules during the lockout of 2011 - shorter contracts, more teams hoarding cap space, and more players flying around the league into those acres of open space. League higher-ups call...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  10. Your NHL Offseason Primer

    Sean McIndoe

    Hey, remember when that one team won the Stanley Cup? Seemed like a good team; I think they wore black. I seem to recall something about a grumpy coach who took off his shirt during the parade, although that may have been a nightmare I had. But it...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  11. What We Got Wrong in the NHL Playoffs

    Sean McIndoe

    Kings over Rangers? I think we all saw that coming. Well, maybe not all of us. But while the Kings certainly followed an unusual path to get their hands on the Cup, nobody who was paying attention would call it a shock that they ended up as champi...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  12. Requiem for the Ghost Goals

    Joseph Neighbor

    Every so often there is a strange moment in soccer in which no one can tell if the ball has crossed the goal line or not. Everyone looks at the referee. The referee looks at his assistant. The players swarm both officials, gesticulating wildly, shout...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  13. The Kids of the World Cup

    Bill Barnwell

    Here's a pretty small number for you: 736. Out of all of the professional soccer players on the planet, only 736 will compete for the World Cup in Brazil. You don't need me to tell you how talented these individuals are. What I can say a...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  14. Roster Doctor Fantasy Mailbag: Love in the Time of Pitching Injur...

    Jonah Keri

    Bienvenue, mes amis! It's time for another visit with the Roster Doctor. If you're joining us for the first time, here are the rules: Send your fantasy baseball questions to grantlandfantasy@gmail.com, and the Doctor will answer them o...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  15. PitchCraft: Masahiro Tanaka, Yankee Split King

    Shane Ryan

    With the sad news that Jose Fernandez is out for the year, Yankee rookie Masahiro Tanaka is now the MLB leader in strikeout-to-walk percentage, which is as good a way as any to sum up his dominance in a single stat. In his first year in America, Tana...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  16. Why Jose Fernandez Is a Model for Calling Up Young Pitchers

    Bill Barnwell

    If all goes as planned, Marlins starter Jose Fernandez will be undergoing Tommy John surgery on his torn UCL Friday morning. Fernandez's injury - likely suffered during the fifth inning of his final start - has left the baseball w...

    Blog | May 16, 2014