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  1. The Uncensored 2014 PGA Championship Power (and Powerless!) Ranki...

    Shane Ryan

    The cover of the PGA Championship program this year features a picture of Jason Dufner and the words "THIS IS MAJOR" emblazoned below. The point, I think, is to instill a sense of drama and magnitude, but it also seems like a sad little rem...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  2. The Rory Coaster Reaches Its Apex at the British Open

    Shane Ryan

    There's never really been a period of time when it has been boring to be Rory McIlroy, but it's a fair guess that 2014 is already a strong contender for Most Interesting Year of His Life. Entering the season, the two-time major champion and...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  3. The Uncensored 2014 U.S. Open Power Rankings

    Shane Ryan

    I just realized something: Unlike the other American majors, the U.S. Open lacks a sweet tagline. The Masters has "a tradition unlike any other," and the PGA Championship is "glory's last shot." Both pretty cool, right? But o...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  4. Base-Beards: The 2013 MLB Beard Awards

    Shane Ryan

    Welcome to the first Major League Baseball Beard Awards, where we honor the most unique and terrifying beards worn by professional baseball players in the 2013 season. No sport exemplifies the multifarious qualities of the beard better than baseball ...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  5. Guilty Pleasures: The Little League World Series

    Shane Ryan

    A fact about me: There are two levels of baseball I enjoy watching on television. 1. The major leagues — No-brainer. The best players in the world, the most intense competition, the highest stakes. 2. The Little League World Series &#8212...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  6. Why Tiger Woods, Warrior-Golfer, Will Win the PGA Championship

    Shane Ryan

    Normally I write a "top 10 contenders" post before each major, but after witnessing Tiger Woods's recent form, I decided it wasn't necessary. I'm convinced he's going to end his long drought and win this year's PGA Championship, "Glory's Last Shot," ...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  7. Golf's Most Powerful Power Rankings: British Open Edition

    Shane Ryan

    Don't you hate those people who get all sentimental about the British Open, just because golf was born in Scotland and the windy, damp, overcast atmosphere of the year's third major harks back to that romantic era when shepherds tending their flocks ...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  8. Golf's Most Powerful: May Edition!

    Shane Ryan

    The Players Championship starts today, which means it's time to unveil the Sport of Golf Power Rankings, a new feature for The Triangle. If you're new to the game, the Players Championship is often called "the fifth major," and tends to draw one of t...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  9. March Madness Men of the Day

    Shane Ryan

    For our final Man of the Hour, as the early games wind to a close, we turn to a mid-major hero whom I dismissed without cause in my Midwest Region picks, but who is currently putting me to shame with a great performance against Cincinnati. He is: ...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  10. Duke's Seth Curry faces Kentucky

    Shane Ryan

    Seth Curry's senior season at Duke now includes an early win over young Kentucky.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2012
  11. The Weekend Baseball Top 10: Where Angels Fall

    Shane Ryan

    Here are the most compelling matchups, stories, and personalities in Major League Baseball for the coming weekend. 10. Hot Bat of the Week: Miguel Cabrera (DET-MIN) Miggy is red-hot, with five home runs, 12 RBIs, and a .429/.485/1.071 line in his...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  12. The Weekend Baseball Top 10: Battle of the Vowels

    Shane Ryan

    Here are the most compelling matchups, stories, and personalities in Major League Baseball for the coming weekend. Fewer than 20 games left! The mid-September crunch is here, and woe to those who stumble. 10. Wait a Second ... the Phillies??...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  13. The Weekend Baseball Top 10: The Camden Jam-In

    Shane Ryan

    Here are the most compelling matchups, stories, and personalities in Major League Baseball for the coming weekend. 10. Strasburg's Last Start in Washington (Friday, WAS-MIA) It's easy to sit here, from a neutral vantage point, and say the Nationa...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  14. The Weekend Baseball Top 10: Central Bookings

    Shane Ryan

    Here are the most compelling matchups, stories, and personalities in Major League Baseball for the coming weekend. Fair warning: This is going to be an overwhelming weekend. The start of college football and U.S. Open tennis join baseball in a sor...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  15. The Nutso AL Cy Young Race (Now With Power Rankings!)

    Shane Ryan

    Coming into Monday, David Price was the leading contender for the American League Cy Young Award. His 2.28 ERA led the major leagues among qualified starters, and he'd given up just two runs over 30 innings in August. His strikeout rate was just sout...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  16. The Weekend Baseball Top 10 Guide

    Shane Ryan

    Here are the most compelling matchups, stories, and personalities in Major League Baseball for the coming weekend. 10. Holy Shit, the Mariners (SEA-CWS) Pardon the cussing, gang. But, I mean, come on; when the Mariners win eight baseball games in...

    Blog | August 24, 2012