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  1. 8 Questions About This News Story About Cormac McCarthy's Ex-Wife...

    Emily Yoshida

    From The Smoking Gun: JANUARY 8--A domestic dispute over space aliens escalated Saturday morning when a lingerie-clad New Mexico woman allegedly pointed a silver handgun at her boyfriend, a weapon she retrieved from her vagina, where it had been pla...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  2. Dispatches From Bowlvania: Home of the Corned Beef Wonton

    Holly Anderson

    On today's itinerary: What you missed if you skipped the first day of bowl season, plus looking ahead to the games of pizza, pineapple, poisonous houseplants, and Pirates. What You Missed While Living Your Saturday Out in the World, Like a Person ...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  3. About Last Weekend: Cam's Panthers Work Every Time

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy watching a Hobbit reference defeat a reappropriated Anchorman quote in your fantasy football title game, here's what you missed in sports this weekend: Cam Newton and the Panthers clinched a playoff berth, overcoming the el...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  4. College Football Viewing Guide: 2013-14 Bowl Fact Sheet

    Holly Anderson

    Bowl season is upon us. You probably have many questions. We're here to help. Warning: Fact sheet is processed in a facility that may contain non-facts.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2013
  5. About Last Night: Clippers KO OKC

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy waiting for some good news in the world of football, seriously, any good news, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: In a chippy Western Conference matchup that saw Matt Barnes and Serge Ibaka get ejected, Blake Gr...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  6. There Are 23 Plane Tickets to Brazil: Predicting Which USMNT Play...

    Noah Davis

    Why, hello there. The United States men's national team qualified for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil thanks to a 2-0 victory over Mexico in Columbus, Ohio. The win means that the American fan base can stop panicking about whether the Stars and Stripes ...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  7. We Went There: USMNT Beats Mexico in Columbus, Qualifies for Worl...

    Noah Davis

    Crew Stadium just north of Columbus, Ohio, is something out of a bygone era in American soccer. When it opened in 1999, no one knew if Major League Soccer would survive. As a result, Corna Kokosing Construction Company built the country's first pro s...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  8. Questions and Answers Surrounding the USMNT's Loss in Costa Rica ...

    Noah Davis

    So, the United States men's national team went to another tiny Central American nation in World Cup qualifying and lost, falling 3-1 to Costa Rica on Friday night. I thought we were done with this type of ridiculousness. Short answer: no. Medium a...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  9. Hollywood Prospectus Podcast: Breaking Bad, The Bridge, and Broad...

    Chris Ryan

    Hi, Carol! This week on the podcast, Andy and I welcome back (and begin to wave farewell to) one of the last of the Golden Age shows, Breaking Bad. Despite being, on the surface, a pretty straightforward show about two middle-aged New Mexico resident...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  10. The future of New Mexico State

    Holly Anderson

    New Mexico State has a football team. Seriously. You can look it up.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2013
  11. 2 Guns for Hire: Washington and Wahlberg's Paycheck Roles of a Li...

    Wesley Morris

    If you want to know how seriously to take 2 Guns, just look at Mark Wahlberg's face after he and Denzel Washington are forced to hop into the dusty bed of a pickup truck and cross the border from Mexico to Texas. The trip is meant to be a punishment ...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  12. Rembert Explains America: Roaming New Mexico's White Sands

    Rembert Browne

    You're gonna need sleds if you're going to White Sands. And water. Definitely water. Those were the kernels of wisdom offered up by the elderly woman in the gift shop at the New Mexico Museum of Space History. I'd just purchased a few NASA shirts,...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  13. Rembert Explains America: Texas. Forever.

    Rembert Browne

    I drove through Massachusetts in 90 minutes. I did Atlanta to the Florida-Georgia line in an always-surprising four full hours. I made it through Tennessee, east to west, in a brutal seven hours. Texas: five days. It took five full days to get ...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  14. About Last Night: The Captain Returns (Sort Of)

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out enjoying a theatrical production of Moby-Dick in Space, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter returned from the DL in New York's 8-4 win over Kansas City, but his return might prove shor...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  15. USMNT 'B' Team Looks to Impress Klinsmann at Gold Cup

    Noah Davis

    The CONCACAF Gold Cup is a silly tournament with a rather goofy name. It serves as the regional championship, which means a bunch of teams play a bunch of games, then the United States and Mexico meet in the finals. The structure of the tournament, w...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  16. About Last Night: The Cup Tied Up

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy redecorating your second solarium, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Behind an overtime goal from Brent Seabrook, the Chicago Blackhawks escaped Boston with a riveting 6-5 overtime victory over the Bruins, even...

    Blog | June 20, 2013