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  1. Grantland Dictionary: Sportscasting Edition

    Bryan Curtis

    Last year, I compiled a Devil's Dictionary of Sportswriting. Since then, Grantland has added more glossaries covering the NHL, MLB, and professional wrestling, among others. But Ambrose Bierce, who wrote the original Devil's Dictionary, mi...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  2. It’s So Hard to Say Good-bye

    Katie Baker

    Last year, most MLB teams gave Mariano Rivera parting gifts on his farewell tour, and it seems like more of the same is in store for Derek Jeter this season. Is this something that you think would ever happen in the NHL? If it didn't really happ...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  3. MLB Awards Week Isn't Over Until We Say It's Over, So Here Are Fi...

    Michael Baumann

    Hockey gets a lot of things right, but I'm particularly fond of its awards. While the NHL has the usual offerings — MVP, rookie of the year, coach of the year — the league separates itself with some really creative honors. Plus, all the a...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  4. How We'd Fix It: The NHL

    Sean McIndoe

    Grantland has proposed fixes for topics as diverse as the MLB All-Star Game and Home Run Derby and Jersey Shore. This summer, the editors asked me to fix the entire NHL. I'm assuming this is because they felt topics like "the economy&q...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  5. How we'd fix the NHL

    Sean McIndoe

    Sorry we're not sorry, Gary.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2013
  6. About Last Night: America Mourns Yankees Loss

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. The New York Yankees are out. CC Sabathia struggled and the offense remained dormant as the historic franchise lost 8-1 and were swept out of the ALCS. ...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  7. The Complete NHL Lockout FAQ, Part 2

    Gabe Feldman

    For Part 1, click here. We're less than two weeks away from the opening day of the 2012-13 NHL season, which can only mean one thing — the players are locked out. It's time to take a closer look at what the NHL lockout is all about and when...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  8. City Rivalries and the Greatest Sports Trivia Question

    Shane Ryan

    As I watched the Rangers pull away from the Devils on Monday, I realized that in a few days, we might be in for a New York–Los Angeles championship series. The Kings, who face the Coyotes in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals tonight, are ...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  9. White Whales: (Mostly) Unattainable Athletic Feats

    Shane Ryan

    Today, April 26, is the anniversary of what was nearly the most singular confluence of luck and skill in MLB history. On this date in 2005, the Yankees faced Bartolo Colon and the Angels at what is now the "old" Yankee Stadium. In the first inning...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  10. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Chris Ryan

    1. Claude Giroux: All Claude Everything I am obligated by William Penn blood oath to award any Philly athlete the top spot in Rankonia, but Sarah Larimer really makes a compelling case for the Flyers forward: "Katie Baker is right. It is pretty much...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  11. Hall of Fame goaltender Ken Dryden on Sidney Crosby, Gary Bettman...

    Ken Dryden

    What do you do before you know (for sure)?

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2011
  12. Katie Baker answers your questions about choosing a hockey team, ...

    Katie Baker

    And all your other burning questions answered in this week's edition of The Bake Shop.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2011