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  1. Box Office by the Numbers: 'Lucy' Is Victorious Over &#...

    Zach Dionne

    $44 million: Domestic box-office total for writer/director Luc Besson's Lucy. If you're looking explicitly at movies starring Scarlett Johansson rather than the three Marvel blockbusters where she's featured, then yes, this is ScarJo&#...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  2. Box Office by the Numbers: More 'Apes,' More Sequels, L...

    Zach Dionne

    $134.5 million: This weekend's cumulative total earned by the top 12 films, which Box Office Mojo reports is 26 percent less than the same weekend in 2013. This month's overall box office has taken a 30 percent plunge compa...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  3. Box Office by the Numbers: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes&#...

    Zach Dionne

    4: Sequels in this weekend's top five. $73 million: Domestic weekend total for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. In accordance with just about everybody's feelings that the sequel is better than the strong 2011 predecessor, Dawn signifi...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  4. Cheer Up, Robin Thicke — You're No. 1 on THIS Chart

    Rembert Browne

    The Internet is a negative place. And no one is safe. Not even international superstar Robin Thicke. With the recent release of Paula, his magnum opus of marital oopsness, the Superhighway has had a feeding frenzy over t...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  5. Watching ‘The Decision’ As Television on Its Four-Yea...

    Jason Gallagher

    Four years ago today, ESPN, LeBron James, and Jim Gray put on a 75-minute special called "The Decision" in which LeBron announced where he would play for the next four years. The show drew huge numbers -- 9.948 million viewers in the U...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  6. Derek Jeter’s Diary: 40 Is Just Another Number

    Mark Lisanti

    The baseball season is a long and lonely road. To preserve his sanity, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter keeps a diary. These are excerpts from The Captain's private journal. Thursday, June 26: Off Day I turned 40 today. People will try to...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  7. Box Office by the Numbers: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction&...

    Zach Dionne

    1: Movies people went to see this weekend. (OK - slight exaggeration, but the gulf between Transformers: Age of Extinction and everything else was immense.) $100 million: American box-office total for...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  8. Shia LaBeouf Taken Out of Broadway's 'Cabaret' in ...

    Zach Dionne

    There are a number of articles about what happened with Shia LaBeouf last night in New York City. The basic word is that he was arrested for being disorderly during the first act of Broadway's Cabaret, which stars...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  9. Home or Away: Where Does the Future Lie for the USMNT and America...

    Andrew Lewellen

    Here's a number: 8 million. That's how many American kids are playing soccer, according to the 2009 Census. They're playing in backyards, at school, on manicured suburban fields, on crowded city streets, in t...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  10. Lifetime’s Aaliyah Biopic Won’t Gloss Over the R. Kel...

    Zach Dionne

    Like him or feel deeply disturbed by him, Robert Sylvester Kelly was Aaliyah Dana Haughton's lover. When she was 15. And he was 27. In 1994, the year Aaliyah's debut album dropped. It was called Age Ain't Nothing But a Number. So as n...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  11. Coloring Inside the Lines: The Thrill and Dread of Drafting Dante...

    Danny Chau

    Twenty-three. That's the number of games Australian prospect Dante Exum has played against top-level international competition in his age group since 2012. That includes two age-specific FIBA World Championships (U17 in 2012, U19 i...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  12. Box Office by the Numbers: ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ M...

    Zach Dionne

    $48.2 million: Domestic amount earned by The Fault in Our Stars, the Shailene Woodley-starring teen cancer romance. That's $6 million less than Woodley's Divergent opener in March, but hey, it's only her ...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  13. PitchCraft: Felix Hernandez, King of the North(west)

    Shane Ryan

    There's a persistent pitching riddle that goes like this: Is it best to be a strikeout pitcher, ensuring a certain number of "free outs" per game but sacrificing a certain number of innings over a season because of elevated pitch count...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  14. Five Thoughts on Colin Kaepernick's Massive Contract Extensi...

    Robert Mays

    1. WOW. Seriously?! 2. OK, everybody slow down. Claims that sports fans are smarter today than ever before are mostly right. When NFL contracts are announced, not a single informed person pays attention to that big number at the fr...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  15. 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
  16. Box Office by the Numbers: ‘Maleficent’ Kills, &lsquo...

    Zach Dionne

    $70 million: Domestic dollarage earned by Maleficent, Angelina Jolie's first time onscreen in 3.5 years. (Her last was The Tourist in late 2010.) The Disney baddie project (P.S.: Grantland is owned by Disney) made Jolie $20 million more than her...

    Blog | June 02, 2014