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  1. ‘Parenthood’ Cry of the Week: The Final Cry

    Juliet Litman

    If we have watched the Bravermans assemble in a backyard for the last time, the Season 5 finale of Parenthood gave us a lot to cry about, in a good way. With each season, fewer and fewer things happen, and Season 5 posted a new low for number of mome...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  2. Titus’s Final Four Preview

    Mark Titus

    The most entertaining tournament since at least last year's tournament is down to its last three games. You can choose any number of lenses through which to view this year's Final Four. Florida, the no. 1 overall seed, remains alive along ...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  3. Khalil Mack Is Here to Ruin Offenses and Chew Bubblegum

    Robert Mays

    As far as uniform number stories go, Khalil Mack's is up there. A Florida kid with just a single Division I scholarship offer, Mack landed at Buffalo. As a freshman, Mack's overall rating in NCAA Football was 46. It was the number...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  4. Tyler, the Enrager: The Raptors Forward Plays the Heel

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Saturday night in Anaheim, Frank Kaminsky put the Wisconsin Badgers on his back (figuratively) and carried them past Arizona and into the Final Four. Kaminsky was terrific and ended up with a whopping 28 points and 11 rebounds, numbers not seen in a...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  5. Mark Titus’s College Basketball Mega Mailbag

    Mark Titus

    I've got a ton of emails to respond to and you've only got so much time to read things on the Internet before your boss notices, so let's get right to it. According to tradition, I'm limiting the number of emails to 16 i...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  6. Q&A: Goran Dragic on Being Fearless, Playing His Game, and &l...

    Zach Lowe

    Goran Dragic is reaching the end of his best-ever season - a top-20 Player Efficiency Rating, career-high shooting numbers, more free throws than ever, and outstanding play as both a solo point guard and a hybrid alongside Eric Bledsoe. Dra...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  7. Open Bargain Season

    Bill Barnwell

    If there were a particularly bold-yet-rational NFL team out there, it might very well be smart to use the first week of free agency as a mandatory vacation. The first day of free agency often produces a dizzying number of terrible contracts, and with...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  8. Moneyball …; But With Money

    Jonah Keri

    Not too long ago, David Ortiz looked like he might be cooked. Boston's hulking DH had posted huge numbers through the first three and a half months of the 2012 season, hitting .316/.414/.609 with 23 homers and 25 doubles in just 89 games...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  9. The NHL’s Top-Secret Trade Request Application

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL's trade deadline passed Wednesday, with 38 players moved in 20 separate deals. It was a busy day, thanks in part to an unusually high number of players who reportedly asked to be traded. While there's a thin line betwee...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  10. The Legend of Hercules, by the Numbers

    Amos Barshad

    This weekend, Kellan Lutz's The Legend of Hercules tumbled into theaters and summarily flopped, managing only $8.6 million on a $70 million budget. Worse news for Mr. Lutz: Later this year, the Rock will be getting a turn onscreen as the all-powerful...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  11. Box Office Top Five: Wahlberg Wins It With Lone Survivor

    Zach Dionne

    1. Lone Survivor, $38.5 million (first weekend in wide release) Either the movie stat experts are total assassins at what they do or new movies really are breaking old records all the time. Lone Survivor’s new claim to nerdy number-crunching...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  12. Justified Season 5, Episode 1: Everything After Augustine in 'A M...

    Holly Anderson

    Justified’s fifth season premieres with "A Murder of Crowes" (get it? Get it??), an hour of television that serves as a Great Muppet Caper opening number of sorts — myriad promises layered atop one another, starring just about everybody o...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  13. The Hobbit Was 2013's Most Pirated Movie

    Zach Dionne

    Nowadays, films can get the dubious honor of being the year's most illegally downloaded feature. There's no Oscar-style trophy, but there is a specific number for directors and film execs to have nightmares about, a precise, staggering total of how m...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  14. Bill Barnwell on the best home-field advantages

    Bill Barnwell

    Who has the best home-field advantage in the NFL? The numbers will surprise you.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2013
  15. Dispatches From Bowlvania - First Steps

    Holly Anderson

    The initial stage of our journey into the 2013 bowl season takes in the desert sights, Vegas lights, outsize chives, and Crescent City splendor.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2013
  16. 'Breaking Bad,' 'Black Mirror,' and the Year in Television

    Andy Greenwald

    Was the Breaking Bad finale the last gasp of the monoculture?

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2013