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  1. We Went There: The High Drama of the U.S. Figure Skating Champion...

    Katie Baker

    There was no line for the men's room, but the one for the ladies' snaked way around the TD Garden corridor. It looked more like intermission at a Broadway musical than a Bruins game. The 2014 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, though, contained eleme...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  2. NHL Grab Bag: Even When He's Not Playing, Ben Scrivens Wins

    Sean McIndoe

    Welcome to a weekly grab bag of thoughts and observations from the past few days and/or decades of NHL hockey. The Three Stars of Comedy Recognizing the NHL personalities from around the league who produced the most comedic fodder for fans. Th...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  3. Sochi Olympic team trades

    Sean McIndoe

    At the (completely fake) deadline, can we fix Team USA? (Without adding Bobby Ryan.) (Sorry, Bobby Ryan.)

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2014
  4. NHL Grab Bag: The Bobby Ryan Truth War that Destroyed America and...

    Sean McIndoe

    Welcome to a weekly grab bag of thoughts and observations from the past few days and/or decades of NHL hockey. The Three Stars of Comedy Recognizing the NHL personalities from around the league who produced the most comedic fodder for fans. Th...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  5. Red Wings vs. Maple Leafs: What to Watch for in the Winter Classi...

    Katie Baker

    Neither the Detroit Red Wings nor the Toronto Maple Leafs can be all too pleased with their long-awaited star turns as this year's Winter Classic participants. The weeks leading up to the NHL's annual showcase game, held this year at the University o...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  6. B.S. Report: Cousin Sal

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons and Cousin Sal guess the Week 17 lines, take a look at their fantasy football leagues, and get their bets ready for the Winter Olympics. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check out our podcasts pa...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  7. Just in Time for Christmas! Five Surefire Gifts to Hockey Fans Th...

    Sean McIndoe

    We're just 13 days away from Christmas Eve, and by now you've probably made your requests, dropped all your hints, and written your letter to Santa. Now it's time to sit back and dream of all the cool stuff you're hoping to find under your tree on Ch...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  8. Katie Baker's November Bake Shop

    Katie Baker

    Would you rather see your favorite team hoist the Cup or your home country capture Olympic glory? Plus, questions on wedding etiquette, bullying in sports, and New York FANdom in this month's Bake Shop!

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2013
  9. Is It Time for Canada to Freak Out About Its Olympic Hockey Team ...

    Sean McIndoe

    Canada is generally a fairly calm nation. As long as our beer is cold, our bacon is crisp, and somebody doesn't try to order a breakfast sandwich in the Tim Hortons drive-through and make the entire neighborhood 45 minutes late for work, we're a pret...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  10. Team USA Takes to the Ice (Sorta)

    Katie Baker

    Patrick Kane is only 24 years old, but he's basically approaching middle age. The puckish puckhandler for the Chicago Blackhawks already has two Stanley Cups and a Conn Smythe to his name, giving him a level of experience that very few NHL players sh...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  11. Rembert Explains America: An Unlikely Lollapalooza With Shaun Whi...

    Rembert Browne

    Shaun White is very famous and his band is not. Not yet, anyway. The events leading up to watching the band Bad Things, one-fifth of which is two-time Olympic gold medalist snowboarder/skateboarder Shaun White, reminded me that I have not fully gr...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  12. We Went There: Five Questions From the FIBA Asia Championship, Ph...

    Rafe Bartholomew

    1. Why bother going there? Fair question. The FIBA Asia Championship is a major regional qualifying tournament, held every two years, that determines who gets to represent Asia in competitions like the Olympics and the Basketball World Cup. (FIBA ...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  13. Gay rights and the Sochi boycott movement

    Dave Zirin

    Russia's crackdown on gay rights and the increasingly loud calls to skip the Winter Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  14. In Case You Were Wondering, Spain Is Definitely Not Over

    Michael Bertin

    Can you win a national anthem? Brazil might have done that before the Confederations Cup final. Although, from the crowd noise, it'd be difficult to pinpoint where the anthem stopped and the game began. It was only 90 seconds until Fred scored and...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  15. On WWE's troll army and how the McMahon family keeps you interest...

    The Masked Man

    How the McMahon family keeps you interested by pissing you off.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2013
  16. A Vision for 2020: Baseball vs. the IOC

    Michael Baumann

    The Olympics are awesome, but they're run by a bunch of sanctimonious old men, who are so reactionary and so out of touch as to make Donald Trump look like ... I dunno, whoever the kids think is hip and with it nowadays. Which make the Olympics ra...

    Blog | May 30, 2013