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  1. The Weekend Never Starts Around Here: The MLS Almanac

    Graham Parker

    There's always a game on. A few years back, the Guardian ran a tongue-in-cheek preemptive campaign to "Stop Football" during what, at the time, was quaintly referred to as the offseason. If you follow MLS, the idea of an offseason is j...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  2. We’re Eventually Getting a Little Respite From ‘Spide...

    Zach Dionne

    Sony's original plan was to have an Amazing Spider-Man in theaters every two years. The third one - director Marc Webb's last with the franchise - is still scheduled for May 2016, but the May 20...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  3. Out of the Darkness: How MLS Commissioner Don Garber Took His Lea...

    Graham Parker

    In Part 1 of Graham Parker's interview with MLS Commissioner Don Garber, Garber discussed the fast-transforming culture of MLS ownership and spoke of the effect of some of the "young guns" who have entered the league in...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  4. Commissioner Don Garber on the Young Guns of MLS Ownership

    Graham Parker

    To open an occasional series looking at MLS ownership, Graham Parker sat down with MLS Commissioner Don Garber to talk about the phenomenon he believes is the most important development for the league in recent years: the change from a small...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  5. #HotSportsTakes: Does Andrew Wiggins Want to Get Rich or Get Bett...

    Andrew Sharp

    Every now and then, we will attempt to write the worst sports column on earth. Today: Let's talk about Andrew Wiggins and the choices facing the one-and-done generation. ST. LOUIS -- In a perfect world, we wouldn't be having this conver...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  6. I Am the Crying Kansas Kid: A Requiem for the Short-Lived Andrew ...

    Corban Goble

    So much for well-established media narratives! The results from the NCAA tournament's first weekend saw hope dissolve in a cloud of chalk; Wiggins, Ennis, and Parker are out, Wichita State is 35-1, five teams from the country's st...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  7. ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ Teaser: So Style, Much...

    Zach Dionne

    If you expected anything more from a Sin City sequel teaser than pure sleek pulp and a single gravelly utterance of the subtitle, these nine long years have warped your brain, friend. A Dame to Kill For will be as Robert Rodriguezy...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  8. Understanding the Tony Parker Quenelle Controversy

    Amos Barshad

    Considering the recent rash of a more fun-loving strand of NBA shitshow, I can't really blame you if you've already forgotten all about Tony Parker's recent foray into, and out of, accidental anti-Semitism. But if you're still trying to parse how, ex...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  9. The Designated Player: The Not Top 10 of MLS 2013

    Graham Parker

    If you're not sick of top 10s of the year by this time, you should be. Fun as they are, most sane people find them as appetizing as turkey right now. I'm going to try not to add to the glut and instead, by way of marking the new year, share just a fe...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  10. December Turnaround: Duke Shows a Flash of Greatness

    Shane Ryan

    There have been a lot of Duke teams that reach ACC play either undefeated or with one loss in the nonconference schedule. This year, though, the story has been turned on its head; despite the excellence of Jabari Parker, the best freshman in the nati...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  11. NBA Overnight: The Final Days of Mike Woodson, the Golden Age of ...

    Chris Ryan

    Every once in a while, the NBA throws a randomly awesome night at us and we need to run through the games and savor the flavor. Last night was one such night. Dig in. The Agony of the Knicks, the Ecstasy of the Wiz YEAH. THAT'S JAN VESELY DUN...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  12. About Last Night: Pacers Lose at Home?

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy regretting a decades-old decision to allow your son to play football so long as he was just the punter, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: The Detroit Pistons, fueled by Josh Smith's 30 points on 29 shots, handed t...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  13. The Designated Player: New York City FC's Smart Choice in Jason K...

    Graham Parker

    New York City FC has a lot to get right in a short amount of time, but appointing Jason Kreis as their first head coach is a very good start. Since the team was announced back in May, the MLS expansion side has been under intense scrutiny — ...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  14. The Designated Player: Lessons and Memories From the MLS Cup Fina...

    Graham Parker

    Saturday's MLS Cup final wasn't a game for the ages, though it ended up being a pretty engrossing one and did have its own mythical qualities for future generations. It was the coldest MLS Cup final ever, featured a penalty shootout that went to the ...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  15. Looking Back on Manchester United's Once-in-a-Lifetime Class of '...

    Graham Parker

    Ryan Giggs is gently juggling a football. He looks slight and pale, and is looking down intently at the ball through his floppy fringe. You'd think he was doing so shyly until you see how relaxed his shoulders are. Thousands of people are watching hi...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  16. Sporting Kansas City and Real Salt Lake Bring the Most Interestin...

    Graham Parker

    Earlier this year, after a particularly fractious clash between Sporting Kansas City and Real Salt Lake, I wrote a piece calling this MLS's most interesting rivalry — not the fiercest, not the most historically relevant, but the most interestin...

    Blog | November 25, 2013