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  1. Three Freedoms

    Wesley Morris

    In mid-August, as racial protests roiled suburban St. Louis, sectarian violence inflamed the Middle East, and Vladimir Putin toyed with the mouse also known as Ukraine, a force of serenity seemed to emanate from South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. A gi...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  2. We Went There: Taney's Little League World Series Adventure ...

    Michael Baumann

    Wednesday morning, I called my dad back in South Jersey and told him I was going to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to see the now-legendary Taney Dragons in person. "That's cool," he said. "Mo'ne Davi...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  3. 25 Thoughts on the 25th Anniversary of the ‘Seinfeld’...

    Andy Greenwald

    1. Seinfeld premiered 25 years ago as The Seinfeld Chronicles. I remember this because I was watching. It was a hot summer and I was at my grandparents' house in northeastern Pennsylvania. Because there was little else to do, I often read TV Gui...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  4. What could make former UPenn star Ibby Jaaber return $300,000 to ...

    Jason Schwartz

    What could make a professional basketball player return a six-figure sum to his team in midseason? Ask former University of Pennsylvania star Ibby Jaaber.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2013
  5. Adrian Peterson Has Surgery, Is Now Guaranteed 4,000-Yard Season

    Robert Mays

    Early this morning, the Minnesota Vikings released a seemingly blas&eacute statement not atypical for this stretch of the NFL calendar. "Adrian Peterson had a surgical procedure done today by Dr. William Meyers, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Mey...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  6. Grading the Top 10 in & FOLK MUSIC!

    Molly Lambert

    1. The Stray Birds, "Dream in Blue" The Stray Birds are three collaborators from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, who released their debut album earlier this year. All three band members — Maya de Vitry, Oliver Craven, and bassist Charles Mue...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  7. Mr. Marlowe, I Presume: The Californication of Olympics Announcin...

    Michael Weinreb

    I spent the majority of the 1980s in a dank basement in central Pennsylvania, waiting out the winter by watching any and every late-night sporting event accessible on cable television. This means I grew up listening to a hell of a lot of Chris Marlow...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  8. Game of the Night: Pirates vs. Phillies

    Jonah Keri

    As we near the halfway point of the baseball season, only someone with Grays Sports Almanac in their back pocket could have foreseen what's happened to Pennsylvania's two major league teams: The Phillies' half-decade run of dominance is on the verge ...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  9. Requiem for a Ween

    Alex Pappademas

    Aaron Freeman, co-founder of the seminally brilliant/annoying Pennsylvania rock duo Ween, announced to Rolling Stone yesterday that he's quitting the band, effectively bringing to a close one of the most improbable quarter-century-long runs in modern...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  10. On CD Projekt's game 'The Witcher 2'

    Tom Bissell

    On The Witcher 2.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2012
  11. AMC Hopes to Hit the Development Lottery Again With Period Footba...

    Amos Barshad

    Here comes The Real All Americans! It's a period piece, it's a football show, it's a racial-strife drama. It sounds very intense. Explains THR: Based on Sally Jenkins' book about the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Rea...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  12. How The Big East Became The Reclamation Conference

    Michael Weinreb

    For the first dozen years of its existence, the Big East was a basketball conference, and yea, it was a glorious thing to behold. At most Northeast schools (outside of Pennsylvania), football was a secondary concern, and the Big East established its ...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  13. Democracy Now: On the Sixers Mascot Elections

    Ben Detrick

    In late November, the new owners of the Philadelphia 76ers announced that Hip-Hop, a doo-rag-wearing rabbit who was the team mascot since 1996, had "relocated to a rural part of Pennsylvania to start a family." We can read between the lines. That's c...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  14. Penn State Scandal: Last Night in Happy Valley

    Chris Ryan

    Here's a timeline and link dump covering all the activity that took place in State College, Pennsylvania, late Wednesday night. We'll update throughout the day if the story continues to develop. At about 10:15 p.m. EST last night, the Penn State B...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  15. Welcome to the White House

    Ethan Trex

    The Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers are visiting the White House on Friday in what's become a standard part of American sports' post-title victory laps. The visit to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW has become so commonplace that fans barely even no...

    Blog | August 12, 2011