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  1. Let Them Eat Money: MLB Salary Dumping, the Precursor to the Prol...

    Michael Baumann

    Thursday is baseball's non-waiver trade deadline, and I couldn't be happier, because it means we can all stop talking about "eating salary." One of the big draws of sports fandom is the civic unity and shared identity...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  2. The Designated Player: The Roller Derby Defenses of MLS

    Graham Parker

    A couple of weeks ago I described New York's breakout win over Houston Dynamo, with the caveat that the Red Bulls defense appeared to be built on roller skates. Fast forward to last weekend and it's ROLLER DERBY! EVERYWHERE! For anyone o...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  3. Jack in the Box

    Andy Greenwald

    It was the clock that started it. As detailed in Alan Sepinwall's exhaustive The Revolution Was Televised, the defining network drama series of the '00s didn't begin with the grim visage of Jack Bauer or the brutal depiction of to...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  4. 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
  5. The Designated Player: The MLS Playoffs So Far ...

    Graham Parker

    So after a frantic week, the playoffs are nearly done. From 10 hopeful teams we're suddenly down to four, and among the teams out of the running, there are a whole heap of autopsies already under way — especially in New York, L.A., and Seattle....

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  6. Wait for It: Norway's Slow TV Revolution

    Tess Lynch

    Last Friday in Norway, 1.3 million people watched strangers knit on television. For four hours they tuned in as people talked about knitting, and then they stuck around for eight and a half extra hours of actual knitting. I'm serious. National Kni...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  7. 29-Day NBA Warning: Remixing the Raptors With All-Star Weekend an...

    Andrew Sharp

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days until the start of the NBA season? Well, you're in luck! The Triangle is counting down the days for all of us. Under 30 days till the NBA! We're so close! But before we get there, let's tal...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  8. Bill & Ted 3: The Dark Is Rising

    John Lopez

    Have you ever found yourself lounging around in your Johnny Utah commemorative T-shirt, ordering the Blu-ray special edition of A Walk in the Clouds while listening to "Neodammerung" from The Matrix Revolutions official soundtrack and wondering Why i...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  9. Sabermetrician Mike Gimbel, the Moneyball revolution's forgotten ...

    Hua Hsu

    In search of Mike Gimbel, the Moneyball revolution's forgotten man.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2013
  10. Video on Demand Report: Don't Let the Nice Weather and a Slow Wee...

    Tara Ariano

    The Headliner Dark Skies For a person of a certain disposition (hi), the arrival of summer can feel like it comes with a lot of pressure to ... like, do things? Outside? Look, I didn't become a pop culture writer with a focus on TV because I ...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  11. Bill Barnwell on the vanishing value of the veteran quarterback

    Bill Barnwell

    How young QBs and their cheap contracts make veterans like Philip Rivers look expendable.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  12. Chip Kelly Bans Tacos, Has Your Stepdad's Music Taste

    Chris Ryan

    Chip Kelly has been busy revolutionizing the Philadelphia Eagles. I think it was Lenin who said all revolutions have casualties. The first casualty in Chip Kelly's revolution was Mexican cuisine. Kelly banned "Taco Tuesdays," a staple of the Andy Rei...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  13. Looking at Record Store Day and the 10-year anniversary of iTunes...

    Steven Hyden

    Was iTunes just a stopgap in the music-consumption revolution?

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2013
  14. The Elysium Trailer: The Space/Class-Warfare Revolution Will Be T...

    Amos Barshad

    Four years ago, director Neill Blomkamp, then not yet 30, came out of nowhere (well, technically, "came out of South Africa") to drop District 9, a modestly budgeted sci-fi flick that somehow managed to be simultaneously sharp and funny and super sad...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  15. Revolution, Episode 112, the One-Image Recap: All Hail Governor A...

    Mark Lisanti

    OK, har har, in Revolution's intermittently power-deficient dystopia, an Affleck — presumably Ben, but don't discount Casey, he's always been the stealth-Affleck — is the governor of whatever California's become after it's been robbed of ...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  16. Revolution, Episode 111, the One-Image Recap: Helicopters and Roc...

    Mark Lisanti

    When we last left our ragtag gang of scrappy, sometimes-electricity-free Revolutionaries, lo these many hiatus-months ago, the helicopters were coming. And now they have arrived. "But hey," you might ask, "don't helicopters need power to whirlybird i...

    Blog | March 26, 2013