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  1. To Roy Halladay, With Gratitude

    Michael Baumann

    Yesterday, free-agent pitcher Roy Halladay announced that he'd sign a one-day contract with the Toronto Blue Jays and never play professional baseball again. It seems so antiseptic to put it that way, but that's what happened. And it's a great los...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  2. About Last Night: Fear da Bears

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy getting a fragment of moose antler removed from your foot ... seriously ... here's what you missed in sports on Monday: Josh McCown threw for four touchdowns and ran for a fifth as the Chicago Bears continued their do...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  3. The BestCoolest Players I've Ever Seen: Pitchers

    Jonah Keri

    This week, Grantland profiled the best player in today's game and also lamented/scrutinized/mourned/HotTake'd one of the greatest players of all time. Any time a discussion of best-sports-anything starts, it has a tendency to get heated. Float a ...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  4. Doc Halladay's A-Game Rides Off Into the Sunset

    Jonah Keri

    For most of us, it happens gradually. You lose a step, start forgetting to file your TPS reports. The attaboys you got when you were young and hungry start to fade. Years and years of erosion, until one day, your boss calls you into his office. You'r...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  5. About Last Night: Nuggets Get Chippy

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy dusting off the old Maypole a few days early so you can really get your Maypole dancing where you want it in time for May Day, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: Denver kept its playoff hopes alive with a chippy 1...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  6. About Last Night: It's All in the Cards

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out demanding that Red Lobster serve you a never-ending pasta bowl, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: In a thrilling conclusion to the NCAA tournament, the Louisville Cardinals beat the Michigan Wolverines, 82-76, to w...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  7. Fantasy Forecast: It's All About the Pitching

    Jonah Keri

    Fantasy baseball ain't what it used to be. Back in the day, you would have maybe one or two people in your league who did any research beyond glancing at last year's Triple Crown stats and buying a couple of magazines. Any knowledge above and beyond ...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  8. About Last Weekend: Lochte Gold, Phelps Phourth

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on over the weekend. In their first duel of the Olympics, Ryan Lochte dominated Michael Phelps to take gold in the 400-meter individual medley. "Sure, Ryan swam well,...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  9. Halladay's Back, But Is There Hope for the Phillies?

    Shane Ryan

    The Good News 1. Roy Halladay returned from a back strain last night to pitch five solid innings in a 3-2 Phillies win over the Dodgers. In only 80 pitches, he managed six strikeouts and seven swinging strikes. His fastball wasn't very lively (he ...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  10. About Last Night: Fin for Lin in NYC

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. It's official. The Knicks announced Tuesday night that they won't match Houston's offer for point guard Jeremy Lin. "I have a feeling if we play hard to g...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  11. Middle Relief: Who Is the Best Pitcher in Baseball?

    Jonah Keri

    Seems like a straightforward question, right? Flip through the stats to find the league leaders. Use your eyes if you're someone who does that well. Turns out it's not that easy. Sifting through all the available stats (basic or advanced) and try...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  12. About Last Night: The Rise of the Bentonite

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. Tony Parker scored 34 points and dished out eight assists as the Spurs remained unbeaten in the postseason, beating the Thunder 120-111 and going up 2-0 ...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  13. About Last Weekend: Can Anyone Beat the Spurs?

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. In the Western Conference Finals, Manu Ginobili's 26 points led the red-hot Spurs to a 101-98 Game 1 win over the Thunder. In the interest of full ...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  14. Game of the Night: Phillies vs. Braves

    Jonah Keri

    Jered Weaver hurled a no-hitter. Ian Desmond and Jason Giambi hit walk-off homers. A.J. Burnett set the record for quickest demolition of an entire fantasy team. Tim Welke made the single worst call in the history of organized sports. Pffft. Brav...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  15. About Last Night: Bobby Says Sorry (Again)

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Bobby Valentine apologized to Kevin Youkilis a day after questioning his physical and emotional commitment to the team. Youkilis sat out with a groin inju...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  16. Diamond Reflections: Who Is the Pitcher King?

    Shane Ryan

    Welcome to Diamond Reflections, a video wrap-up of yesterday's MLB action. In this post, we talk baseball, share a few laughs, and watch some highlights. Our friends at MLB.com don't allow embedding on recaps and highlights, so for now there are just...

    Blog | April 06, 2012