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  1. The overhaul of the Toronto Raptors

    Zach Lowe

    A rare look inside the long, complex process of building a contender. Plus, 10 things to like (and not like) in the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2013
  2. The NFL All-Bargain Team

    Bill Barnwell

    It's not very easy for an NFL team to find a bargain in free agency. The vast majority of players who would be considered bargains on NFL rosters are guys who are still on their rookie deals, players whose salaries are artificially capped by the CBA....

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  3. Adam Sandler Was the Most Overpaid Actor of 2013, Sort of, If You...

    Zach Dionne

    Forbes gives celebrities numerous annual opportunities to stunt on the Jumbotron that is the Internet. The Most Overpaid Actors list is not one of these opportunities. This year's winner/loser is Adam Sandler, who Forbes says is "one of the few actor...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  4. The Growing Legend of Lance Stephenson

    Zach Lowe

    The Pacers are destroying the league behind a terrifying defense and two max-salary franchise cornerstones, proving, rather emphatically, that the crucial improvements they flashed in last year's playoffs were real — and indicative of more to c...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  5. Jurassic World May Enlist Chris Pratt

    Zach Dionne

    The long-developing Jurassic Park sequel/potential franchise rejuvenator now known as Jurassic World recently cast Josh Brolin, which wasn't overly exciting to this particular Jurassic fanatic. Now Brolin is out (scheduling and salary problems; see y...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  6. Bill Barnwell on Jerry Jones and the Cowboys

    Bill Barnwell

    The Cowboys' practice of bad drafts and worse contracts is leading them down a path to salary-cap catastrophe.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  7. Derrick Williams, Jimmer Fredette, and more of the NBA's make-or-...

    Zach Lowe

    The NBA's collective bargaining agreement creates a challenge for teams unsure of their young players — which means these six high-profile guys may be entering their make-or-break season.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2013
  8. Caron Butler and the Evolving Identity of the Salary Dump

    Zach Lowe

    The freaking Bucks, man. Right when you think the NBA's wheeling-est, dealing-est candidate for the no. 8 playoff spot has left you alone to write about something fun — like perhaps this ode to Action Park, one of the half-dozen most important ...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  9. Al Jefferson, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, and the Charlotte Bobcats' ...

    Zach Lowe

    Why the Bobcats aren't tanking and still think they can win in the long run.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2013
  10. How the Lakers' Salary-Cap Reality Makes the LeBron-Carmelo Summe...

    Jared Dubin

    The 2013 free-agency signing period isn't even over yet, but already the basketball world can barely wait for the summer of 2014, when LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and Carmelo Anthony can all become free agents. Adding fuel to the fire is t...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  11. How Did Chicago Win the Stanley Cup?

    Sean McIndoe

    You see, Chicago, this is not the way it's supposed to work. Not in the salary-cap era, at least. We lost an entire season to get this system, and then we lost another half-season to ... well, nobody's quite sure, but to tweak it, we guess. Thi...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  12. The 2013 NBA free-agency primer

    Zach Lowe

    On the eve of the silly season, here are the teams, players, and salaries to keep an eye on.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  13. Jonah Keri ranks the MLB teams

    Jonah Keri

    With the Yankees paying about half his salary, A.J. Burnett has become an ace for the Pirates. Excuse us, the first-place Pirates.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2013
  14. The Sticker Shock of Wainwright's New Deal Is MLB's New Normal

    Jonah Keri

    The Cardinals agreed to terms with Adam Wainwright this week on a five-year, $97.5 million deal, the latest reminder that baseball is swimming in cash, and that salaries will continue to soar. Let's start with this: Wainwright is a very good pitch...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  15. The Designated Player vs. MLS Rivalry Week

    Graham Parker

    Never let it be said that the Designated Player backs down from a fight. Whether it's demanding that The European cuts a few of the makeweights to bump my salary up to a living (large) wage, or calling out my rookie left back on Twitter ("@genericclo...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  16. Bill Barnwell on the changes in the NFL's free agent landscape

    Bill Barnwell

    With salaries growing faster than the salary cap, NFL teams can sit back and wait for the bargains.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2013