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  1. NHL All-Star Wrap-up: 25 Reasons to Love the Game

    Sean McIndoe

    I'm not a huge fan of NHL All-Star Weekend. You probably got that impression from last week's post, in which I spent roughly 3,000 words listing some of the event's biggest problems. Let's just say that was the...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  2. The Kid Love Left Behind: Andrew Wiggins Gives Minnesota a New Ho...

    Kirk Goldsberry

    In about two weeks, the NBA will host the "Rising Stars Challenge" as part of All-Star Weekend festivities in New York. The contest features the league's best rookies alongside its best second-year players. Given the tremendous hy...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  3. Mark Titus’s Triangle NCAA All-Stars: Unique Jersey Numbers...

    Mark Titus

    I'm fascinated with jersey numbers and the stories behind them. Some guys get assigned a jersey number in their first rec league and ride it out for their entire lives. Others (most notably Dennis Rodman and Metta World Peace) seem to chang...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
  4. NHL Grab Bag: The World Cup of Young Guns

    Sean McIndoe

    Welcome to a weekly grab bag of thoughts and observations from the past few days and/or decades of NHL hockey. Recognizing the three NHL personalities from around the league who produced the most comedic fodder for fans. The third star: These t...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
  5. Buy Stock: Oscar Isaac’s Richly Deserved and Stupidly Delay...

    Steven Hyden

    Oscar Isaac is a great actor, a fine musician, a magnetically charismatic screen presence, and a supernaturally handsome man. What he is not is a movie star, though I suspect that will change very soon: Later this year he's set to appear as...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  6. The Apathy and Absurdity of the NHL All-Star Game

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL kicks off its annual (usually) All-Star Weekend tomorrow, as the league's best players (sort of) head to Columbus for three days of events that will show off the best the sport has to offer (not really). But while Saturday&rs...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  7. And the Oscar for Crying on the Phone Goes to Sienna Miller

    Kevin Lincoln

    In two Oscar-nominated PRESTIGE(TM) films released this year, Sienna Miller - star of British gangster opus Layer Cake, tabloid-dissected ex of Jude Law, and, prior to 2014, a leading candidate for the "Huh, I Wonder W...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  8. Messrs. Brightside: The Superstar Promise of Tottenham’s Ha...

    Mike L. Goodman

    What happens when you combine an expensively average roster with two budding stars and an outstanding goalkeeper? You get a midtable team that lurks around -- but never particularly challenges for -- the Champions League places. In...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  9. NHL Weekend: The Defense Rests

    Sean McIndoe

    A look back at the biggest games and emerging story lines of the NHL weekend. The midseason mark typically presents an opportunity to start narrowing down the various awards races, picking out the front-runners and shrinking the fields down to a h...

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  10. Mark Titus’s Triangle NCAA All-Stars: Most Underwhelming

    Mark Titus

    We're restarting the Triangle All-Star machine for the rest of the college basketball season, and you're lucky enough to be here for this year's first installment. I'm choosing to start things off on a down not...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  11. NHL Grab Bag: No One Gets Snubbed Here

    Sean McIndoe

    Welcome to a weekly grab bag of thoughts and observations from the past few days and/or decades of NHL hockey. Recognizing the three NHL personalities from around the league who produced the most comedic fodder for fans. The third star: This g...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  12. The NHL’s History of Ridiculous All-Stars

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL All-Star rosters were announced on Saturday, and everyone is mad because that's the whole point. Some guys were undeserving, several more were snubbed, and at the end of the day none of it really mattered because All-Star games a...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  13. NHL Weekend: Turning Over a New Leaf

    Sean McIndoe

    A look back at the biggest games and emerging story lines of the NHL weekend. We saw our fourth coaching casualty of the year last week, and it was the one everyone had been expecting for seven months. The Maple Leafs finally fired Randy Carlyle,...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  14. The NFL Swing Men: Eight Guys Who Could Decide the Divisional Rou...

    Robert Mays

    You know Tom Brady, Dez Bryant, Richard Sherman, and all the marquee stars of the teams left in the playoffs. But whether it's because of an individual's unique importance to a particular scheme or a weak point the opposition will look...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  15. NHL Grab Bag: Hail the Spengler Cup!

    Sean McIndoe

    Welcome to a weekly grab bag of thoughts and observations from the past few days and/or decades of NHL hockey. Recognizing the three NHL personalities from around the league who produced the most comedic fodder for fans. The third star: Th...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  16. NHL Preseason Predictions Check-in

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL season hits the midway point this week, with most teams crossing the 41-game mark. The season's first half has provided the usual mix of predictable outcomes, mild surprises, and outright shockers. I wrote a series of season prev...

    Blog | January 08, 2015