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  1. About Last Night: Opening Up

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy giving one final baseball stadium curtain call to the Captain of Captains, Tracy McGrady, here are the top five stories you missed in sports on Thursday: Rory McIlroy opened up a one-stroke lead at the British Open at the Roy...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  2. About Last Weekend: Get Off My Lawn

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy shooting off fireworks to celebrate the start of the Tour de France, here are the top stories you missed in sports this weekend: Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title, outlasting Roger Federer for a thrilling 6-7 (7),...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  3. Tour de France Recap: How Did It Compare to American Sports?

    Carles

    When I watch the Tour de France, most of my bros ask me, "What the hell are you even watching?" It's hard to explain the nuances of cycling and the beauty of the Tour de France, the best race in the sport, without using the ceremonial language that w...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  4. About Last Weekend: Phil Er Up

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy mournfully firing off one last bottle rocket, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: Phil Mickelson fired a final-round 66 to surge up a star-studded leaderboard and secure his first British Open championship, winni...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  5. About Last Night: Tales From the Fescue

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out getting those last rays of sunshine before sports finally come back and you never have to go outside again, here's what you missed in "sports" on Thursday: In a sporting event that, unlike everything else that has happened i...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  6. About Last Night: Hey! Something Happened!

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy searching for any actual sports to watch lest you have to spend time with your friends or loved ones, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: We're going to be digging deep today here at About Last Night as we look t...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  7. Your Annual Reminder: The Tour de France Is Awesome

    Shane Ryan

    Last summer, I wrote about cycling for the first — and, until today, only — time. I'd turned to the Tour de France almost by accident and been lured in by a sport I had assumed would be an incredible bore. The reasons why it grabbed and h...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  8. About Last Night: Dodgers Pull Even

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out watching the extended cut of Inception where the top spins for two years before finally falling, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Hanley Ramirez remained red hot, going 3-for-6 including a tie-breaking 14th-inn...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  9. The End of Lance Armstrong and the Glorious Future of Cycling

    Carles

    Lance Armstrong was my gateway into the world of professional cycling. After watching a few World Cups and developing a love of international sports that take place in "non-prime-time," "non-American" hours, cycling emerged as the most worthwhile. Pl...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  10. About Last Night: The Critic's Corner

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Good morning. In today's installment of About Last Night, we're lucky enough to have renowned sports comedy critic Fenwick Vaughnagan on hand to analyze ...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  11. About Last Night: Lance Takes His Bike, Goes Home

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency will ban Lance Armstrong for life and strip him of his seven Tour de France titles after Armstrong elected to stop fighting ...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  12. About Last Weekend: Not-So-Great Scott

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. Adam Scott bogeyed the last four holes in an epic major collapse, and Ernie Els sunk a birdie putt on 18 to win the British Open by a single stroke....

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  13. About Last Night: Blake's Un-Cheerio Day

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Blake Griffin tore his meniscus at a Team USA scrimmage and will miss the Olympic Games in London. Which is particularly sad when you consider that, asid...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  14. Breaking News: The Tour de France Is Awesome

    Shane Ryan

    I just spent three straight hours watching a bike race, and it wasn't done at gunpoint or as part of some blogger's gimmick. Hey, I'm a football-loving American and I'm going to write about how confusing and hilarious it is to watch a bike race! No. ...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  15. About Last Night: A Royal Slugfest

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Prince Fielder hit a record-tying 12 final-round home runs to win his second Home Run Derby and join Ken Griffey Jr. as the only player with multiple title...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  16. About Last Night: A Gigantic Homecoming

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. The New York Giants arrived home yesterday, and were greeted by 200 raucous fans at their practice facility. Oddly enough, one of the wildest fans was a hea...

    Blog | February 07, 2012