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  1. Gregg Williams Has Made a Very Interesting Facial-Hair Decision

    Chris Ryan

    So what do you do when you are a disgraced major character from the Bountygate saga, best known for coining the phrase "kill the head and the body will die," and testifying against the guys who played for you and the coaches who worked with you? Obvi...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  2. Picture James Harden and Kevin Durant Rolling

    Chris Ryan

    No. Literally. It's a picture of them rolling. Okay, not literally. This is more the moment before the rolling. This is another Team USA production of a film by Deron Williams (a.k.a. the Annie Leibovitz of the United States Men's Basketball Team). ...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  3. This Needs to Be the Official Team USA Portrait

    Chris Ryan

    Oh, what's up, Expendables? This is a still from Wednesday night's ESPYS broadcast. One by one, shall we? Kobe. Like, did all those guys say, "We're all gonna wear sunglasses. Wear your sunglasses, man"? And then they took them off at the last sec...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  4. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Chris Ryan

    1. Claude Giroux: All Claude Everything I am obligated by William Penn blood oath to award any Philly athlete the top spot in Rankonia, but Sarah Larimer really makes a compelling case for the Flyers forward: "Katie Baker is right. It is pretty much...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  5. Lords of Tankonia: Jerome Dyson's Night at the Stripe

    Chris Ryan

    I feel like I would get along with New Orleans coach Monty Williams. For one thing, he had a sense of humor when he got pegged with a peanut during a Hornets game against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center in March. Another reason? I once saw...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  6. Why Was Gregg Williams Quoting Memoirs of a Geisha?

    Chris Ryan

    You know what's crazy about the audio of Gregg Williams's pregame speech that was released to the media today? Everything. It's pretty crazy. You know what is funny about it, though? For all the "kill the head and the body will die," Brando at the en...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  7. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Chris Ryan

    1. Rick Barry Angry Face Dan Fierman was first to nominate this meme-worthy facial expression, then Bill Barnwell jumped in with this explanation: "I'm nominating Rick Barry for his role in trying to calm down the Warriors crowd during the Chris Mul...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  8. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Chris Ryan

    1. Clint Dempsey, Forza Nacogdoches He kicks in your voice, American! Brian Phillips nominates the USMNT/Fulham titan. I second that nomination. And you third it. Dempsey scored the match-winning goal against Italy in Genoa last week, giving the nat...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  9. The Shootaround: NBA News, Notes, and Marvin's Room

    Chris Ryan

    Whisper While You Work Imagine if every year, your workplace went through layoffs and employee reviews the week before and after Christmas. That light at the end of the tunnel is in touching distance, it's all gift wrap and roasting chestnuts and ho...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  10. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Chris Ryan

    1. Deron Williams, A Chip on His Shoulder the Size of the Ritz Nominated by David Jacoby for "trying to launch Williamsanity at MSG." Williams scored 38 for the Nets in their victory over their cross-river rivals, the Knicks. He did so with a gleam ...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  11. The NBA's Seasonal Affective Disorder

    Chris Ryan

    It gets dark at 3:30 p.m., it's either raining, or freezing, and sometimes it's doing both. Every day looks the same because every day looks like you just stepped out of your house and walked into The Road. It's seasonal affective disorder. And it's ...

    Blog | February 21, 2012
  12. The Shootaround: NBA News, Notes, and LeBron James Ruins Everythi...

    Chris Ryan

    Haters Wish LeBron James is not the Incredible Hulk or Tupac. He does not thrive on hate. He is not fueled by rage. I don't think he's fueled by love, either. He plays basketball like an Apache helicopter and bites his nails. We're not going to know...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  13. Trend Watch: Dunking on Dudes

    Chris Ryan

    On Monday night, Blake Griffin dunked so hard on Kendrick Perkins that the Mayan apocalypse was called off. So emboldened were some NBA players with this new lease on life that they too decided to start dunking on the skulls of their peers, so as to ...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  14. The Shootaround: NBA News, Notes, Quotes and Andray Blatche Leade...

    Chris Ryan

    What happened last night, what's happening tonight, who said what and what you should read. All here in your afternoon NBA Shootaround ... Who Won Last Night? Andrea Bargnani, Toronto Raptors The Sixers racked up their fifth in a row, Josh Smith...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  15. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Chris Ryan

    1. Gregg Popovich, American Exceptionalist Simply for this searing, classically Popovichian statement about whether Ricky Rubio needs to adapt to American culture: "They're more cultured than we are ... Like we're the cultured ones? Are you serious? H...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  16. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Chris Ryan

    1. Christian Watford, Indiana Call this The David Freese Rule. Anytime you actually do something that hundreds of thousands of people dream about doing from a very young age, you go to the top of Rankonia. Down two, clocking running out, playing at ...

    Blog | December 14, 2011