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  1. Thunder forward Serge Ibaka's incredible journey from the Congo t...

    Kirk Goldsberry

    The Thunder forward's incredible journey from the Congo to the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2014
  2. Damian Lillard Is in the Zone and He Can Hear Jimi

    Chris Ryan

    I went into the Cleveland-Portland game thinking nothing could be more entertaining than the pregame rumors that Dion Waiters wanted to be traded to the Sixers because, and I quote Bleacher Report quoting an unnamed source here, "he thinks he'd be th...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  3. They're Making a Gilligan's Island Movie Starring Josh Gad

    Zach Dionne

    Josh Gad got his big break with The Book of Mormon, then went on to cocreate and star in 1600 Penn, which could have charitably been called excrement. Now, feet planted firmly back in the What's This Guy Got? zone, Gad will help Warner Bros. take Gil...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  4. About Last Weekend: Charles vs. Everyone

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy accidentally watching the Green Zone Channel, which only shows the 2010 film Green Zone starring Matt Damon, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: Jamaal Charles scored five touchdowns as the Kansas City Chiefs cli...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  5. Zone entry and the NHL

    Sean McIndoe

    Is one of the most familiar scenes in hockey — the puck crossing the blue line — also one of the most important?

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  6. Marcus Smart returns to Oklahoma State

    Brian Phillips

    Does Marcus Smart's decision to stay at Oklahoma State this season mean he's more of an adult than you realize?

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  7. A 100 Percent Spoiler-Free Guide to Why You Should Watch Black Mi...

    Emily Yoshida

    I have given myself the unenviable task of encouraging you to watch the U.K. series Black Mirror, which makes its long-awaited legal-platform debut on DirecTV's Audience network. (If you don't have DirecTV and are interested in watching it, I'm sure ...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  8. Bill Barnwell on the read-option scheme

    Bill Barnwell

    We check in with the oft-maligned scheme to see where it has been and where it might be going a year after it took the league by storm.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  9. Chasing Maverick: Archer Does Top Gun

    Mark Lisanti

    Everything you need to know about the incredible attention to detail in this Archer makeover of Kenny Loggins's "Danger Zone (Love Theme to Top Gun*)" is contained in the fleeting moment at 1:11, when Sterling/Maverick short-arms Cyril/Goose's dog ta...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  10. Tuesday Night Lights: The Earth Rumble That Wasn't

    Shea Serrano

    For what seems like the last billion years, every team that has wanted to win a football championship in our school zone has had to stand across the line of scrimmage from the overpowering, overwhelming School F. and yank it from their hands. It is a...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  11. Tuesday Night Lights: A Fistful of Fire Ants

    Shea Serrano

    I was under the impression we were to play School F. this week. I was wrong. I'd transposed the names on the game schedule. We actually played School K., the only other school in our zone that challenges for the championship every year. They are a pa...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  12. Biting the Hot Hand: Basketball's Enduring Streakiness Debate Rag...

    Zach Lowe

    The "hot hand" has been mostly dead for the last half-decade — the province of irrational believers in "the zone" and "clutch hitting" and other amorphous concepts that haven't withstood killjoy statistical analysis. Almost every search for the...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  13. The case for the 40-minute NBA game

    Zach Lowe

    Why cutting game length could be the best thing for the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2013
  14. The U.S. Open and Roger Federer's legacy

    Brian Phillips

    Watching Roger Federer lose, debating his future, and more from the U.S. Open.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  15. Afternoon Links: Walter White Pushes Preparation H in This Vintag...

    Tess Lynch

    When I was auditioning for commercials, I once saw a poster that reminded the actors of how lucky they were to be there. I can't remember the specifics of the math on this poster, but it outlined your odds of being called in for the role, and then yo...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  16. Who Is Left in the NHL Free-Agent Pool?

    Sean McIndoe

    August is the dead zone of the NHL offseason. After the excitement of the playoffs, followed immediately by the draft, free agency, and a handful of major trades, August shows up and ruins everything. You suck, August. Although we sometimes do see...

    Blog | August 19, 2013