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Horse racing, as a sport, is written about mostly as a thing that's dying. Which is a shame, because that ignores how alive and strange it is, even now.

Worship at the Adam Vinatieri statue. Embrace some narratives. Consider the bigger picture and marvel at Greg Schiano possibly keeping his job. Pick some football games. You know how this works.

Last week, the dysfunction of the Seattle Mariners' front office was laid out before the public. The question for fans is: who, or what, are they rooting for?

At times, Jozy Altidore both looks like and is the most electrifying American soccer player in recent memory. At other times, during his peripatetic and mostly unhappy pro career in Europe, he really doesn't. The fun, and the emotion, comes from watching him figure it out.

This is the third of our three-part celebration of the late podcast, The Basketball Jones, which is now an awesome new show on NBATV called The Starters. Today, we'll discuss the legacy of  the group, the roles each member plays, and what TBJ represents to an entire generation of journalists. 

The trials and tribulations of the girl who would be quarterback, and who is also Helen Hunt, in a well-meaning and very Reagan-era film that's actually better than it sounds. Somewhat.

This is the second of our three-part celebration of the late podcast, The Basketball Jones, which is now an awesome new show on NBATV called The Starters. Today, we take a look at what they did to get to where they are, how they did what they did, and why they did it. Or something like that. More importantly: a game of HORSE involving bolo ties and a remake of the greatest television show theme in history. 

This is the first of our three-part celebration of the late podcast, The Basketball Jones, which is now an awesome new show on NBATV called The Starters. We’ll start today by giving a (relatively) brief history of the show from its inception through the end of the TBJ run, with insight from the guys themselves on the best thing to come out of the Canadian sports media not named Renee Young.

Late nights, strange feelings, general ambivalence, and also, very early in the mornings, a wheelchair-bound, tentatively rapping Drake. If it's strange to watch someone you watched on television grow up to become a star, it's not much stranger than growing up, yourself.

The usual predictions, Josh McCown on pornography, and 16 rule changes to help improve the game, some of which would also guarantee fans delicious pancakes.