While Bronson Arroyo's "Covering the Bases" retrospective rock album is seemingly just a collection of dude rock anthems, what this presupposes is: What if it isn't?

There's more to the 100% real and actually existing quarterback prospect Tyler Crisps than Texas. But to understand him, Texas is a good place to start.

In which Frank Cotton, sybaritic criminal victim of the Cenobites in "Hellraiser," finally gets his shot at a NBA coaching job.

Alex Siquig

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Our latest ranking finds our heroes each playing prominent roles in the postseason, but only one of them fully in character. Also there's a lot of stuff about cats and cat-ownership in here.

It can be easy to forget that NBA players are also fans, in all the irrational, overexuberant, delirious, and human ways that can be defined. In the playoffs, that's unmistakable.

The 90s Knicks were ugly and flawed, even as they were great. For some families, that was worth holding onto.

Ben Johnson

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From the non-fictional Zeke Randolph to dapper Detective Maurice Cole to Mason "Mason Plumlee" Plumlee, we offer this complete run-down of fictitious (and non-fictitious) NBA siblings.

A conversation between two graphic designers about the joys, challenges, and weirdnesses of creating a mascot from scratch.

The absence of Canadian teams in this year's NHL field is good for a punchline, although it's already worn out from overuse. But that's about all it means.

Sam Hinkie might well have been a visionary. He was definitely an ideologue. He was also terrible at his job, which is why he doesn't have it anymore. It doesn't need to be more complicated than that.