In which Michael Keaton repeatedly touches the lives of Maria Conchita Alonso and her son, Samir from Office Space, with the power of forgiveness, temporary employment, and hockey.

On October 17, 2009, Connecticut cornerback Jasper Howard was murdered at his Homecoming Dance. What happened after defined a coach and a team.

Unfiltered and free to speak his mind at last, The Captain takes up a new cause online. Please learn the facts about cats, before it's too late.

He's no longer the biggest deal in Cleveland, or even second or third. But Dion Waiters still matters to the rising super-team in Cleveland, and he always keeps things interesting. How much of a compliment that winds up being remains to be seen.

A frank conversation and in-depth appreciation of what is definitely the dumbest and probably the greatest voice in NFL Media.

Multi-platform mogul. Basketball player. Cultural ambassador. Extremely strange human. Stephon Marbury is all those things, but first and foremost he is an artist -- one of the most revolutionary theater artists of our time.

On a college football Saturday full of upsets and boldface match-ups, Oregon State at Colorado barely rated. For those in the stands in Boulder, though, that didn't matter at all.

A baseball game can be a safe and almost sacred space, and the sort of gift any parent would want to give a child. But the world is not a ballpark, and kids are kids.

In which a football team fires bazookas in an inexpensive-seeming foreign country, because Ernest Borgnine's ghost told them to. This does not please ethnically ambiguous despot Henry Silva any more than you think it might. Spoiler alert?

David Roth

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Bud Selig's goofy miniature playoffs, Ned Yost's refusal to take the very important medicine prescribed to him, and the search for fun in the last days of 2014. Also Adam Dunn experiments with edibles.