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With three Stanley Cups in six seasons, the Chicago Blackhawks have been impossible to ignore. But a kid in Chicago thirty years ago didn't necessarily have a direct route to hockey fandom.

An examination of what it means to love something incapable of loving you back.

A Barcelona fan examines his nostalgia-soaked relationship with a TV show about the goings on in La Masia, the greatest youth academy in the world.

For 15 years, the Camden Riversharks played a weird and not especially wonderful brand of minor league baseball in one of America's most troubled cities. This is what the end of that looks like.

Clutch, as a concept, is a slippery and subjective ideal under the best of circumstances. College football is not the best of circumstances. But there are still some answers to find, here, if we look hard enough.

The NBA preseason is mostly meaningless, and not even all that much like actual NBA basketball. But if you love the latter, there's still something there to find in the former.

 A compendium of takes inspired by Wallace Stevens’ poem

Alex Siquig

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The Minutemen wrote a great many short, pointed, perfect songs. Embedded deep within them is the story of each NBA team in this coming NBA season. 

There are still a great many things wrong with the New York Mets. Perhaps the greatest achievement of the Mets magical last few months was making that all go away.

There were a great many baseball movies made between Field Of Dreams and Moneyball. Most were not great. The Edward James Olmos vehicle Talent For The Game isn't, either, but it has its moments of both near-greatness and endearing weirdness.