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  • Even on a driving range, golf is a struggle. Not against an opponent, or even a course, but against the cruelties and insidious doubt that are unique to the sport. That's, uh, the fun of it.

  • For years, the Washington Wizards have followed a very specific, low-trajectory narrative arc. Their shorthanded win in Game 3, even if it is their last win of the season, is memorable specifically because it suggests that a different story is possible.

  • February 26, 2015
    The Expectations Game

    Everyone knows what Sam Hinkie's gambit is with the Philadelphia 76ers. No one knows if it's working, or ever will. That's the sour and hilarious genius of it.

  • December 8, 2014
    The World To Come

    An elegy for a baseball man who wasn't, a bad man who was, and the better world that chases him away.