Topic: Classical Endorsements

April 27, 2015

Raymond Lewis was a legendarily nasty high school scorer and college standout in Los Angeles, and a first round NBA Draft pick. How and why he didn't have the career he should have—and didn't play a single minute in the NBA—is the story of a new documentary about Lewis' life and legend.

December 19, 2013

If you read The Classical, you probably know about the FreeDarko books. If you know about the FreeDarko books, you definitely know about the impossibly great artwork in those two volumes. Jacob Weinstein, the genius responsible for said art, now has a web store where you can buy high-quality prints.

September 30, 2013

Another week, another installment of the streaming football podcast-y thing that is decidedly not hosted by Ron Jaworski, Jon Gruden and Mike Tirico.

September 23, 2013

Here, in podcast form, is Footballz.org, a healthy, live-streaming audio alternative to listening to ESPN's broadcasters talk during Monday Night Football.

September 17, 2013

An excerpt from Matthew Callan's new novel "Hang A Crooked Number," which is surely the best book about baseball and a secretive spy organization knwn as the Moe Berg Society that a Classical contributor has written so far this year.

September 11, 2013

The Negro League is a part of baseball history that's complicated, contextually bleak, and glorious in its own way. So, yeah: pretty deserving of some t-shirts, seems like.

May 28, 2013

After 14 months of contemplation and reflection, the mind behind Capybaras That Look Like Rafael Nadal is back with another sports-y animal-comparison Tumblr. It will change your mind, and possibly change the world, and is eminently worth talking about.

April 19, 2013

In The Paint, an exhibition of basketball art produced by a lively, supportive community of artists, was supposed to open in Cambridge on Friday. With the city locked down and in fear, that's currently in doubt. But whenever it opens, In The Paint will be a good thing, and a reminder of some other good things in turn.

April 8, 2013

Michael Brendan Dougherty has written about politics for a long time. Long enough that he's now decided he'd rather get up at 4am every day to write about baseball.