Topic: Conversations

September 27, 2013

... because we are after all running out of September, and there isn't an issue yet. It's coming. It will be good. And it will be here soon.

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.

July 31, 2013

The search for new and less upsetting ways to say "wants to trade for" and a frank discussion of abusive batting coaches with DJ Khaled. Also lifetime bans for various people, for various reasons, some having to do with orange juice.

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.

May 16, 2013

The veteran sportswriter Allen Barra made the relationship between two of the greatest and most iconic players of their generation the subject of his new book. But the relationship between Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle was also about the relationships between stars and fans, legend and memory, and everything else.

April 30, 2013

Chris Broussard is famous, and ESPN gives him a large megaphone; Tim Brando is less so. But their shared brand of cheap, not-all-that-righteous righteousness is entirely too dim, lazy and small to mean anything, no matter how easy it is hear their voices.

April 9, 2013

A little over a year after it took over New York and induced a month-long high-five orgy, we're still trying to figure out Linsanity. Robert Silverman and Jim Cavan, two of the authors of the new book "We'll Always Have Linsanity," may not quite have figured it out, but they did enjoy themselves (and learn some stuff) in the process of looking back.

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.

February 15, 2013

For the last nine years, three friends have made painstakingly crafted, fully comprehensive rap songs dedicated to the NBA All-Star Game and its participants. Is it impolite to ask why and how they keep doing this?

December 20, 2012

In the final installment, the three men behind Fire Joe Morgan contemplate their complicated relationship with Derek Jeter, a failed attempt to write a book, and the legacy of one of the most influential sports blogs in history.