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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
In the second installment of a three-part conversation, the Fire Joe Morgan brain trust discusses baseball statistical revolution, hearing back from their targets, and the very special mind of John Kruk.
Fire Joe Morgan was one of baseball's angriest, best, smartest and best-loved blogs. That was never the idea. In this three-part conversation, its three co-creators discuss how FJM happened, what it was, and why they hate David Eckstein so much.
Stymie started with a simple, good idea from founding editor Eric Smetana: smart sports storytelling in a variety of different styles. From that good idea has come a consistently good literary magazine focused on exploring sports through the lenses of fiction and poetry.