Topic: Internal Affairs

April 7, 2014

The triumphant return of America's most infrequently published Sporps Periodical. This issue is about losing, in all the various ways we feel and do it, and the weird ways we sort of love it.

March 17, 2014

For a record (for this site) third straight year, Classical Bracket Achievers is back. Let us take this Pitino-haunted journey together, friends.

March 14, 2014

Get to know what is possibly the first tweet to challenge for a Best American Sporpswriting award.

February 17, 2014

Two friends of The Classical have joined up with a very promising and mildly revolutionary new online publishing concern. If you care about reading good things written by good writers, you will probably be interested in why.

February 12, 2014

The new issue of The Classical Magazine features some new contributors, some recognizable names, and a collection of art and essays that are mostly about books, but always about sporps. Don't stop. Get it, get it.

January 22, 2014

Alex Wong is a sportswriter in Canada who has written at The Classical and elsewhere. He also has a new book out full of art and words, and we talked about that.

December 24, 2013

As we downshift into Energy Saver Mode over the holidays, we're going to re-run some of our (and your) favorite pieces from 2013. Help us figure out what those pieces will be, if you like, and have a really good rest of your year.

December 18, 2013

The new issue of The Classical Magazine is here. It's about video games, and finding ways of being happier. Also Michael Jordan dunks on a mad scientist and football players play wildly through the whistle and various things happen after the apocalypse. Things like that.

November 27, 2013

This is the time of year to be doing things like feeling grateful. It is also, not coincidentally, just about our second birthday. Thanks for all that.

November 4, 2013

Holly Wendt wrote about Semyon Varlamov in the most recent issue of The Classical Magazine. Shortly after the issue came out, Varlamov was charged with some very ugly crimes. Stories seldom stay still long enough for us to know how to feel about them, let alone tell them right. Reprinted from Holly's blog.