The Clog

Pujols was the mega-prize of basbeall's offseason, its climax; Battier is the most notable NBA free agent to be linked to a new team, signaling that this frantic period of player movement has begun.

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Ron Artest has been Metta World Peace... well, since before the universe existed, really. But it has been official in the eyes of Los Angeles County since September. Today, it belatedly became official on NBA.com, as well.

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In 2005, Houston rapper Paul Wall recorded a tribute to the World Series-bound Astros. In 2011, most of the players he shouts out are pretty seriously out of baseball. But Wall's ode to rhetorical questions, elaborately prolonged Houstonian pronunciation, and Brad Ausmus still bumps, in its way.

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Columbia Journalism Review has asked me to blog about these first few weeks as part of its Launch Pad series. Today, the current state of the site.

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The first in a running series on the Premier League's most bizarre figure. In this installment, Mario scores a goal with his shoulder on purpose.

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Kentucky, North Carolina, and the joys of watching gangly young folk alternate between transcendence and being gangly young folk.

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#MULTIPLE#

In which two people who did not watch VH1's Baseball Wives discuss VH1's Baseball Wives.

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College football programs and the schools who support them (or vice-versa), have engaged in ludicrous Heisman campaigns for more than a decade. As far as I know, though, Stanford head coach David Shaw is the first person to create a 30-minute PowerPoint presentation and display it at his weekly press conference to unsuspecting media.

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