The Clog

The Mets may not win a lot of games this year, but they've already won a few in dramatic fashion. What those games have proven, more than anything else, is that John Buck is likely to kill a teammate in a postgame celebration, quite possibly before the All-Star break.

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In part two of an ongoing series, an Islander fan reflects on the past, prepares  for the future and tries to live in the present.

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Crowdsourcing the answer to one of the more vexing questions for any writer. With a helpful infographic.

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#MULTIPLE#

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.

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The latest in an occasional series of crossword puzzles from the very awesome Ben Tausig. Contains current (sports) events, wordplay, and a clue involving Yanni. You should do it.

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During an appearance on Outside the Lines, ESPN's own Chris Broussard called homosexuality an "open rebellion" on God during a "debate" with out sportswriter (and more importantly, a person with feelings and dignity) LZ Granderson. It's not the first time we've heard this, and we'll hear much more of it in the coming days, weeks and  months. But that's not why it matters. 

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No team is more L.A. than the Lakers. Los Angeles is the city where movies are made, a place where massive and irresponsible dreams either come true or spectacularly don’t. It is a city built on stories: individual and collective, real and fake, meaningful and inconsequential. This is why, maybe the only reason why, Ramon Sessions can seem important for a few months in spring.

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It's generally wise and healthy not to read too much into April baseball. It's also more or less impossible.

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A movie theater owned by Shaquille O'Neal canceled a screening of a documentary about Mumia Abu-Jamal. Dave Zirin is not happy about it. What's going on here?

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An occasional feature on Google Alert-aided multi-dimensional time traveling, and the exploits of various people named Noah Davis, all of whom are not the Noah Davis who wrote this.

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