The Clog

How much does Shaquille O'Neal dislike Dwight Howard? Enough to hold him to a totally arbitrary standard for greatness, for starters.

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In which Anthony Rizzo hits meatballs with a bat, CC Sabathia is forced to do accents, and the end, mercifully, appears to be near.

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No, you fine Memphis ballers shall not fade.

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The latest in a strikingly occasional series of sporps-themed crosswords. Do not get pen all over your computer.

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The search for an acceptable level of on-field baseball swagger continues, and players continue to get in actual fights about it. This is not as bad as it sounds.

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Boxing is an elemental thing governed by some exceptionally venal and untrustworthy authorities. Watching the amateur bouts at a Golden Gloves tournament, for all the things it lacks, offers something pro boxing doesn't: the thrill of watching a fair fight.

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You are Adam Kennedy. You had a fruitful career in pro baseball, earning more than $20 million and winning a World Series ring with the 2002 Angels. You  belted three homers in one ALCS game.  You see a ghost.

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It's not quite prime Tiger, but there's something inevitable about Bubba Watson's success at this point, and that expectation counts for a lot.

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Week two of our quest to decipher MTV2's baffling MLB collaboration, "Off The Bat." This week: talking sad reality television with Jeremy Guthrie, bullying Adam Jones into dancing, and the question of who this is all even for.

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His name is Chris Romine, he really believed in UConn, and he has thought a lot about Kevin Ollie. Congratulations to him on all that.

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