The Clog

Baseball could use a Richard Sherman-type star and the noisy drama he'd bring. But even loosening up a little bit would be a nice start.

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The New York Mets' owners are dealing with their winter restlessnes by toying with the idea of breaking up a very great pair of radio broadcasters. For a bunch of reasons, this is a terrible idea.

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#MULTIPLE#

Obviously, the soap would always compete. I imagine this would be evident in its cleaning and moisturizing capacity, and/or in some other characteristic currently envisioned only by a competitor in relentless pursuit of a competitive edge in soaps.

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How great was Carmelo Anthony's 62-point performance? Great enough to make every Knicks-y thing surrounding it disappear. So, pretty great.

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The Pro Bowl is not one of the NFL's more popular traditions. Our heroes at the Footballz Podcast are here to change all that. Or at least to talk about football and other things while the Pro Bowl is going on.

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Some mysteries are so esoteric that they can only be properly assessed in verse. This year's Golden State Warriors aren't necessarily that, but this is a poem about them.

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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.

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Tom Glavine is going to the Hall of Fame, deservedly. Now it is time for him to step out of Greg Maddux's shadow and shine -- as a whole person, and uneasy-seeming energy drink pitchman.

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In a league overcome and obsessed with its own importance, Marshawn Lynch is more than just one of the most productive running backs. He's a reminder that, under all that synergy and messaging, football is a game to play.

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A date with a World Cup Group of Death looms, and USMNT players are bailing on European leagues to join MLS squads. How bad any of this is depends on your perspective, but it's almost certainly not as bad as this.

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