Summertime, and managers turn their televisions from CNN to Fox Sports 1 while interns crowd around a few monitors, cursing five-second delays. A supervisor keeps half his gaze on the pitch the whole time we’re talking, interrupting me with an “Oh!” when a ball sails high. I’m in the kitchen when blood-curdling screams break out,
Illustration by Griffen Eckstein. The full moon is high over the Greek island of Mykonos, gorged white light spilling down across the calm Aegean Sea. Inland and higher up, in the ruins of the Temple of Hercules, Jimmy Butler sits on a chunk of dusty marble and looks forlornly out at a writhing mess of
Do you recall the famous reindeer of all? Probably, but the whole story—from his prep years through his recruitment and pro career—is most likely not what you remember.
As the NHL approaches the trade deadline, who are the difference-makers in the Pacific Division?
If you never give up, you’ll still never figure it out. But consider the alternative, right?
Here on the brink of the playoffs for some teams and on the slide to the offseason for others, who are the unsung heroes of the Central?
The NHL’s regular season is over and some team is only fifteen wins away from Lord Stanley’s Cup. Where does the Atlantic Division go from here?
What is not dead can never die. In this case “not dead” refers both to the broader Classical enterprise and being wrong as hell about college basketball in a gently competitive setting.