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10. Bish Bosch by Scott Walker I know about as many people who care for Scott Walker the musician as I do Scott Walker the Governor. Scott Walker the musician is one of my favorites. Imagine Joe Jonas going off on his … Continue reading
Twitter was created for one reason and one reason only: minor celebrity spats. Bert Blyleven made a call as a former major leaguer that Tsuyoshi Nishioka (possibly the worst middle infielder in the history of the world) did not look … Continue reading
ALY RAISMAN IS THE OFFICIAL 2012 OLYMPIC CRUSH OF THE BLOG. AS STAN LEE USED TO SAY, ‘NUFF SAID.
Sam Lipsyte is a writer of short stories and novels. He teaches at Columbia University. His novel The Ask is a terrific comic novel. Highly recommended. He can be found here. Q: Your books are important to me as someone going to … Continue reading
Today there will be more Olympic Men’s Basketball. And if Kevin Love’s conduct on Twitter and in interviews is any indication, I don’t anticipate him being in Minnesota any longer than he has too. He likes hanging out with the … Continue reading
So the Minnesota Timberwolves have officially signed Andrei Kirilenko. And while this is exciting for basketball reasons, let’s not limit ourselves to such a narrow minded view. Insofar as I care about these things, the fact that Masha Kirilenko isn’t … Continue reading
by guest writer rmuellerleile Monday night the baseball world shifted as it does every year approaching the trade deadline. A starting pitcher, Ryan Dempster was traded. Or at least his trade was widely reported before the Cubs refuted that he … Continue reading
I’m not from Akron, but I’m still celebrating.
It might not be the biggest marquee trade, but in Timberwolves country, you gotta take em when you can get em. According to 1500ESPN.com the T-Wolves traded underachieving 2-Guard Wayne Ellington to the Grizzlies straight up for combo forward Dante Cunningham. When … Continue reading