‘Game of Thrones’ Scorecard: Season 7, Episode 5, ‘Eastwatch’

This Game of Thronesdiscussion is written by someone who has read George R.R. Martin’s books (as well as the occasional fan theory on message boards), but the column will usually only discuss events that have happened on HBO’s televised version. Please respect these boundaries should you choose to participate in the comments section. Episode 7.05, […]

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Marshawn Lynch sat during the national anthem in his first game out of retirement

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sat on a cooler next to the bench during the playing of the national anthem in the team’s preseason opener against the Arizona Cardinals. Why Lynch chose to sit hasn’t yet been revealed, but it comes nearly one year after Colin Kaepernick began a protest of the oppression of […]

‘Game of Thrones’ Scorecard: Season 7, Episode 4, ‘The Spoils of War’

This Game of Thrones discussion is written by someone who has read George R.R. Martin’s books (as well as the occasional fan theory on message boards), but the column will usually only discuss events that have happened on HBO’s televised version. Please respect these boundaries should you choose to participate in the comments section. Episode […]

‘Game of Thrones’ Scorecard: Season 7, Episode 3, ‘The Queen’s Justice’

This “Game of Thrones” discussion is written by someone who has read George R.R. Martin’s books (as well as the occasional fan theory on message boards), but the column will usually only discuss events that have happened on HBO’s televised version. Please respect these boundaries should you choose to participate in the comments section. Episode […]

Bryce Harper is wearing these amazing cleats to honor Jose Fernandez at the All-Star Game

Bryce Harper is playing in the MLB All-Star Game in Miami on Tuesday night — and he’s decided to wear these amazing custom cleats to honor someone who won’t be there for the game: Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, who died in September. Not only are the cleats really cool looking, they’re also a touching […]

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Alexander Radulov’s free agency has come down to Canadiens vs. Stars bubble hockey game

The last big fish on the NHL free agent market is Alexander Radulov, and one hockey family is apparently being torn apart by the race for him. Per TSN insider Pierre LeBrun, two teams are vying for Radulov’s high asking price (believed to be seven years): the Montreal Canadiens and Dallas Stars. He played for […]

Hero umpire helps prevent woman from jumping off bridge before working Pirates-Rays game

Major League Baseball umpires have one of the toughest jobs in the sport. They never have a home game, and no fans come to the stadium to cheer them on. Maybe that should change, thanks an umpire like John Tumpane. Tumpane was in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, in town to work the series between the Pittsburgh […]