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6 NHL playoff hopefuls that have uncharacteristically struggled to start the 2017-18 season

The NHL has found itself with yet another topsy-turvy start to a new hockey season. It usually takes a month or so for teams to figure themselves out, but we’ve seen some real surprises so far this year. Some struggles we predicted but didn’t foresee the damage, like the Arizona Coyotes. Other teams that we […]

J.T. Brown Becomes First NHL Player To Protest During National Anthem This Season

Tampa Bay Lightning forward J.T. Brown raised his right fist during the national anthem before a game against the Florida Panthers on Saturday night, becoming the first NHL player this regular season to join the silent protests that have been sweeping the NFL and other U.S. sportingleagues. Unlike Colin Kaepernick, the football player last year who began […]

THIS WEEK IN SCHADENFREUDE, Tennessee and LSU have both reached the “GoFundMe to pay the coach’s buyout” stage of the season

There is losing. There is losing to your rival. There is losing to your rival 41-0. There is losing to your rival 41-0 at home. Then there is losing to your rival 41-0 at home one week after almost losing at home to UMass, two weeks after losing because you didn’t have enough defensive backs […]

Chiefs vs. Patriots live updates: Scores, highlights, and results for 2017 NFL season opener

Patriots 17, Chiefs 14: And the Chiefs didn’t score. But the Kansas City defense isn’t making things easy for Tom Brady and company, and they forced a punt. The Chiefs almost muffed the punt, but they recovered. We’re back for the third quarter. The Chiefs get the ball to start the half, and they’ll look […]

‘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, […]

‘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 […]