Athletic cups are pretty strong. But in the moment, I bet Castillo felt like he was covered in nothing more than puff pastry. » 3/31/14 4:29pm 3/31/14 4:29pm

Is there any reference to where the seats are in each stadium? I know the Phillies seats are Section 111, about 3 quarters of the way up from the field, the first four in from the 112/111 aisle. Decent enough seats, but not worth >$100 per ticket. » 3/31/14 1:48pm 3/31/14 1:48pm

She actually heard the false start, but was overcome with national pride and refused to abandon the skinny sliver on the left edge of the track. » 3/14/14 1:30pm 3/14/14 1:30pm

I agree that the use of only white hockey players in those dipshit memes echoes the idea that a True Hockey Player is a tough-as-nails white dude who gets stitched up between periods and never misses a shift. But do black hockey players get the same naturally gifted assumption tied to them like in other sports? My… » 3/12/14 1:59pm 3/12/14 1:59pm

I'd like to see this analysis for the NHL. Hockey players are better disciplined and take much more deliberate routes. Not surprising that the NBA is so randomly jumbled since it's obviously the more Brownian sport. » 3/12/14 12:20pm 3/12/14 12:20pm

Finally, all his hard work and sacrifice pays off. I was only a matter of time before there was a story about his ability to break down barriers. » 3/12/14 12:13pm 3/12/14 12:13pm

Why would figure skaters identify with a musical whose main character has freakish athletic ability and spends the better part of two decades slaving away at a fruitless goal, only to expelled into a cruel world with no skills? » 2/18/14 11:26am 2/18/14 11:26am

It must have been uncomfortable to watch such a freakishly large man spend his day trying to put down outlandishly large treys. » 2/12/14 4:25pm 2/12/14 4:25pm

Usually you can trust the Dutch to withhold large volumes of liquid. Then again, some things have been banned from this Olympics. » 2/11/14 2:10pm 2/11/14 2:10pm

This model has no value for the Sochi games. Adjusted r-squared becomes meaningless in a place with no degrees of freedom. » 2/07/14 1:55pm 2/07/14 1:55pm

Lucky for the Russians, the solution came from an inside source. It only took a five minute explanation from Sergei Bobrovsky before the lighting guy was able to get all five holes to open at once. » 2/07/14 11:43am 2/07/14 11:43am

He honored his grandfather with how he played during the game. Afterward, he honored his grandfather's killer by forcing the reporters to depend on an unstable Kane. » 2/04/14 1:32pm 2/04/14 1:32pm

I always like being reminded of the story of a powerful leader, struck down before his time, who returns beyond hope. Better, more powerful, and so very very white. » 1/31/14 11:06am 1/31/14 11:06am