OKC might actually be on to something here

Nobody ever totally counts out a team that has Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook playing for it, but for most of this season, it sort of felt like the Oklahoma City Thunder were being overlooked in the ‘contender’ conversation. Once it was became clear that the Warriors were playing historically dominant basketball and the Spurs…

NFL Coaches Divisional Playoff tactics reinterpreted in the context of a Jeopardy! match

I wrote this during the week following the NFL’s Divisional Playoffs, but due to some extenuating circumstances (getting rejected by McSweeney’s), couldn’t get it up until now. From Mike McCarthy’s ‘close but no cigar’ game to Bruce Arians’ aggressive crunch time calls to Andy Reid’s perpetually inexplicable clock management failure, there was a lot of…