Tonight in Atlanta, the Michigan Wolverines and the Louisville Cardinals will play to find out who is the greatest college basketball team in all the land. Will it be the Wolverines, who, behind the play of standouts Trey Burke and Mitch McGary, have ensured that your Facebook feed has been awash in ... More >>
Let me indulge in a little bit of Jay-Z/Kanye fan fiction in the least 50 Shades of Grey way possible:
Def Jam President and retired rapper Jay-Z was fed up.
50 Cent had been sending subliminal barbs Jay's way for eight years, starting with a shot Mr. Carter's way on "How To Rob" when they were b ... More >>
Charles Aaron "Bubba" Smith died yesterday in his home in Los Angeles at age 66 and took an awful lot of history with him.
There were two primary reasons why Bubba Smith became such a folk hero while still in college, at Michigan State. The first is that the '65-'66 Spartans were the first major c ... More >>
Yesterday was fun, huh? The afternoon games produced four gems that will be cherished by their school's old, lonely alumni while on their deathbeds. First, Matt Howard helped Butler, last year's runners-up, beat Old Dominion (which we think is a decommissioned vessel from the War of 1812) 60-58 on ... More >>
The surest signs of spring are upon us: flowers blooming, scantily clad NYU students smoking in the park, and most importantly, coworkers who have never showed any semblance of sports fandom live-streaming basketball for the next two weeks and yelling at their computers things like "Cinderella!" "B ... More >>
Lily HodgesThe Grey Dog has fetched its way into Chelsea with a new opening on West 16th Street, near Eighth Avenue. The creation of brothers Dave Ethan and Pete Adrian, the Grey Dog's Coffee is a cozy restaurant-coffeeshop, kind of like your mother's kitchen if your mother was young, artsy, ... More >>
First, there was Minnesota. Then it was Anaheim. And, of course, through it all, there's always the good laugh at Boston's expense.
And while I'm well-versed in spitting vitriol at New England, I'm less inclined to do the same for a midwest city that's never really done wrong by me, or a we ... More >>
Further evidence that the classic-album tour trend has gone off the rails: the official word that Aerosmith will be performing Toys in the Attic in its entirety at Jones Beach next week and Madison Square Garden in September 14. These dates had been previously announced back in April, but not offici ... More >>
Knowing that our friend, Morning Joe's Willie Geist--"The Oracle of MSNBC"--is a big sports fan, we thought we'd check in with him about the NCAA's Final Four. Willie has fielded some questions from us before, so we're pleased he had time--between Indian-wrestling matches with co-host Mike Barnicle- ... More >>