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2014 holiday wish list

I wish that the Knicks master the triangle offense and the Zen Master brings in a competent partner for over-used Melo; for the Red Bulls to convince superman Thierry Henry to stay on board until he’s 50; and for the Giants to stop being associated with the terms “losing streak” […]

Trib jams of the summer

“Advanced Falconry”—Mutual Benefit Mutual Benefit’s LP Love’s Crushing Diamond was on repeat for me all summer, providing a soothing soundtrack to many early mornings and long bike rides. Its sound is folksy with warm banjo strings and natural vocals that bring to mind Sufjan Stevens. The unique atmosphere of “Advanced […]

Changing the game NBA lottery

NBA Lottery

Traditionally, ‘tanking’ has been defined as teams losing games on purpose—either through a decimated roster or the benching of good players—in order to obtain a higher draft pick in the NBA Lottery system. The issue of tanking in the NBA has been a hot topic this season, with a terrible […]

March Madness Preview

Cinderella Teams   Mercer Bears We all know that scoring points leads to winning basketball games, and, dare I say, sudden-death basketball tournaments. If you’re searching for an unknown sleeper even trendier than the fountain pen you’re using to fill out your bracket, look no further than the Mercer Bears, […]

Sports holiday wishlist

I want  Lebron James  to three-peat and win another MVP award along the way; all hail the King. I would also love for Lebron’s football team, Liverpool, to finish in the top four of the Barclays Premier League while avoiding any Luis Suarez mishaps. —Zikomo Smith, Contributor This holiday season, I […]

Point counterpoint

The culmination of the MLB season has brought with it the free agent frenzy that accompanies the colder months of the year. In most off-seasons, teams spend with free reign because the MLB does not have a salary cap. This week, two staff writers weigh in on whether or not […]