Thursday, January 23, 2014

1/23 Thursday Still Cold Quickie

Last night was the most deflating Wizards loss I can remember -- and that's saying something...

*More inspired Richard Sherman writing: Rembert Browne with one of the best takes yet.

*Olympics: My HS newspaper protege gets the exclusive on the US Opening Ceremonies outfits, and they're terrible.

*College hoops: Understand why Arizona is a resurgent super-power (via Sports On Earth's Matt Norlander)

*Future of sports media: Ted Leonsis totally gets it.

*Good week for Denver continues: My old boss Luke Beatty -- die-hard Broncos fan -- makes a big acquisition and gets a new role.

-- D.S.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Wednesday 1/22 Snowy Quickie

*Must-see: Kevin Durant going off last night...

*No chance: The Warren Buffet $1B NCAA bracket challenge (via WSJ's Ben Cohen).

*Snow: 538 hits its weather wheelhouse.

*Don't call it the "Grantland Model": Ezra Klein & team leaving the Washington Post

*Richard Sherman parody: Equinox gym trash-talk (via Kate Hahn/

-- D.S.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Tuesday 1/21 Sherman Quickie

Five things I like today:

*Richard Sherman on... well, Richard Sherman.

*Christina Kahrl on Grantland's Dr. V debacle.

*NBA rumors: Specifically, my Wizards eyeing Greg Monroe.

*Tom Ziller's new daily NBA email: "Good Morning, It's Basketball"

*Early reviews for Beats Music: Editing > algorithms.

-- D.S.