Home Games: The Strange Overlapping Borders of Sports Fandom
To be a fan is, first and foremost, to join a tribe. But the borders of these sports homelands, and what's at stake, are more confusing than they first appear.
James Shields' Lost Season Is Business as Usual for the White Sox
James Shields was only with the White Sox a little while, but he lasted long enough to compound and define another year in limbo. Now he may be on the move again.
In Adding Dwyane Wade, The Bulls Show They'd Rather Go Big Than Build
...and there's not necessarily anything wrong with that. In bringing in a favorite son, the Bulls have created a strange sort of in-between team. But why not?
Man on Fire: The Voice of NBA Jam's Most Iconic Lines
Tim Kitzrow is the voice behind "Boomshakalaka!" and the other iconic lines from the arcade classic NBA Jam. He made $900 for his work, and he is still hustling.
Kris Bryant Is Seriously Ridiculous, And Probably The Future
Kris Bryant is sometimes spectacular, if also a whiff-prone 23-year-old rookie. But when he's right, he's already like any other slugger in the sport. It's good.
The Art And Science Of Putting Large Chicago Blackhawks Helmets on Lions
Dinosaur sweaters, stone lions in hockey helmets, and a pterodactyl in a Bulls jersey. This is how Chicago's landmarks came to wear Chicago sports teams' gear.