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Maybe Draisaitl has a right to be ‘pissy’

Athletes are people. People get upset when they and/or the group they associate themselves with aren’t living up in order to expectations. Hence, with the Edmonton Oilers having gone 2-10-2 in their last 14 games, 2020 Hart Trophy winner Leon Draisaitl might find it a little patronizing when a reporter asks him postgame what… Read […]

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Can’t get fooled again, Canes

Before this NHL season started, I made myself a promise. Under no circumstances would I be suckered by the Carolina Hurricanes again. It would be the first time in a while I wasn’t lured in, seduced by the treats I thought I would find within the Canes’ bandwagon, only to be thrown into a boiling […]

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I won’t get fooled again!

Before this NHL season started, I made myself a promise. Under no circumstances would I be suckered by the Carolina Hurricanes again. It would be the first time in a while I wasn’t lured in, seduced by the treats I thought I would find within the Canes’ bandwagon, only to be thrown into a boiling […]

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It was a very NHL day in the NHL

No one does “all over the map” quite like the NHL. And almost all of it is by accident, because there isn’t a guiding light to the league as to what this wants to be, or how it would get there if that did. Stuff just happens every day in this league, most of it […]

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It was nice they tried

I was never as down on The Athletic as some. I suppose I appreciated their aim, or stated aim, of creating an online sports section, as I was one of the few of my generation, or the ones to come after, to still grow up on sports sections. I was raised on Bob Verdi and […]

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IDIOT OF THE YEAR: The worst of 2021

Happy holidays, you filthy animals, and welcome to Deadspin’s annual IDIOT OF THE YEAR extravaganza. Within these hallowed slides are 50 of the year’s least bearable dorks, whose transgressions range from “just kinda silly, ” to “dangerously stupid, ” to “Trevor Bauer. ” Read more…