So long Deadspin. The anorexic Jewish James Spader must now run off to his weekend gig—selling counterfeit menorahs on the street in exchange for methadone.
Under Billy Beane, the Oakland A's won by scraping together undervalued assets. Since the rest of baseball has started valuing assets properly, the A's are having a harder time. The same thing is happening to baseball's leading propeller-heads.
The second French Open men's semi inexplicably isn't on TV. You can listen to the fifth set live on the radio ... tennis without all of that pesky seeing who hits the ball. [Radio Roland Garros]
Hi, my name is Josh and I'm the sports editor at Slate. You may remember me from such counterintuitive articles as "Joe Buck: American hero" and "Jason McElwain: He's probably not autistic, and that other team sucked at defense anyway."