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Crossword: ''Revenge!''

Squares in squares
Squares in squares
By MATT JONES  |  March 25, 2009
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The son also sets

Most crime stories involving ex-athletes pushing 50 have the same plot: an end-of-the-line washout case, six weeks behind on his final car payment, and literally fleeing on foot from an army of outraged creditors and/or junk dealers punches out his wife/
Sports Blotter
By MATT TAIBBI  |  October 27, 2008
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You go, Carl

Former Minnesota Vikings defensive end Carl Eller is an early candidate for this year’s Otis Nixon Award, given to the athlete who most repeatedly shows up in the news following clashes with the criminal-justice system.
Sports blotter: "This year's Otis Nixon award" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  May 21, 2008
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Bases very loaded

Even as the sun rises on the new Major League Baseball season, skies are cloudy for the game we love.
Spurred by fans’ ’roid rage, new books focus on our national pastime’s dark side. Meet baseball’s seven deadly sins.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 19, 2008
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Must be the genes

You don’t often see sports-crime legacies.
Sports blotter: "Brother to brother" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  March 12, 2008
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Crack makes a comeback

It’s been so long, it’s hard not to feel nostalgic.
Sports blotter: "Remembering the heyday of Lawrence Taylor and Darryl Strawberry" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  July 03, 2007


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The new system

Dontrelle Williams jumps out to an early lead in the race for newly-minted Annual Crime Champion award.
Sports Blotter: 2007 yearbook edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  December 27, 2006
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D-Back rampage

The great 2006 defensive-back crime rampage continues.
Sports blotter: "And we do mean defensive " edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  November 14, 2006
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Taserama

Okay, this is officially getting ridiculous.
Sports Blotter: Punter-Gatherer Edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  September 20, 2006
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The tale of the tape

Okay, so we know what the rivals’ all-time score is in terms of championship wins. It’s written — in hideously-stretched, mustard-stained bold face — on the reeking, pitted-out T-shirts of every 380-pound creep from the tri-state area. Jose Canseco re-
Sports Blotter:  Red Sox-Yankees Edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  August 21, 2006

Crossword: 'You Don't Know...'


One part of your anatomy from something different
By MATT JONES  |  August 17, 2006


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Remember the '80s?

Times have been tough for professional baseball this year.
Sports Blotter: All-Star Break edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  July 11, 2006
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32 worst lyrics of all time

The most horrific, the most god awful, the most offensively bad.
The votes are in, Ms. Lavigne
By BILL JENSEN AND RYAN STEWART  |  June 08, 2006
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Yankee Hating 101

“Hate” is such a harsh word.
All you need to know about this national pastime
By CHRIS YOUNG  |  May 28, 2006
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The 100 worst lyrics of all time

"My lovely lady lumps," "She's my cherry pie," and other phrases that make you go "Ewwww."
It's in your hands, America
By BILL JENSEN AND RYAN STEWART  |  April 20, 2006
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Big play played

Here’s a weird one, Boston sports fans.
Plus, the latest on the sad tale of Dwight Gooden
By MATT TAIBBI  |  March 23, 2006


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Smelling like a Rose

The bad-seed stories just keep rolling in.
Plus the best quote from a lawyer you will ever hear
By MATT TAIBBI  |  March 01, 2006
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The daughter also sets, too

Plus college hoop trouble, and a guy you should never call "Joey."
More apples falling near trees
By MATT TAIBBI  |  February 22, 2006