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Blount's blunts

Let’s just say it’s been a while since we’ve seen a pound-worthy entry to the annals of pot busts, as we did this week.
Sports blotter: "Gone to pot" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  December 17, 2008

Shattered Plax

Sports blotter: Burress edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  December 10, 2008


You do a thing often enough, you tend to get good at that thing.
Sports blotter: "Absolutely fell out of my chair" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  December 03, 2008

Bad idea jeans

Sports blotter: "You’re looking at some years, son" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  November 25, 2008

Magnum farce

Sports blotter: "CSI: Binghamton" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  November 19, 2008

Quiet before the storm

There have been a lot of mysteries surrounding the Patriots in the Bill Belichick years, not surprising given the intense effort the team puts into maintaining airtight clubhouse and organizational secrecy in general.
Sports blotter: "Good call, coach" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  November 05, 2008


BBs and b-balls

A few years ago, it looked like college athletes shooting strangers with BB guns was going to be the boutique sports offense of the 21st century.
Sports blotter: "Inducing panic" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  October 29, 2008

Goodell-y two-shoes

In trouble once again this week is former Justin Miller Award winner . . . Justin Miller.
Sports blotter: "Commish got his work cut out for him" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  May 23, 2007

UMaine refuses to out downloading students

While the battle over file-sharing continues unabated on college campuses across the country, University of Maine officials have offered a new stance.
By EMILY PARKHURST  |  April 26, 2007

UMaine refuses to out downloading students

University of Maine officials are opposing recording-industry efforts against alleged illegal downloading of music.
By EMILY PARKHURST  |  April 18, 2007

The First-Ever Portland Phoenix Short Film Festival

We weren’t really sure what to expect when we first came up with the idea of having an evening of short films as a way to highlight the work of local moviemakers.
Maine moviemakers
By JEFF INGLIS AND SARA DONNELLY  |  November 21, 2006


Being organic

Though it may not have the name recognition of longer-established Rhode Island dance troupes, Andary Dance has been getting a lot of attention throughout the state and beyond over the past few years.
Andary Dance muses and moves
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  March 21, 2006