Elaine's Was A Dump, Or The Grantland Fallacy

ESPN's Professional Southerner Wright Thompson used his space in Grantland to write a loving meditation on Elaine's, the now-defunct bad New York restaurant mainly known to people under 45 as a Billy Joel lyric. This made Thompson at least the third member of his little circle of sportswriting buddies to get misty… » 6/13/11 2:50pm 6/13/11 2:50pm

Billy Joel Hopefully Sober For National Anthem

So here's something we hadn't realized: Billy Joel is singing the national anthem at the Super Bowl. Though we are impressed that the NFL remains current and cutting edge with their selection of everyone's favorite rapidly decaying crooner, we are also curious about just how long it's gonna take him to sing it. Paul… » 1/29/07 3:15pm 1/29/07 3:15pm