Tim Keown's Story On Joe Mauer Wants Minnesota To Get Bent

You're probably used to this sort of subtle cudgel being twirled at cities like New York and Boston, which tend to chew through their heroes just as quickly as they can exalt them. But Tim Keown's piece in the current issue of ESPN The Pulp-Based Periodical is one of the rare stories that quietly rips a place with… » 9/22/12 10:44pm 9/22/12 10:44pm

Game Over: Nintendo Power To Cease Publishing After 24 Years

There was some surprising news today when we learned that Nintendo Power magazine was shutting down after 24 years of publication, according to Ars Technica and one of the magazine's senior editors (albeit somewhat cryptically). It was sad for me, personally, because before Sports Illustrated and (yikes) Yahoo!… » 8/22/12 1:20am 8/22/12 1:20am