-Glenn Kenny recalls his first (and subsequent) encounters with Pere Ubu’s The Modern Dance over at Some Came Running.
-Justin Kubatko, founder of Basketball-Reference, offers a primer on NBA advanced statistics in The New York Times.
-Carl Skanberg, Chicago’s invaluable sports cartoonist, takes on the Alexei/Jeter awards saga at Smells Like Mascot.
-Scott Skillings, both a close friend and a sharp baseball mind, analyzes a recent disturbing trend in Tim Lincecum’s falling stock over at Roto Hardball.
-Dino De Laurentiis: For Decades, a Big Picture Guy, at NPR.
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