A Bottle of Luck

INT. DIVE BAR, DECEMBER 1971 - NIGHT A crowd of middle-aged men sit on stools in front of a long mahogany bar.  A bartender stands placidly, occasionally moving to refill an empty mug from a series of taps featuring familiar American macrobrews.  Behind the bar, a single television broadcasts Monday Night

Welcome Deadspin Refugees!

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The Losers’ Investment Club: Transportation

INT. CONFERENCE ROOM - DAY Several NFL personalities are sitting in chairs around a conference table.  BILL O'BRIEN is staring at a laptop, swearing repeatedly.  JOSH ROSEN, KATIE NOLAN and HUE JACKSON are gazing listlessly at the cellphones. --- [door flies open] --- COLIN COWHERD: Hi guys.  Sorry I'm late, there was...hang on

Your 2019 Rugby World Cup Preview

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The Losers’ Investment Club: American Renal Associates

INT. CONFERENCE ROOM – DAY A group of NFL personalities are seated around a conference table.  The intraday chart for the $KR ticker symbol is displayed via a projector as the meeting participants cluster around a telephone conference station, except for ANDY REID, who has a laptop computer terminal in front

Request Line: In Good Hands

INT. RECORDING STUDIO - DAY The PRODUCER is seated at the console, setting things up for the day's show.  DJ 3000 relaxes nearby.  DJ 3000: So who's the guest for today? PRODUCER: [looks up] Oh, actually it's quite the get. DJ 3000: We're closing out the season in style? PRODUCER: Very much so. RECEPTIONIST: [via intercom]