Sports + Columns

  • Hockey Night Part 1

    Playoff preview for the 2008 NHL series and a critique of the Washington Post's sports writer Mike Wise, an embarrassment to his own city.

  • Hockey Night Part 2

    Playoff preview part two for 2008 Conference Finals between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Philadelphia Flyers, and the Detroit Red Wings and the Dallas Stars.

  • The New NHL: Sending a Message

    When is a rule a rule? In Gary Bettman and Colin Campbell's NHL it depends on who's breaking it. A sports column on the changing face of the NHL, ambiguous rules, and even more arbitrary punishments—a precursor to what many critics now call the NHL's "Wheel of Justice."