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The Strike Zone
March 07, 2011
Tracking the week's news both inside and outside the confines of cool
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March 07, 2011

The Strike Zone

Tracking the week's news both inside and outside the confines of cool

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The Carnegie Deli's $22 Melo-themed sandwich uses Russian dressing. Take that, Prokhorov!

Romeo and Juliet, Blanche and Stanley ... Magic and Bird? A Broadway play about the NBA duo is in the works.

Uncanny.

The shrieking set off by Tim Tebow's being cast back into the dating pool, a fact he confirmed last week.

When Mascots Attack, Part—well, actually, we stopped counting a long time ago.

Canadiens goalie Carey Price's latest mask, which creepily evokes The Silence of the Lambs' Buffalo Bill—but which is really just a nod to Jacques Plante. Phew.

The letting out of Michael Beasley's braids, which is becoming something of an event, like, say, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Just in time for spring training: Nike's Hairitage tees, honoring MLB's hirsute heroes.

TMI to the nth: an ex-coach revealed that Ronaldo used to wear diapers during games due to weight-loss medication he was taking.

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