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Lawler is a fighter who deserves recognition

Lawler is a fighter who deserves recognition

I’ve been putting off writing about Robbie Lawler for a few weeks now, even in the immediate aftermath of his welterweight title-defending win over Rory MacDonald at UFC 189 in July. The fight-think piece aspect of this column has been making something of a comeback in recent months, and I’m doing my best to space […]

A Surprisingly Peaceful Weekend at the Movies

A Surprisingly Peaceful Weekend at the Movies

This past weekend, the N.W.A. biopic “Straight Outta Compton” hit theaters, raking in nearly $60 million in its opening weekend, a record for an R-rated film in the month of August. All this, despite Paul Giamatti wearing a hairpiece that makes him look like the father of both Ted Danson and Conan O’Brien. But you […]