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  • ‘Silicon Valley’ Preview: HBO Finally Launches a Great New Comedy to Pair With ‘Veep’

    ‘Silicon Valley,’ which debuts Sunday night, is the rare sort of sitcom in which the situation is nearly as compelling as the comedy. Set in California’s start-up-engorged South Bay, the series casts a fond and satiric eye on the cradle of American digital exceptionalism.

  • How to Fix the Pacers

    The Pacers have been bad in an especially worrisome way. They haven’t slipped in one or two particular and easily identifiable areas; they have just gotten worse across the board, in ways that are hard to detect.

  • The Right Reasons Podcast: ‘Real World’ and ‘Survivor’

    Juliet Litman and David Jacoby talk about the ‘Real World’ finale, the wild Tribal Council from ‘Survivor,’ and the new corn dog at the D-backs’ stadium.

  • Titus’s Final Four Preview

    What’s at stake for UConn, Florida, Wisconsin, and Kentucky, and what winning it all would mean for each team.

  • Video on Demand Report: Breaking News — ‘Anchorman 2’ Is on VOD

    In the original ‘Anchorman,’ local news anchorman Ron Burgundy was confronted by the changing world of 1970s San Diego. Eventually — though not without a fight — he came not only to accept that a woman could read news on TV, but he married the female interloper! How to raise the stakes for the sequel? Bring us to the genesis of 24-hour cable news!

  • Calvin Pryor Is About to Make Receivers Disappear Completely

    The best hitters aren’t the ones who get there the fastest. They’re the ones who never slow down. And Louisville’s Calvin Pryor does not slow down.

  • And for His Next Macho Jock Act … Will Ferrell Will Play Bobby Riggs in ‘Match Maker’

    Who better to star in a film about the famous Battle of the Sexes match between Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King?

  • Break Up the Fish!

    Don’t believe in Jeffrey Loria. Don’t believe in overreacting to four-game samples. Don’t believe that three players can metaphysically lift their teammates to performances ordinarily outside their modest capabilities. But sports are supposed to be fun, and right now, it’s fun to believe in the Miami Marlins.

  • The Jalen Rose Report With David Jacoby

    Jalen Rose and David Jacoby give their thoughts on the Pacers going into the playoffs, DeSean Jackson moving to the Redskins, and KD’s beef with Lil B.

  • CBS Tried to Get John Oliver Into the Late-Night Fold Before HBO Came Calling

    “The pitch was for Oliver potentially to occupy the 12:30 time slot currently filled by ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ in the event Ferguson does not re-up his contract at the end of 2014,” ‘The Hollywood Reporter’ writes, “or possibly for Oliver to launch a different show that would be syndicated by CBS.”

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