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Now Entering Our Thrilling Three’s. There’s Cake in the Break Room.

Happy 3rd birthday to us. Time flies when you’re having fun.  And rest assured: the best is yet to come. In the meantime, here were our favorite pieces from the year. Jacob The Provocateur  Gently Rolling Hills. Kevin This Is … Continue reading

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A Random Summer Diss-Cussion: Wondering about the Wolves

Editor’s Note: Offseason doldrums has brought The Diss’ listserv back to life. Today’s discussion focused on the seemingly-improving Minnesota Timberwolves.  *** Jacob: The 2013-2014 Wolves: 49-33. What say you? Alex: 43-39. Jacob: Not bad.  Probably more realistic. Kevin? Kevin: 39-43. … Continue reading

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How Did You Feel?

Editor’s Note: Just like last season, the Diss-cussants were kind enough to share their thoughts about how they felt immediately following the conclusion the NBA Finals.  Here are their responses. *** Kevin Draper Ironically enough, in the first year that … Continue reading

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Wild Speculation and Outlandish Guesses: March Madness Edition

In anticipation of March Madness, this fiercely anti-college basketball blog decided to ask its contributors what they thought. Disappointingly, nobody took a shot at Christian Laettner. How many college basketball games have you watched this year? John Reyes Nguyen: I’ve … Continue reading

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Your Annotated Bathroom Smartphone Reader for Sunday, February 17th, 2013

NBA to have Fewest 20 Point Scorers in 47 Years Michael Lee The Washington Post A interesting subsection of NBA players are starting to die out, according to Michael Lee: the 20-point scorer. Indeed, the NBA is set to have … Continue reading

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Wild Speculation and Outlandish Guesses: First Half Non-Awards

With the All-Star Game fast approaching, most places are putting up some sort of first half awards post, or selecting their own All-Star teams. Here at the Diss, we do half-season awards a little bit differently. What was the best … Continue reading

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Wild Speculation and Outlandish Guesses: Best Case Scenario Edition

What is the best case scenario for Paul Pierce, post Rajon Rondo injury? The realistic scenario? Kevin Draper: Best case scenario is that he gets traded to a team looking for the “final piece”, and despite his sadness he delivers. … Continue reading

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