Tag: Plays

Web gems and then some: The best defensive plays we ever saw

7:15 AM ET This was supposed to be opening week, the time when MLB fans everywhere look forward to making a season’s worth of memories. Since we won’t have games to get excited about for a while, we thought it would be fun to take a walk down memory lane by reliving some of our…

Sex, pregnancy, miscarriage, childbirth: Hannah Moscovitch explains why she put some of her most intimate experiences into her plays

“Let’s talk,” says Hannah Moscovitch. She says this after the longest pause anyone’s ever taken in an interview with me. I’ve asked her about the personal content in her recent plays. “Bunny” and “Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes” offer bracingly honest accounts of female sexuality and female-male power relations and, while not autobiographical, draw…

Raptors’ Gasol plays it smart after summer like no other

QUEBEC CITY—Marc Gasol has played in more intense and important basketball games in a compressed five-month period than he has at any time in his 34-plus years on the planet, and as he sat there watching a mundane training camp workout with the Raptors here Sunday he had one thought: “I’d love to be back…

Canada plays Spain to draw in final warm-up match before World Cup

LOGRONO, Spain — Canada goes into the Women’s World Cup unbeaten this year and having conceded just one goal in eight matches after a 0-0 draw with Spain in its final tournament warm-up match Friday. The fifth-ranked Canadian women came on as the match progressed, but lacked the final touch. The 13th-ranked Spaniards, who have…