Evgeni Malkin NHL trade rumors: Would Penguins do it?

The Metropolitan Division has been one of the most surprising groups to start the 2018-19 NHL season.  Three teams expected to finish in the bottom half of the division, the Columbus Blue Jackets, New York Islanders and New York Rangers, are leading after six weeks while the defending Stanley Cup-champion Washington Capitals sit in fourth.  …

Noah Syndergaard Mets trade rumors: Kris Bryant, Fernando Tatis Jr.

With the New York Mets headed in a new direction under general manager Brodie Van Wagenen, they aren’t ruling out the idea of trading star pitcher Noah Syndergaard this winter.  The second half of a two-headed monster alongside 2018 NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom, Syndergaard is still considered one of the best pitchers …

Here is the 2019 MLB Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot

The Baseball Writer’s Association of America released its 2019 ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday afternoon where 20 new candidates are featured.  Among them are New York Yankees legendary closer Mariano Rivera, who is Major League Baseball’s record holder with 652 career saves. His long-time Yankees teammate, southpaw pitcher Andy Pettitte, is …

Michael Peña thinks Narcos: Mexico is 'more ambitious' than The Wire

Whether made by esteemed television critics or cultural historians digging into the parallels between storytelling mediums, David Simon’s breathtaking HBO series The Wire is often described as a novel in television form. That is to say, its seasons may consist of 20 or more individual episodes, but the story they tell is far more serialized than it …

The Foreman Forecast: The first lady says you're fired

Considering all the precedent-busting moves we’ve seen since Donald Trump took office, the term “unprecedented” has become almost meaningless in this town. But now the first lady has done something truly…well, unprecedented. Melania Trump has called for the firing of deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel, in a statement saying, “It is the position of …

PHOTOS: Andy Warhol at the Whitney reveals a modern prophet

The Andy Warhol quote everyone knows is the mantra of our viral video age: “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” But it’s another quote by the most famous American artist of the 20th century that starts off the Whitney Museum’s in-depth retrospective of his entire career — before the Campbell’s Soup …

Greg Kinnear on how the Koch brothers inspired this House of Cards season 6

Early on in the final season of House of Cards, which debuts today on Netflix, wealthy businessman Bill Shepherd (Greg Kinnear) has a very tense encounter with President Claire Underwood (Robin Wright) in the Oval Office. There’s no need to spoil the confrontation here, of course, but of all the moments that define Bill throughout …