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Articles by James Cohan (22)


Cohan ’17: Sleepers in the NBA playoffs

April 19, 2015 0 comments

There are no Cinderellas in the NBA Playoffs.


Cohan ’17: Revisiting Eastern Conference predictions as season winds down

April 7, 2015 0 comments

The Eastern Conference is separated into tiers. So how did the James of the past, in all his ignorance, do in predicting the Eastern Conference landscape?


Cohan ’17: Angry ‘Thunder’-storm shakes the NBA

February 24, 2015 0 comments

Look, new is fun. But ultra-talented with something to prove is better than fun.


Cohan ’17: The Butler did it: Why this Super Bowl was truly super

February 6, 2015 0 comments

There are few things in sports that truly shock me anymore. When you’re a kid, it’s easy to be amazed.


Cohan ’17: A bold line between contenders and pretenders

January 27, 2015 0 comments

The NFL, MLB and NHL are crapshoots. We spend hours studying these sports. We watch games and skim box scores. We dissect athletes’ quotes for hidden meaning. We devour statistics, which in any other context would feel like homework. And yet, really, only one thing matters. Are you good enough […]


Cohan ’17: From the big screen to the hardwood

December 5, 2014 0 comments

This movie can be stamped as mediocre. Congratulations, Hawks.


Cohan ’17: ‘Transparent’: the best show not on television

November 24, 2014 1 comment

“Transparent” is a groundbreaking show in a lot of ways. It’s also great.


Cohan ’17: Five predictions for the NBA season

November 3, 2014 0 comments

The NBA is back, which sounds weird, because it feels like it never ended.

Columns, Sports

Cohan ’17: Finding the beauty in sports

October 24, 2014 0 comments

Art is crafted. Sports are not. Art is deliberate. Sports are random. Art says something. Sports are something.

Columns, Sports

Cohan ’17: D.C. sports: A history of frustration

October 6, 2014 0 comments

Remember when the Washington Capitals were the hot up-and-comers in the NHL?