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Fixing College Sports: Why Paying Student Athletes Won't Work

In the wake of the Penn State scandal and a vast treatise by Taylor Branch, the call to pay student sportsmen has reached new heights. But it's not so much a plan as an expression of free-floating contempt for college sports.

By Jonathan Chait

Book Review: The Spleen of Cleveland

It’s probably not giving away too much about a jeremiad entitled The Whore of Akron to reveal that its writer, Scott Raab, despises LeBron James.

By Will Blythe

Amar'e and Melo: World Tour

NBA superstars are coming to a city near you, assuming you live in, like, Macau.

By Seth Rosenthal