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  1. games
    The NBA Now Feels Like the Future, and the NFL the PastBut it was not, at all, destined to work out that way. How one decision by then-newbie commissioner Adam Silver changed the course of sports history.
  2. last night on late night
    Jon Hamm Eats Bull Penis Rather Than Talk About His OwnAn update on Hamm’s ham.
  3. games
    What Happens When the World’s Most Famous Athlete Is Accused of Rape?Five divergent scenarios are possible for Cristiano Ronaldo — and each means something very different for the future of sports in the age of #MeToo.
  4. games
    Along With Everything Else, Brett Kavanaugh Is an Obnoxious JockWatching the hearings felt like listening to a post-game press conference.
  5. games
    What Fresh Hell Is Barstool Sports?And did I have anything to do with bringing it about?
  6. games
    This Football Play Didn’t Just Trick the Other Team, It Gamed the Rule BookNow look for a lot of coaches to take advantage of new safety rules this way.
  7. games
    After the U.S. Open, Maybe We Should Just Abolish Umps?The upside of human referees is almost nonexistent, but the downside is the possibility of Serena vs. Ramos.
  8. games
    How Nike Got All the Way to Lionizing Colin KaepernickHint: It’s not really about politics.
  9. It Might Be Impossible to Be an Ethical Sports FanWhat should we do when good players are bad people?
  10. The Sports Miracle Named SerenaShe’s 37 years old and occupying a nearly unprecedented role in professional athletics. Go see her play at the U.S. Open—you’ll be very glad you did.
  11. Why Aren’t We Talking About Football’s Culture of Brutality?The environment which led to the death of a Maryland college football player in practice isn’t an aberration. It’s normal.
  12. Welcome to Our New Gambling Hell, Sports FansThe Supreme Court has just unleashed misery on the average viewer.
  13. Why It’s So Hard to Give Up the Dream of a Tiger Woods ComebackHe came close this past weekend, and the world went nuts.
  14. It Looks Like We Are Now, Officially, Over Steroid PanicWhat were we even freaking out about in the first place?
  15. Nobody’s Going to Sports in Person Anymore. And No One Seems to Care.Which may be because it’s all by design.
  16. The Sports World Needs Its #MeToo MomentUnfortunately, when fans don’t care, executives certainly won’t.
  17. The NBA Draft Is Great. It’s Also Totally Un-American.Sports have some really unfortunate ideas about competition, free markets, and labor, it turns out.
  18. Missing the World Cup Is Like Detention for the United StatesSomehow it fits that America missed the tournament for the first time in a generation.
  19. The Case Against Instant Replay — All Instant ReplayThe technology was supposed to make sports simpler. Instead, it’s become something else to argue about.
  20. Roger Goodell Is the Prototypical Trump EnablerThe NFL commissioner, an empty suit staring into the middle distance, just keeps making everything worse for everyone.
  21. The NBA Has Never Had More Soap Opera and Rivalry – and It’s FantasticWith the championship matchup all but decided, player beefs keep basketball thrilling.
  22. Snapchat Is Turning Its Map Into an Interactive Egg HuntThe game is only available this weekend.
  23. Baseball’s Very Tepid Offseason Is Finally OverWhy was there so much less free-agent activity this year? Moneyball.
  24. How Do You Watch the Olympics in the Shadow of Nuclear Apocalypse?If you thought Putin’s 2014 Games were scary, wait until you put an Olympic Games less than 50 miles from the Korean Demilitarized Zone.
  25. social studies
    Is It Rude to Play HQ at Parties?The trivia app is infiltrating real-world social life.
  26. Is This the End of the NFL?Just a few years ago, it was an unassailable empire. Now, suddenly, it’s the fall of Rome.
  27. Tabagotchi Makes Productivity CuterThe most frustrating ’90s game is reformed as a productivity tool.
  28. daddy can you hear me?
    The Daddies of Dream Daddy, Ranked by Dreaminess and DaddinessTeach me, daddy.
  29. It Seems Like Sports Can’t Sink Lower Than Mayweather-McGregor. But Just Wait.When you have nothing to sell, sell the racism, sell the hate.
  30. today in dads
    This New Video Game Lets You Play As a Hot Dad Dating Other Hot DadsWe talked to the creators of Dream Daddy.
  31. Injury Was Inevitable for Noah SyndergaardBaseball asks the impossible of pitchers like him.
  32. roll clip!
    We Could Watch Chris Pratt Speak With a Mouthguard All DayEllen can’t handle it.
  33. 21 Smartphone Games Perfect for Your CommuteMake that subway ride just fly by.
  34. a rare post on gaming
    Pretty Little Liars Launches Mobile GameGot a secret, can you (virtually) keep it?
  35. Did Nintendo Solve a Problem Plaguing the Gaming Industry?The Switch might be a failure — but its modular controller system won’t be.
  36. Spot What’s Wrong: Donald Trump Jr. Tweet Compares Syrian Refugees to SkittlesHint: It’s mathematically incorrect, grammatically incorrect, and offensive on multiple levels.
  37. By Staying Silent, Roger Goodell and the NFL Have Come Out on TopHow the league’s arch-villain beat back a very loud chorus of critics.
  38. gaming
    South Park VR Video Game Has Fart TechnologyOf course it’s called Nosulus Rift.
  39. New York Sports Fans Have Learned to Love the Fire Sale and Embrace LosingFor one season, anyway.
  40. in development
    Live-Action Pokémon Movie Will Reportedly HappenThe impact of Pokémon Go.
  41. There Are Some Very Unsettling Things Happening on Pokémon Go So FarIncluding robberies, dead bodies, and the loss of jobs.
  42. Pokémon Is Back As an Augmented-Reality Game for People With Zero ShameBe prepared to do some awkward stuff in public if you wanna catch ‘em all.
  43. get in formation
    The Bloop Guide to Summer PartiesAminatou Sow and Jenna Wortham on what to wear, eat, drink, and play between now and Labor Day.
  44. What It Means to Be Uncommonly Good at Cards Against HumanityIt’s about more than having a weird sense of humor.
  45. ESPN’s Eight-Hour O.J. Documentary Is a MasterpieceO.J.: Made in America is going to blow your mind.
  46. These Massive Dice Have 120 SidesConsider this the next time you bet with some shady six-sider.
  47. The Mets and Cubs Are League Favorites. Could This Possibly Be Real?It’s opening day and the Mets and Cubs are league favorites, hard as that is to believe.
  48. games of thrones
    Game of Thrones Cast Plays Sword or Metal BandI guess they don’t read recaps.
  49. games
    Paul Rudd and Stephen Hawking Play Quantum Chess“Oh … oh, I’m probably going to lose.” 
  50. In the Future of Sports Fandom, State Lines Mean NothingThe St. Louis Rams are decamping for Los Angeles. Who cares?
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