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  1. games
    How Did Everything Go So Wrong for Carmelo Anthony?The short answer: The NBA he was made for doesn’t exist anymore.
  2. new york city marathon
    Mary Keitany Won Her Fourth New York City Marathon in Five YearsShe came first in the women’s race, and now is tied as world record holder for winning the event.
  3. tv review
    Shut Up and Dribble Makes a Powerful Case for Athletes Who Speak UpLeBron James co-exec produces this thoughtful docuseries, which explores the NBA’s history of racial justice and protest.
  4. protests
    49ers Cheerleader Becomes First to Take a Knee During National AnthemThis seems to be the first time an NFL cheerleader has joined the protest against police brutality.
  5. halloween 2018
    Beyoncé and Jay-Z Go for Gold With Olympic Halloween Costumes*Dumb political pundit voice* She’s running.
  6. games
    There Is a Professional Wrestling Angle to the Murder of Jamal KhashoggiThe WWE is forging ahead with its plan for a major event in Saudi Arabia this Friday.
  7. baseball
    Boston Celebs Absolutely Cannot Get Over the Red Sox Win Last NightSpotted: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, post-divorce.
  8. games
    College Basketball Is on Trial, But Its Victims Are the Ones Being ProsecutedEven federal prosecutors have a hard time explaining why they’re doing the NCAA’s dirty work.
  9. fixations
    I Think About This a Lot: The Legend of the A-Rod Centaur PaintingOf course he needed a permanent reminder that he was a special stallion of fanciful proportions.
  10. rihanna
    Amy Schumer Won’t Do Super Bowl Ads, Says Maroon 5 Should Decline Halftime Show“I know opposing the nfl is like opposing the nra. Very tough, but don’t you want to be proud of how you’re living?”
  11. larry nassar
    Former USA Gymnastics President Arrested for Allegedly Enabling Nassar’s AbuseSteve Penny is accused of hiding or destroying evidence of Larry Nassar’s widespread sexual abuse of young gymnasts.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. tv review
    Basketball: A Love Story Is Good, But It’s No Slam DunkIf you have the slightest interest in basketball, you’ll still want to watch this massive ESPN docuseries.
  15. strikes
    Union Leaders Rip Yankees for Crossing Picket Line at Boston HotelAs if Bostonians needed another reason to hate the Yankees.
  16. games
    Along With Everything Else, Brett Kavanaugh Is an Obnoxious JockWatching the hearings felt like listening to a post-game press conference.
  17. healthy competition
    Two Rival Olympic Hockey Players Get MarriedTwo teams both alike in dignity … a pair of star-crossed lovers take their vows.
  18. the kavanaugh hearings
    When Powerful Men Are Convinced They Can’t Be WrongOr, what Brett Kavanaugh has in common with Roger Clemens.
  19. games
    What Fresh Hell Is Barstool Sports?And did I have anything to do with bringing it about?
  20. kanye west
    Watch Kanye and Saint West Throw the First Pitch at Chicago Cubs Vs. White SoxSaint is basically the Kanye of babies playing baseball.
  21. 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.
  22. us open
    Umpires Are Considering Refusing to Officiate Serena Williams’s MatchesThis is just the latest alleged penalty the tennis legend is facing for the U.S. Open controversy.
  23. 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.
  24. us open
    Naomi Osaka Explains Why She Apologized After Defeating Serena WilliamsThe tennis player is speaking out after beating Serena Williams in a controversial U.S. Open final.
  25. memes in the making
    Meryl Streep Was in the Crowd at the U.S. Open and She Was Wonderful in ItNovak Djokovic won the men’s finals, but nobody beats Meryl.
  26. us open
    Naomi Osaka Makes First Comment After the U.S. OpenShe says she is “grateful” in her first remarks since controversial final.
  27. us open
    Serena Williams Fined $17,000 After U.S. Open Referee ControversyShe received code violations that have been decried as sexist and unfair.
  28. women in sports
    Female Surfers Are Finally Getting Paid the Same As Men to Ride the Same WavesThe World Surf League announced it will have equal prize money for male and female athletes.
  29. games
    How Nike Got All the Way to Lionizing Colin KaepernickHint: It’s not really about politics.
  30. sports
    Nike Debuts Colin Kaepernick Ad, Conservatives Protest by Burning Their Own GearNike’s move appears less risky when you consider that Kaep’s protests are most unpopular with older white Republicans – not their core demographic.
  31. Nike Debuts Colin Kaepernick Ad, Conservatives Protest by Burning Their Own GearNike’s move appears less risky when you consider that Kaep’s protests are most unpopular with older white Republicans – not their core demographic.
  32. In Blow to NFL, Arbitrator Rules Colin Kaepernick’s Collusion Case Can ContinueThe NFL’s request to have the complaint dismissed due to lack of evidence was dismissed, and a full hearing is expected by the end of the year.
  33. It Might Be Impossible to Be an Ethical Sports FanWhat should we do when good players are bad people?
  34. tennis outfit court
    Billie Jean King Says Men Are Not Held to the Same Standards As Women in TennisThe tennis legend spoke with the Cut following her defense of Serena Williams’s now-banned bodysuit.
  35. tennis outfit court
    A Brief (and Frustrating) History of People Policing Women’s Tennis OutfitsSerena Williams’s all-black bodysuit was recently banned from the French Open.
  36. the catsuit
    Serena Williams Was Unfazed by the French Ban on Her Catsuit“When it comes to fashion, you don’t want to be a repeat offender.”
  37. 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.
  38. cool nuns
    This Cool Nun Threw an Amazing Opening Pitch at a White Sox Baseball GameSister Mary Jo threw a spectacular first pitch at a White Sox baseball game.
  39. The NFL’s Back, and So Are Trump’s Attacks on Protesting PlayersTwo members of the Miami Dolphins took a knee during the anthem on Thursday and someone got very cranky.
  40. the industry
    LeBron James’s New Show Shut Up and Dribble Named After Laura Ingraham InsultDid the Dixie Chicks teach us nothing about telling someone to shut up and do something?
  41. twitter fingers
    Melania Trump Is Not ‘Taking Sides’ Between Her Husband and LeBron JamesHer team clarified that she just supports James’s initiative to educate children.
  42. Welcome to Our New Gambling Hell, Sports FansThe Supreme Court has just unleashed misery on the average viewer.
  43. world class athletes
    Serena Williams Calls Constant Drug Testing ‘Discrimination’“Out of all the players it’s been proven I’m the one getting tested the most.”
  44. 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.
  45. It Looks Like We Are Now, Officially, Over Steroid PanicWhat were we even freaking out about in the first place?
  46. #metoo
    140 Sexual Abuse Survivors United to Accept a Courage Award TogetherThey were all victims of doctor Larry Nassar.
  47. sports page
    Pussy Riot Says They Were Behind the World Cup Final DisruptionFour people ran onto the field during the second half.
  48. sports
    Angelique Kerber Beats Serena Williams to Win WimbledonWilliams said after the match that she was playing for “all the mums out there.”
  49. the industry
    LeBron James, the Future LeBron James of Comedy, in Talks to Star in ComedyIt’s no Space Jam 2, but it will absolutely do.
  50. crying
    Behold, Some Heartbroken Lads Weeping After England’s World Cup LossIt’s not coming home.
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