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  1. games
    Tiger Woods Just Gave Us the Feel-Good Sports Story of the CenturyBut why do we care so much?
  2. sports
    22-Year-Old Gymnast Opens Up About Her Career-Ending Fall“I thought I had just hyperextended my knees until I looked down and that wasn’t the case,” she said on TODAY.
  3. nba
    Enes Kanter Is the Man in the MiddleThe Turkish basketball player is hoping to anchor the playoff-bound Portland Trail Blazers at center. But his most important role is off the court.
  4. suits
    These Are the Best Suits I’ve Ever SeenWalter “Clyde” Frazier wears brilliant, exciting suits.
  5. games
    A Championship Game Only College-Basketball Fans Could LoveBut, for us, what a game.
  6. wrestlemania
    Someone Tackled Bret Hart at His WWE Hall of Fame InductionBret “the Hitman” Hart should no longer be hit. Please don’t do it.
  7. sports
    What Happened With UNC Women’s Basketball?New details have emerged about why the coaching staff has been placed on leave.
  8. baseball lit
    The ‘Miracle Mets’ Golden Anniversary Nostalgia Books Are Worth the PriceJust in time for the home opener, several accounts of the glory of ‘69.
  9. games
    The Era of the Old Athlete Is OverWhen did every sport become obsessed with youth?
  10. sports
    Ron Burgundy Easily Wins the First ‘Anchorman’ Mascot RaceYou stay classy, San Diego.
  11. sports
    What’s Going on With the American Figure Skater Accused of Slashing Her Rival?Mariah Bell reportedly said she “meant no harm” by the incident that occurred during a practice.
  12. q&a
    Abby Wambach Wishes She Didn’t Buy All Those Watches and CarsThe soccer legend retired at 35, but still needs a paycheck.
  13. games
    Why the MLB Off-season Explains Our Response to the Mueller InvestigationWe see the trees, but not the forest; we see so many atoms that we barely react when the bomb hits.
  14. sexual assault
    Report: Conor McGregor Under Investigation for Sexual AssaultThe UFC star has reportedly been named in a case in which a woman was raped at a hotel outside Dublin.
  15. sexual harassment
    Reporter Says Unwanted On-Camera Kiss From Boxer Was ‘Embarrassing’Boxer Kubrat Pulev grabbed and kissed reporter Jennifer Ravalo at the end of an interview.
  16. last night on late night
    Jimmy Kimmel Will Not Be Convinced Gonzaga ExistsEspecially not by people who went to Gonzaga.
  17. games
    Hardly Anyone Knows Mike Trout, the Greatest Baseball Player of All TimeOur generation’s Mickey Mantle is going to play his whole career in total obscurity.
  18. sports
    Two Women’s Soccer Stars Are Getting MarriedAli Krieger and Ashlyn Harris secretly dated for nine years.
  19. games
    Baseball’s New Rock N’ Jock EraHow much should a sport try to change?
  20. college admissions scandal
    Of Course the College Admissions Scandal Has an NCAA AngleIn a way, it’s the strangest element of this thoroughly bizarre case.
  21. obituaries
    Olympic Cyclist Kelly Catlin Found Dead at 23She was found in her Stanford University residence by a roommate.
  22. bling
    Dang, Look at the Size of the Engagement Ring A-Rod Got Jennifer Lopez!“J-Rod” is about to become a legally binding couple name.
  23. lawsuits
    The Entire U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Is Suing for Equal PayAfter they won the World Cup in 2015, they were paid a fraction of what the men’s team got for reaching round 16.
  24. games
    Losing Ain’t What It Used to BeIn sports, losing is as natural and inevitable as time or death. Everyone loses, eventually. But the way our culture treats our losers has changed.
  25. niche drama
    Scandale! Competitive Bridge Walloped by Doping AdmissionThe reigning bridge champion has admitted to taking testosterone and a fertility drug.
  26. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: The Corruption of the Vatican’s Gay Elite Has Been ExposedA jaw-dropping new book destroys the remains of the Vatican’s moral authority.
  27. lawsuits
    Gwyneth Paltrow Sued for $3 Million in Wild ‘Ski and Run’ LawsuitAnd now she’s countersuing for just $1.
  28. sports
    Lindsey Vonn Gives Emotional Speech at the ‘Oscars of Sports’ After Retiring“My comebacks have always made me a stronger person, and I’m very sad to be leaving my sport.”
  29. sitting pretty
    Anyway, Ben Affleck Owns a Chair Shaped Like Tom Brady’s HeadJust a totally regular piece of fan art.
  30. whoops
    Regina King Was Almost Crushed TonightOtherwise things are going great.
  31. games
    The Bucks Are the NBA’s Most Compelling (On-Court) DramaThe NBA is a soap opera off the court. But if you want some on-court fireworks, look to Milwaukee.
  32. sports
    Behold, 5-Year-Old Ariana Grande Enthusiastically Riding a ZamboniAs it turns out, she was a huge hockey fan as a child.
  33. sports
    Lindsey Vonn Retires From Skiing With One Final MedalShe won a bronze medal in the final race of her career.
  34. revelry
    Tom Brady Sullies Immaculate Body Temple in Victory CelebrationAfter the Super Bowl, he had “a lot of fun.”
  35. sports
    Lindsey Vonn Crashes During One of the Last Ski Races of Her CareerJust days after announcing her retirement due to devastating injuries.
  36. super bowl halftime
    Maroon 5’s Super Bowl Performance Was Safe and CloyingIt also featured a slow, cynical striptease from front man Adam Levine.
  37. super bowl halftime
    Adam Levine Presents a List of Words After Super Bowl Performance“Give. Receive. Elevate. Climb.”
  38. movie review
    Steven Soderbergh’s High Flying Bird Is Compelling Despite Its Narrative FlawsThe storytelling is unshapely — there are plot gaps and it never locks into a rhythm — but the film has a sense of mournfulness that seeps into you.
  39. super bowl 2019
    There Should Be a Whole Super Bowl Just to Watch Gladys Knight’s National AnthemIf anyone can make you feel patriotic, it’s Gladys.
  40. sports
    Ava DuVernay Is Happily Boycotting the Super BowlAnd hopes you will, too.
  41. lawsuits
    Gwyneth Paltrow Sued for $3 Million in Wild ‘Ski and Run’ LawsuitShe was allegedly “out of control.”
  42. games
    Good-bye, Kristaps Porzingis, I’ll Miss YouThe Knick I unconditionally loved the most, and for the longest.
  43. controversies
    Adam Levine ‘Absolutely 100 Percent’ Thought About Decision to Play Super Bowl“No one put more thought and love into this than I did.”
  44. sports
    Lindsey Vonn Is Retiring From Skiing After Devastating Injuries“My body is broken beyond repair,” the Olympic gold medalist wrote.
  45. vulture lists
    The 50 Best Sports Movies of All TimeBoxing epics, baseball weepies, golf comedies, and beyond.
  46. super bowl
    Maroon 5 Will Not Be Doing a Super Bowl News ConferenceThis gig has taken its toll.
  47. politics
    Clemson Football’s Black Players Mostly Skipped Trump’s ‘Hamberder’ DinnerAlmost 75% of Clemson football’s black players did not attend the White House dinner, reportedly citing the president’s racism as reason to pass.
  48. the cut opinion pages
    Put Gisele in the GameA modest proposal.
  49. games
    Was the NFL’s Success This Season Just a ‘Dead Cat Bounce’?After years of trouble, football got popular again in 2018. Why?
  50. movies
    The Most Radical Sports Film I’ve Ever SeenSteven Soderbergh’s High Flying Bird takes aim at the whole system.
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