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  1. government shutdown
    How the Government Shutdown Could Derail the Super BowlAtlanta’s airport is a disaster and city officials are getting worried.
  2. games
    If You Could Play Any Sport, Which One Should You Choose?(I don’t think it’s football or baseball.)
  3. style
    Serena Williams Is Back With Yet Another Incredible Tennis OutfitShe wore a green jumpsuit and fishnets (!) to make a “strong, powerful statement.”
  4. fast food
    This Is What Happens When You Let Trump Handle the CateringHe treated White House guests to a lavish spread of McDonald’s, Wendy’s, and Burger King.
  5. gymnastics
    The Internet Is Rightfully Obsessed With This Incredible Gymnastics RoutineKatelyn Ohashi scored a perfect 10 and had an extremely fun time doing so.
  6. games
    College Football Players Are Going to Start Quitting Bowl GamesMaybe even on college football altogether. The only question is how soon.
  7. sports
    We Demand More Thomas Middleditch As Legendary Hockey Commentator Tony BabcockHoly smokes, this guy is good!
  8. games
    Why Tom Brady’s Decline Sucks Even for Tom Brady HatersAll of a sudden, we can’t even hate the guy guiltlessly.
  9. games
    It’s Good That MLS Has Finally Accepted That It’s a Second-Tier Soccer LeagueWhy did it take so long?
  10. power
    Christine Blasey Ford Makes Her First Appearance in MonthsIn a video honoring the first woman to publicly accuse Larry Nassar.
  11. the sports section
    With White House Invitation, the Red Sox Couldn’t WinThe Red Sox will leave behind the green monster to visit the orange monster.
  12. kendall jenner
    Is Kendall Jenner Continuing Her Family’s Dating Tradition?At an NBA game in Philadelphia over the weekend, the model supported her boo by booing her sister’s.
  13. just asking questions
    Donald Trump Doomed a Football League, But He’d Have Been a Great NFL OwnerAuthor Jeff Pearlman on how Trump’s time as a USFL owner predicted so much of his presidential behavior, including his feud with the NFL.
  14. games
    The Weird Dwight Howard Saga Shows the NBA Still Has a Problem With the ClosetLike other major men’s sports, the NBA still has no openly gay players.
  15. oh no
    David Arquette Cut Badly and Left Bloody in L.A. Wrestling Death Match“Turns out Death Matches aren’t my thing.”
  16. games
    How Did Everything Go So Wrong for Carmelo Anthony?The short answer: The NBA he was made for doesn’t exist anymore.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. halloween 2018
    Beyoncé and Jay-Z Go for Gold With Olympic Halloween Costumes*Dumb political pundit voice* She’s running.
  21. 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.
  22. baseball
    Boston Celebs Absolutely Cannot Get Over the Red Sox Win Last NightSpotted: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, post-divorce.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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?”
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. strikes
    Union Leaders Rip Yankees for Crossing Picket Line at Boston HotelAs if Bostonians needed another reason to hate the Yankees.
  31. games
    Along With Everything Else, Brett Kavanaugh Is an Obnoxious JockWatching the hearings felt like listening to a post-game press conference.
  32. healthy competition
    Two Rival Olympic Hockey Players Get MarriedTwo teams both alike in dignity … a pair of star-crossed lovers take their vows.
  33. the kavanaugh hearings
    When Powerful Men Are Convinced They Can’t Be WrongOr, what Brett Kavanaugh has in common with Roger Clemens.
  34. games
    What Fresh Hell Is Barstool Sports?And did I have anything to do with bringing it about?
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. us open
    Naomi Osaka Makes First Comment After the U.S. OpenShe says she is “grateful” in her first remarks since controversial final.
  42. us open
    Serena Williams Fined $17,000 After U.S. Open Referee ControversyShe received code violations that have been decried as sexist and unfair.
  43. 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.
  44. games
    How Nike Got All the Way to Lionizing Colin KaepernickHint: It’s not really about politics.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. sports
    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.
  48. It Might Be Impossible to Be an Ethical Sports FanWhat should we do when good players are bad people?
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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