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    The Olympics Will Reel You In AgainThe Games still make for spectacular television, even with no fans and COVID cases surging.
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    Babe Ruth Was Never This VersatileShohei Ohtani isn’t just baseball’s most exciting player, he might be the key to the sport’s future.
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    Sports Are Already Getting Less PoliticalFor better and worse, the post-Trump era is looking like a return to a less opinionated time across the world of athletics.
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    The Extremely Selective Outrage Around Baseball CheatingMLB’s “sticky stuff” crackdown is a reminder that when it comes to bending the rules, hometown fans are always forgiving.
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    The NCAA Looks Like a Dead Organization WalkingJustice Brett Kavanaugh, of all people, has stuck a dagger into college sports’ unjust business model.
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    This Was the Biggest Challenge of Kevin Durant’s CareerMaybe he can quiet some of the haters after almost single-handedly defeating the Bucks in Game Five.
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    Jon Rahm’s COVID Disaster Is a Great Vaccine PSASome athletes are still inoculation reluctant. Maybe watching a golfer lose more than a million dollars will help.
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    Tennis Lessons and Learning to Feel at Home in My BodyAt age 28, I began transitioning. But my body didn’t become mine until I picked up a racket.
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    Let’s Have a Good-Faith Discussion About Naomi OsakaHer abrupt exit from the French Open over anxiety around press conferences does not lend itself to a simple narrative.
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    Fans’ Bad Behavior Isn’t New. The Outrage Over It Is.Players have been complaining about how they’re treated by fans for years, and now they’re finally being heard.
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    The Extremely Welcome, Slightly Jarring Return of Sports CrowdsWith screaming fanatics back in the mix, games are no longer a pale imitation of themselves.
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    The Dynamic NBA’s Future So BrightAs the playoffs begin, the league looks to be on solid ground — despite the political haters.
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    States Are Starting to Fix the NCAA — For the Wrong ReasonsCompetition, not morality, is driving legislation that allows college athletes to make some money.
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    Kevin Durant Needs to Win It AllIt’s the only way his big move to Brooklyn will truly pay off.
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    The View From the Stands for a Shockingly Good Knicks SeasonNew York is coming back, and so is its long-underachieving marquee basketball team.
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    Last Year’s NFL Draft Was a Charming Oasis. Now the Circus Is Back.This year’s big event is set to bring back the hype nobody missed.
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    Why Everyone Is Enraged About the European Super LeagueEurope’s top soccer teams are forming an exclusive new league just for themselves — and even their biggest fans are now in open revolt.
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    The Knicks’ Revolutionary CompetenceIn what feels like a miracle, the perpetually embarrassing squad is showing signs of life.
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    Major League Baseball Has Not Gone WokeThe league’s decision to move its All-Star Game out of Georgia was a cold business calculation, not a statement of principle.
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    Baseball Can’t Screw Up Its Big 2021 OpportunityThe sport has a chance for a banner season — but a treacherous labor war looms at the other end.
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    Who You Should Root For in March Madness (Not Oral Roberts)A totally harmless guide for the extremely casual fan.
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    Sports Are About to Look Like 2019 AgainThe Texas Rangers and Wrestlemania are paving the way for crowded stadiums and arenas to become the norm within weeks.
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    March Madness Is Back, Outbreaks Be DamnedThe NCAA won’t let COVID ruin its cash cow a second time.
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    The Athletes Have More to SayAthlete activism is the new normal — and organizations like LeBron James’s More Than a Vote are here to stay.
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    It Already Feels Like the Post-COVID Era in SportsA shockingly ordinary baseball spring training presages a return to normalcy — or close to it.
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    Mortal Kombat Trailer: Wham, Bam, Thank You Ma’am!That’s a lot of mutilated arms.
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    Sports Have Been a Shadow of Themselves Without FansThe wisdom of bringing spectators back right now is debatable. But there’s no arguing how much they’ve been missed.
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    A Telling Streak at the Pandemic Super BowlA blowout that should have been remembered for cementing Tom Brady’s legacy instead served as a symbol for the nation’s coronavirus failures.
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    A Marquee Super Bowl Is the NFL’s Reward for Cutting CornersCOVID schmovid. It’s Tom Brady versus Patrick Mahomes!
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    7 Ways Trump Changed Sports ForeverHe left a permanent imprint — and not entirely in a bad way.
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    Bill Belichick Can’t Escape Trump That EasilyThe Patriots coach declined a Medal of Freedom, but his and other Trump-friendly sports figures’ legacies remain linked to the president.
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    How on Earth Are They Going to Pull Off the Olympics?Almost a year after their postponement, the pandemic is still raging. Maybe giving up altogether wouldn’t be such a bad thing.
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    The Next Cinematic Universe You Have to Worry About Is the Rubik’s CubiverseA complex, multi-platform Rubik’s Cube experience is coming for us and you are helpless to stop it.
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    The 10 Most Important Sports Figures of 2020The athletes, executives, and yes, politicians, who defined a stormy year.
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    10 Ways 2020 Changed Sports ForeverThe pandemic and the racial-justice movement will leave permanent marks, on and off the field.
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    The Best Board Games of 2020Featuring dragon eggs, trivia by Ken Jennings, and slick new apps.
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    Cleveland’s Baseball Team Shouldn’t Get Too Much CreditChanging its name is a welcome move, but one that’s long, long overdue.
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    How Sports Leagues Are Gearing Up for Another Weird SeasonEveryone is hoping for vaccine-enabled normalcy in 2021, but some sports are better positioned than others to wait things out.
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    The NFL Is Too Big to Let COVID Stop ItThe increasingly pandemic-afflicted league has learned an important lesson from other sports: Just keep playing.
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    Sports Are Making COVID Look Like No Big DealCoaches and athletes’ casual approach to the virus doesn’t exactly set a great example for the rest of the country.
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    11 (Not Obvious) Board Games You Can Play Over ZoomWith a little creativity, you can make these games work virtually.
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    COVID Is an Existential Crisis for College BasketballThanks to unlucky timing, no sport has been as badly hit by the pandemic.
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    Sports Leagues Are Being Very Trumpy After the ElectionThe NFL, NBA, and MLB may have veered left this year, but they aren’t acknowledging that Biden won.
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    If Trump Wins, Athletes Might Just Stop PlayingA shock victory next week would have a tectonic effect on activists in the NFL and other leagues.
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    Netflix Takes a Stab at Its Own Assassin’s Creed AdaptationHopefully this series is better than the movie.
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    The Pandemic Lessons From MLB’s Surprisingly Successful SeasonFour takeaways and four unknowns as the World Series looms.
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    The Fans Can Go to Games Again. Will They?The stadiums are open, but fans aren’t exactly rushing through the doors.
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    Why Are Pandemic Sports Ratings So Terrible?Some theories on why viewers have unexpectedly turned away in droves.
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    LeBron James Is Now at the Center of EverythingStill dominant on the court, he has fully embraced his role as sports’ moral conscience as he vies for another title.
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    Sports Pulled Off a Miracle in 2020. Now What About 2021?The pandemic isn’t going anywhere, but leagues can’t afford another season with no fans.
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