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  1. podcast review
    It’s Illuminating to Hear a Podcaster Talk About Cam NewtonThe Cam Chronicles explores the impossible expectations the NFL star faced — and helped create.
  2. coronavirus
    When (and How) Sports Are Returning Amid the COVID-19 PandemicIn the next few weeks, the MLB, NBA, and NHL will start playing again — but they’ll look wildly different.
  3. vulture sports
    NFL Plans To Play The Black National Anthem Before Games, But Only For One WeekThe (gorgeous and powerful) ‘Lift Every Voice’ will be performed before the (boring and old) ‘Star Spangled Banner.’
  4. games
    Roger Goodell’s Black Lives Matter Moment Is a Sign of Trump’s WeaknessThe president never actually had that much power over the NFL. Now, he has none.
  5. george floyd protests
    NFL Players, Employee Forced Goodell’s Protest Ban ApologyThe NFL commissioner apologized on Friday for the league’s ban on the protests started by Colin Kaepernick, but not to Kaepernick, and not on his own.
  6. games
    Sports Have Never Felt More Meaningless Than Right NowTheir return won’t do anything to make our troubled moment feel any more normal.
  7. games
    It’s Probably Not Safe for Sports to Come Back. That May Not Matter.Both executives and fans have shown before that they’ll put entertainment over player safety.
  8. games
    The Big Questions Sports Leagues Have to Answer Before They ReopenA big one: What happens if a player tests positive for coronavirus in the middle of the season?
  9. games
    When Your Favorite Sport Might Be Coming BackSlowly but surely, the big American leagues are planning their returns.
  10. extremely online
    The Remote NFL Draft Was Basically a Meme Super BowlThe girlfriends really stepped up.
  11. games
    The NFL’s Pandemic Strategy Is to Ignore the PandemicSo far, timing has worked in the league’s favor. But its business-as-usual approach smacks of magical thinking.
  12. games
    How Desperate Are Sports Leagues Right Now? This Desperate.You know it’s bad when we’ve reached the “playing in a biodome” phase of discussion.
  13. games
    How Screwed Is Your Favorite Sport’s Season?A survey of the damage coronavirus has wrought among the NFL (fine so far), NBA (up in the air), and other major leagues.
  14. super bowl
    The Super Bowl Showed That the NFL Is Back on TopOn a night when everything went right for the league, its recent turbulent history seemed like a long time ago.
  15. games
    The Thrill of DefeatIt’s impossible to keep sports fans happy, but maybe that’s not the point.
  16. grub guides
    Where to Cheer on Your Favorite Sports Teams, According to Your FandomNew York City has sports bars for fans of all stripes.
  17. games
    We’re All Fake Fans NowWe know more about athletes than ever, but it hasn’t made them more human to us.
  18. the sports section
    U.S. Soccer Star Carli Lloyd Nets NFL Invite After Nailing 55-Yard Field GoalLloyd sees the potential for a “pioneering moment for women.”
  19. games
    The Joyous Masochism of Rooting for the Cleveland BrownsThe most desultory team in the NFL is going to be very good and very fun this season.
  20. the week in rap
    What Does Jay-Z Hope to Gain From the NFL?From a public-relations standpoint, it is difficult to see how the risk-reward calculation makes sense for Jay.
  21. i'm a business - man
    An NFL Partnership Makes Jay-Z a Producer for the Super Bowl Halftime Show“The NFL has a great big platform, and it has to be all-inclusive.”
  22. games
    Peyton Manning’s Undeserved Reputation Is His Greatest AchievementSomehow, none of the scandals seem to have stuck.
  23. football
    Trump: Football Is Too Unsafe for My Son, Not Unsafe Enough for OthersThe president says football is too “dangerous” for Barron — and that the NFL isn’t as “vicious” and “violent” as it should be.
  24. games
    Lessons From a Very, Very Bad Super BowlIt was the first time I’d ever experienced FOMO while being at the Super Bowl.
  25. sports
    Ava DuVernay Is Happily Boycotting the Super BowlAnd hopes you will, too.
  26. games
    Was the NFL’s Success This Season Just a ‘Dead Cat Bounce’?After years of trouble, football got popular again in 2018. Why?
  27. government shutdown
    How the Government Shutdown Could Derail the Super BowlAtlanta’s airport is a disaster and city officials are getting worried.
  28. games
    If You Could Play Any Sport, Which One Should You Choose?(I don’t think it’s football or baseball.)
  29. the sports page
    Travis Scott Refused to Headline Super Bowl Halftime Show Without Charity PledgeScott, Maroon 5, and Big Boi are confirmed to perform together.
  30. games
    College Football Players Are Going to Start Quitting Bowl GamesMaybe even on college football altogether. The only question is how soon.
  31. games
    Why Tom Brady’s Decline Sucks Even for Tom Brady HatersAll of a sudden, we can’t even hate the guy guiltlessly.
  32. super bowl 2019
    No One Wants to Help Maroon 5 Play the Super BowlJust like the Oscars, the NFL is scrambling.
  33. native americans
    The Washington Redskins’ Interest in Colin Kaepernick Went Nowhere. Good.Racism is the Redskins organization’s calling card. Kaepernick’s racial-justice protest is incompatible with its values.
  34. games
    The NFL’s Real Problem Isn’t Kareem Hunt. It’s Roger Goodell.The NFL’s incompetence and apathy in responding to domestic violence makes it seem like the league is awash in abusers. It isn’t.
  35. 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.
  36. american cuisine
    The ‘American’ Food at the NFL’s Europe Games Is Really … SomethingJust your casual two-foot-long hot dog topped with mac and cheese.
  37. super bowl 2019
    Rihanna Reportedly Said No to the Super Bowl Halftime Show to Support KaepernickBitch, better keep your money!
  38. 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.
  39. super bowl
    Attention NFL: Cardi B Just Got Her Third No. 1 Song … With Maroon 5This is Cardi B’s third No. 1 song in less than a year. It’s Maroon 5’s fourth in 11 years.
  40. super bowl
    Guess We’re Getting Maroon 5 As Super Bowl Halftime PerformersOkay, but will they wear Nike?
  41. games
    How Nike Got All the Way to Lionizing Colin KaepernickHint: It’s not really about politics.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. the sports section
    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.
  45. equality
    The NFL Will Have Male Cheerleaders for the First Time EverThis season, three men are joining the squads of the Los Angeles Rams and the New Orleans Saints.
  46. games
    Welcome to Our New Gambling Hell, Sports FansThe Supreme Court has just unleashed misery on the average viewer.
  47. the sports section
    NFL Anthem Protest Policy Put on Hold Under Agreement With Players’ UnionThe joint announcement came hours after a report that the Miami Dolphins might suspend protesters for four games sparked new outrage.
  48. games
    Nobody’s Going to Sports in Person Anymore. And No One Seems to Care.Which may be because it’s all by design.
  49. games
    The Sports World Needs Its #MeToo MomentUnfortunately, when fans don’t care, executives certainly won’t.
  50. vulture guides
    Everything You Need to Know About Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s Joint AlbumBreaking down the video (filmed in the Louvre!), what they said about the cheating scandal, and the shots at Trump, Kanye, Drake, and more.
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