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  1. sports
    Aaron Judge Could be the Crossover Star Baseball Desperately NeedsThere’s nothing like a home-run chase to get normal people interested in the sport again.
  2. sports
    What Exactly Is Going on With That Disgraced Celtics Coach?Ime Udoka’s suspension over inappropriate relations with a fellow staffer leaves his team and the public with questions.
  3. games
    Brett Favre Was Always Pretty AwfulThanks to his legion of defenders, the ex-QB thought he could get away with anything. An egregious scandal in Mississippi shows there are limits.
  4. rihannaissance
    Rihanna to Headline 2023 Super Bowl Halftime ShowThe most important person the NFL has ever drafted.
  5. culture
    Rihanna is Going to Make Us All Watch the Super BowlThe singer will headline the 2023 Super Bowl Halftime Show.
  6. blank space
    If Taylor Swift Isn’t Playing the Super Bowl Halftime Show, Who Is?We have some guesses and suggestions.
  7. tennis
    There Will Be No Next Roger FedererReflecting on his utter distinctiveness as he steps onto the court for one last pro match.
  8. games
    Rejoice: Tom Brady Is MiserableIt’s nice to know the guy who always wins experiences rough patches like the rest of us.
  9. power
    Everything to Know About the WNBA Star in Russian CustodyAs negotiations for Brittney Griner’s release continue, Biden is expected to meet with her wife, Cherelle Griner.
  10. tennis
    When Roger Federer Broke His Racket and Faced the FutureIn the late aughts, he came to terms with his transition from tennis God to mere mortal.
  11. the sports section
    Roger Maris’s Son Is Rooting for Aaron JudgeKevin Maris believes 61 is still the real home-run record, and he has some thoughts about Mark McGwire and Barry Bonds.
  12. games
    Did You Know the World Cup Is in Two Months?The strange timing (and location) of the world’s biggest sporting event will make it a hard sell in America.
  13. museums
    After 14 Years, the Jackie Robinson Museum Is Finally OpenThe 2008 Recession, Hurricane Sandy, and COVID all slowed down the project, but the athlete’s 100-year-old widow finally got her wish.
  14. tennis
    The Future of Men’s Tennis Looks Pretty Damn BrightThis year’s U.S. Open has shown that the era to come after Djokovic, Nadal, and Federer will not be a letdown.
  15. games
    The NFL Is America’s Best Crisis-Management CompanyA new season brings with it new scandals, but the league’s cultural dominance has never been more secure.
  16. next act
    Serena’s ChoiceWatching her, I want to retire and begin again over and over.
  17. tennis
    Serena Could Actually Win This ThingHer final U.S. Open has already been special, but it could become spectacular.
  18. serena williams
    Serena Williams Told a Story With Her U.S. Open OutfitAnd decked it out with diamonds fit for a queen.
  19. tennis
    Don’t Sleep on Tommy PaulThe former phenom is now 25, a little bit wiser, and finally making good on his early potential.
  20. games
    College Football Is Now NFL LiteA sport once defined by regional charm is awash in money and becoming more like the pros every week.
  21. vuture sports
    Rob, Ryan, and Relegation: What to Know About Welcome to WrexhamSome helpful notes for enjoying this inconsistent but compelling sports docuseries–slash–vanity project.
  22. us open
    The U.S. Government Has Forced Me to Side With Novak DjokovicDid it really have to come to this?
  23. vulture investigates
    Is Tom Brady MIA From the NFL Because of The Masked Singer? An InvestigationLet’s not forget that a pro footballer appearing on The Masked Singer isn’t a new thing.
  24. lawsuits
    Vanessa Bryant Gets Emotional During Her Testimony in Invasion-of-Privacy TrialShe said she lives “in fear” of seeing the crash photos.
  25. encounter
    Can Nasty Nestor Turn Around the Yankees?The pitcher has become an unlikely star for the Yankees. He’s just happy to be here.
  26. games
    The ‘Real’ Home-Run Record Is 73, Not 61Aaron Judge’s tremendous season has rekindled a tiresome argument about the purity of the game.
  27. goat
    Serena Williams Announces Her Retirement From TennisIn a Vogue essay, she says she plans to step away from the sport after the U.S. Open wraps next month.
  28. sports
    Tuberville and Manchin Offer to Fix the College-Sports Money MessFederal legislation on player compensation is needed. But maybe the effort should be led by lawmakers who aren’t so closely aligned with coaches.
  29. rip
    Vin Scully, Voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Dead at 94The legendary Dodger died Tuesday night.
  30. the sports section
    Is New York Still the Center of the Basketball Universe?A new documentary, ‘NYC Point Gods,’ suggests it’s not.
  31. sports
    U.S. Proposes a Prisoner Swap to Bring Brittney Griner HomeThe trade reportedly involves Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, who is serving a 25-year sentence in the U.S.
  32. vulture sports
    Vince McMahon Retires From WWE Amid InvestigationMr. McMahon has finally been handed his own catchphrase. Sort of.
  33. games
    The Time I Tried and Failed to Profile Derek JeterThe new ESPN documentary attempts to figure out who he really is. Good luck.
  34. sports!
    I Rock Climb to Prove I Can Do Hard ThingsI feel apocalypse-ready — and not a moment too soon.
  35. games
    The LIV Tour Is Built to Weather OutrageIndignation over its poaching of PGA players won’t last. But Saudi money will.
  36. washington commanders
    NFL Owner Dodges Congressional Subpoena by Going on Vacation on His YachtThe House Oversight Committee can’t depose Dan Snyder on alleged sexual misconduct at the Commanders because he’s touring the Mediterranean.
  37. sports
    The PGA Tour Is Under Investigation by the FedsDOJ investigators are questioning whether Establishment golf used anti-competitive tactics to take on an upstart rival.
  38. tennis
    This Little Red Hat Caused a Lot of Drama at WimbledonTennis purists are not happy about Nick Kyrgios violating the all-whites dress code.
  39. keeping up with the royals
    This Little Businessguy Is Back on His GrindPrince George attended an extra-sweaty Wimbledon in a suit and tie.
  40. brittney griner
    WNBA All-Stars Pay Tribute to Brittney GrinerPlayers wore jerseys with the detained basketball star’s name and number.
  41. games
    College Football Is About to Change Drastically — and Not for the BetterThe rise of two super-conferences will make the sport more like the NFL, and rob it of much of its character.
  42. tennis
    Rafael Nadal Pulls Out of Wimbledon in Major BummerAn abdominal tear did what no opponent has been able to do this year: defeat the Spaniard in a major.
  43. brittney griner
    Brittney Griner Pleads Guilty, Faces 10 Years in PrisonNow it’s up to the Biden administration to get her out of Russia.
  44. sports!
    What Was Prince William Mumbling at Wimbledon?Some people think they saw him drop a royal F-bomb.
  45. dog eat dog world
    Joey Chestnut Defends Hot Dog Eating Title, LiterallyHe fought off a protester mid-dog.
  46. games
    It’s Not Too Early to Get Excited About a Subway SeriesThe Mets and Yankees are simultaneously great for the first time in ages.
  47. sports
    Brittney Griner’s All-But-Predetermined Trial BeginsThe WNBA star is likely to be convicted and faces up to ten years in Russian prison.
  48. off-season drama
    The Nets May Be Truly Screwed NowKevin Durant reportedly wants out, leaving Kyrie Irving as possibly the only superstar standing next year.
  49. sports
    Brittney Griner Seen in Handcuffs in Russian CourtThe WNBA star’s trial for allegedly possessing hashish oil begins July 1. If convicted, she could face ten years in prison.
  50. #metoo
    The First Female Referee in WWE Says Vince McMahon Raped HerRita Chatterton does not want to be forgotten.
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