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  1. the sports section
    Why Did Someone Pay $5 Million for a Baseball Card in 2021?The pandemic isn’t the only reason the sports-card market has been booming lately.
  2. vulture sports
    Tiger Woods Hospitalized After Rollover Car Crash in L.A.He is recovering from a surgery on his right leg and ankle, according to a statement.
  3. legends
    The Poignancy of Serena Williams’s DeclineShe’s still better than almost anyone — but she’s no longer unbeatable.
  4. vulture sports
    Naomi Osaka Shouts Out Serena Williams After Emotional Australian Open Win“For me, I want her to play forever.”
  5. acquiescence
    Turns Out It’s Pretty Good: GolfI got so tired of sitting at home that even trying something I despised sounded alluring.
  6. games
    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.
  7. sports!
    Butterfly Blesses Naomi Osaka During Australian OpenJust a little kiss.
  8. obits
    Tom Konchalski Was the Last of the Old-School Basketball ScoutsThe legendary high-school basketball talent evaluator died Monday at 74.
  9. celebrity
    Congrats to This Puppy for Winning the Super BowlChunky Monkey was the breakout star of the Puppy Bowl, and honestly the Super Bowl as well.
  10. games
    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.
  11. super bowl lv
    Thrill of Fan Running Onto Super Bowl Field Ruined by Realization It’s an AdIn case you thought he was just moved by the love of the game.
  12. lil’ timmy tim
    Okay, Fine, This Super Bowl Commercial Is Pretty GoodIt features Timothée Chalamet as Edgar Scissorhands.
  13. serena williams
    Serena Williams Can’t Keep Track of All Her TrophiesFair enough.
  14. sports
    The Super Bowl Is This Weekend(?)Huh, who knew?
  15. tv review
    We Are the Brooklyn Saints’ Concerns Go Well Beyond Winning and LosingRudy Valdez’s Netflix docuseries reclaims dignity for its characters by seeking beauty, even poetry, in outwardly unremarkable scenarios.
  16. this thing’s incredible
    The Best Snowboarding (and Splitboarding) Boots Are Made by a Skate Brand“Only a handful of women’s snowboard boots built to withstand the backcountry and uphill climbing that are hallmarks of splitboarding.”
  17. trailer mix
    Don’t Be a Quack, Watch The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers TrailerThey’re the villains now.
  18. vulture sports
    Shaq Dares to Compete Against the Puppy BowlSHAQ Bowl will feature Ochocinco, Diplo, and two-thirds of Migos.
  19. style
    Amanda Gorman Has Signed With IMG ModelsThe youth poet laureate will also be reading a poem at the Super Bowl.
  20. games
    7 Ways Trump Changed Sports ForeverHe left a permanent imprint — and not entirely in a bad way.
  21. games
    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.
  22. games
    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.
  23. obits
    Gerry Marsden of Gerry and the Pacemakers Dead at 78His band’s cover of “You’ll Never Walk Alone” became the anthem for Liverpool Football Club.
  24. acquiescence
    Turns Out It’s Pretty Good: Sports MoviesHonestly, sports movies are just rom-coms for people who know what lat muscles are.
  25. games
    10 Ways 2020 Changed Sports ForeverThe pandemic and the racial-justice movement will leave permanent marks, on and off the field.
  26. prince neptune
    Look at This Talented BoyApparently Cody Simpson was a swimming “champion” before his pop career came calling.
  27. games
    Cleveland’s Baseball Team Shouldn’t Get Too Much CreditChanging its name is a welcome move, but one that’s long, long overdue.
  28. vulture sports
    Cleveland Indians One Step Closer to Being the Cleveland SpidersThe MLB franchise will reportedly change their name, but no word on the team’s new moniker.
  29. sports!
    Olympics Organizers Hell-Bent on 2021 GamesApparently there is a “real cast-iron will” to see the show go on.
  30. games
    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.
  31. sports
    Staten Island’s Ballpark Is Too Nice to Go to WasteThe Staten Island Yankees are no more. Here’s hoping their ballpark survives.
  32. games
    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.
  33. chump of the week
    Congrats to the Dodgers, Except This One DodgerJustin Turner tested positive for coronavirus and proceeded to hug his teammates.
  34. games
    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.
  35. celebrity shopping
    What Mike Piazza Can’t Live Without“It’s just my little fetish, I guess.”
  36. casting
    Queen Latifah Gets Drafted to Adam Sandler’s Basketball Film HustleNetflix’s just announced more of the dream team.
  37. sitting pretty
    Anyway, Ben Affleck Owns a Chair Shaped Like Tom Brady’s HeadJust a totally regular piece of fan art.
  38. games
    Why Are Pandemic Sports Ratings So Terrible?Some theories on why viewers have unexpectedly turned away in droves.
  39. games
    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.
  40. games
    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.
  41. i keep seeing this
    Why Are So Many Soccer Stars Playing Xbox Using This Suitcase?After seeing no less than 20 players rave about it, we wanted to know more about their method of gaming on the go.
  42. games
    If Athletes Want to Force Real Change, They Need to Stop PlayingSocial-justice momentum in the NBA and NFL is already stalling. Radical action is needed.
  43. power
    Naomi Osaka Wanted Her U.S. Open Masks to Make You Think“What was the message that you got, was more the question.”
  44. games
    The Fan-Free U.S. Open Shows Tennis at Its Purest — and Most BrutalWithout the raucous New York crowd to propel them, players must rely even more on their own mental fortitude.
  45. racial justice
    Naomi Osaka’s Powerful Tribute to Victims of Police ViolenceThe tennis champion is wearing masks emblazoned with the names of police-brutality victims for each match of the U.S. Open.
  46. vulture sports
    IOC Says Tokyo Olympics Are Happening ‘With or Without COVID’Starting on July 23, 2021.
  47. games
    College Football Is Still Recklessly Barreling ForwardSome of the big conferences canceled their seasons. Others seem to have adopted a “let’s hope for the best” pandemic strategy.
  48. gallery
    The Look Book Goes to the West 4th Street CourtsFor a Saturday-afternoon pickup game.
  49. labor
    NBA Playoffs to Resume, New Social Justice Initiatives AnnouncedGames will resume on Saturday, team arenas will be converted into polling locations this fall, and a new social justice coalition has been formed.
  50. jacob blake
    The NBA Strike Is Jarring. That’s the Point.A work stoppage was a completely reasonable — and courageous — reaction to the chaos going on outside basketball’s bubble.
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