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Feb. 7 2016 11:31 PMOne of the Worst Super Bowls EverThe Denver Broncos win a grim, tedious, maddeningly ugly football game.
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Feb. 5 2016 3:34 PMPeyton Manning, You’re Our Only HopeHow the NFL’s model citizen could end the NFL’s dumb war on drugs.
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Feb. 4 2016 3:52 PMCam Newton Will Not Stop SmilingCan the Carolina Panthers quarterback make it OK for athletes to look like they’re having fun?
Ad Report Card
Feb. 4 2016 5:39 AMThe Worst Super Bowl Ad of All TimeIt was made by the same company that did the best one.
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Feb. 4 2016 5:38 AMEvery Super Bowl, RankedAll 49 games placed in their proper numerical order.
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Feb. 3 2016 6:40 PMNational Signing Day, ExplainedA guide to the convoluted and ridiculous rituals of college football’s signing day.
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Feb. 3 2016 9:51 AMWhen Media Day Goes Prime TimeMore glitz, more splash, all the same silliness.
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Jan. 29 2016 3:46 PMKyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan Are Best FriendsA tribute to the NBA’s greatest bromance.
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Jan. 25 2016 6:32 PMNBA Jerk Watch: LeBron JamesHe probably got his coach fired. Does that make LeBron a jerk?
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Jan. 21 2016 1:35 PM“He’s Saying All the Right Things”It’s time to kill sportswriting’s most persistent, most versatile cliché.
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Jan. 15 2016 6:24 PMFear of a Black QuarterbackHow Cam Newton has stretched the sports world’s racial barriers.
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Jan. 10 2016 2:27 PMThe Most Horrifying Moments in the Steelers-Bengals Game, RankedBrutal hits, fans throwing stuff at an injured quarterback, and an assistant coach yanking a player’s hair.
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Jan. 4 2016 11:15 AMFirst Day of SchoolI made it to umpire school thanks to you.
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Dec. 29 2015 1:50 PMDabo Swinney’s Master EvangelismWhy the Clemson coach’s Christianity is a big part of the Tigers’ success.
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Dec. 21 2015 2:58 PMThe Steph Curry Spiciness IndexThe most recent preposterous play from the league’s most magical player.
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Feb. 7 2016 5:02 PMThe Tweet BowlWhat Twitter’s smartest culture and sports writers are saying about the Super Bowl.
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Feb. 4 2016 6:06 PMI Hate Peyton ManningWhy doesn’t everybody else?
The Completist
Feb. 4 2016 6:02 AMWhat’s It Like to Watch Every Super Bowl?Horrible.
The Completist
Feb. 4 2016 5:38 AMThe Super Bowl Time CapsuleThese are the five moments in Super Bowl history that defined their eras.
The Completist
Feb. 4 2016 5:37 AMHow the Super Bowl Became America’s Most Important EventI watched all 49 games to find out.
Quizzical
Feb. 3 2016 1:59 PMName That Super Bowl AdSure, you remember the commercial. Do you remember what it was selling?
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Feb. 2 2016 10:28 AMA Guide to Getting a Football From Cam NewtonStep 1: Be a kid.
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Jan. 26 2016 5:45 PMThe San Antonio Spurs Are Not the Greatest Team EverI am very, deeply sorry I ever doubted you, Warriors.
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Jan. 22 2016 6:20 PMHow to Talk to Bill BelichickDo: Ask about the kicking game. Don’t: Ask him if he cares to elaborate on that.
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Jan. 18 2016 5:45 AMJust a Guy at the BarLoving football, despite its flaws, as a transgender man.
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Jan. 13 2016 6:21 PMUmpire School Diary: Update 3I’ve been working on my hat and mask mechanics.
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Jan. 8 2016 5:31 PMUmpire School Diary: Update 2I’ve been holding my own.
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Jan. 1 2016 5:52 PMAlabama’s Joyless ChampionNick Saban might be the greatest college coach of all time. He’s definitely the grimmest.
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Dec. 23 2015 10:30 AMFootball DiplomacyIt’s silly season for bowl games, but none could be sillier than the Glasnost Bowl.
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Dec. 21 2015 11:50 AMConcussion LiesThe film about the NFL’s apparent CTE epidemic feeds the pervasive national myths about head trauma.

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