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The Redemption

How LeBron James and Cleveland found their way back to each other.

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Oct. 30 2014 11:47 AMIntroducing Slate’s Marathon Time Predictor
A better way to calculate how fast you’ll run.
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Oct. 29 2014 6:34 PMNBA Stars Aren’t SuperheroesThey break just like the rest of us puny humans.
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Oct. 27 2014 5:56 PMThe Iron GiantJust one pitcher in baseball history had a better postseason than Madison Bumgarner’s 2014 playoff run.
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Oct. 20 2014 10:23 AMWhere I Was Wrong About the RoyalsI underestimated the value of building a team that’s just barely better than mediocre.
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Oct. 16 2014 1:20 PMThe Best Gymnast in the WorldHow Simone Biles dominates the competition.
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Oct. 15 2014 2:06 PMThe Fans Are on the Field!A history of celebratory field-storming in baseball, from the 1920s to today.
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Oct. 6 2014 4:27 PMThe Genius of Buck ShowalterFinally, a manager who knows how to handle a bullpen in the postseason.
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Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PMBunt-a-Palooza!How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game? 
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Sept. 28 2014 8:30 PMNFL Players Die Young. Or Maybe They Live Long Lives.Why it’s so hard to pin down the effects of football on players’ lives.
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Sept. 25 2014 1:23 PMLes on OPSLSU football coach Les Miles explains advanced baseball statistics, for some reason.
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Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM“It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion”An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
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Sept. 17 2014 3:51 PMNFL Jerk Watch: Roger GoodellHow much should you loathe the pro football commissioner?
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Sept. 15 2014 8:41 PMYou’re Cut, Adrian PetersonWhy fantasy football owners should release the Minnesota Vikings star.
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Sept. 12 2014 4:36 PM“There’s No Tolerance for That”Pete Carroll and Jim Harbaugh say they don’t abide domestic abuse. So why do the Seahawks and 49ers have a combined six players accused of violence against women?
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Sept. 10 2014 6:36 PMWhere’s the Tape?An AP report is not enough—we need video proof that an NFL executive watched the Ray Rice video.
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Oct. 30 2014 2:08 AMAlex Gordon’s Not-So-Mad DashShould the Royals left fielder have tried to run all the way home to tie Game 7 of the World Series?
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Oct. 28 2014 10:51 AMKyrie on My Wayward SonJames of Thrones, Home Oladipo, Ibaka Flocka Flame, and 2014’s other most popular fantasy basketball team names.
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Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PMKeepaway, on Three. Ready—Break!On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.
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Oct. 16 2014 2:03 PMOh What a Relief It IsHow the rise of the bullpen has changed baseball.
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Oct. 15 2014 5:07 PMBaseball’s Strike Zone Expansion Is Out of ControlWhen will someone shrink it back down to size?
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Oct. 7 2014 10:03 AMGlavineland and QuisenberriaA new U.S. map based on where baseball players were born.
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Oct. 3 2014 4:57 PMThe Royals Have the Mike Trout Scouting ReportHow to pitch to the best player in baseball.
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Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PMGoodbye, Tough GuyIt’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.
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Sept. 25 2014 9:48 PMThe Real Reason Bill Simmons Got SuspendedThe Sports Guy wanted to prove he can still speak truth to power. ESPN wanted to show who's really in charge.
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Sept. 23 2014 7:27 PMYou’re Fired, Roger GoodellIf the commissioner gets the ax, the NFL would still need a better justice system. What would that look like?
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Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AMGrandmaster ClashOne of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.
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Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PMGiving Up on GoodellHow the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.
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Sept. 15 2014 5:37 PMA Stupid Man for Our Stupid TimesWhat Stephen Colbert is to dumb, infuriating politicians, PFTCommenter is to the dumb, infuriating NFL.
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Sept. 11 2014 7:29 PMWhy Is Terrell Suggs Still in the NFL?Like his teammate Ray Rice, the Ravens linebacker was accused of beating up his wife. But in his case, there was no video.
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Sept. 9 2014 9:24 PMWe Love Our (White) FansHawks owner Bruce Levenson’s email reveals how Atlanta’s sports franchises think about race.

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