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How Things Break

Ali fought Liston 50 years ago. Two legends were born, but another was broken.

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May 19 2015 4:23 PMCaution FlagThe Indy 500 is turning into a car-flipping debacle.
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May 15 2015 2:14 PMInside Pedro’s BrainThe new Pedro Martinez memoir offers rare insight into the career of a pitching great.
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May 13 2015 2:42 PMThe NBA Draft Is BrokenHere’s how to fix it.
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May 11 2015 6:37 PMHow Bill Simmons Changed SportswritingAnd why being let go by ESPN is the best thing that could have happened for his career.
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May 8 2015 3:58 PMHow to Save BoxingThe sport needs more fights like Mayweather-Pacquiao.
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April 30 2015 8:18 PMTalent Trumps PrincipleJameis Winston’s disturbing history will soon be a distant memory for the NFL.
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April 30 2015 3:07 AMWhat It’s Like to Hit a ManI tried boxing. It was scary how good it felt.
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April 29 2015 12:43 PMThere Will Be DisappointmentMayweather-Pacquiao is set to be an exorbitantly overpriced dud.
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April 23 2015 3:11 PMIs This Basketball? A field guide to the grisly circus that is the Eastern Conference playoffs.
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April 13 2015 11:10 AMMoving OnSorry, Jordan Spieth. There will never be another Tiger Woods.
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April 3 2015 1:53 PMI Beat DukeWhat it’s like to take down college basketball’s most hated program, in the words of the men who did it.
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April 2 2015 9:30 AM30 Ballparks in 30 DaysThe ultimate baseball road trip itinerary generator returns for the 2015 season.
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March 31 2015 12:25 PMRunning the ScamJohn Calipari’s deal is bad, even for players whose knees survive it.
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March 29 2015 1:00 PMSympathy for the DevilWhy it’s wrong to call John Calipari just another cog in the evil NCAA machine.
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March 26 2015 1:19 PMBest Loss EverA Duke-hating aficionado’s guide to the sweetest Blue Devils tournament defeats of all time.
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May 18 2015 9:55 PMPatriots Derangement SyndromeDeflategate has sent New England fans over the deep end.
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May 14 2015 1:02 PMAtswhatimtalknboutHow racehorse names got so long and goofy.
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May 12 2015 5:48 PMCommandant Goodell’s Kangaroo CourtThe NFL’s deflategate punishment was outlandishly excessive.
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May 8 2015 5:26 PMSave GrantlandPlease don’t send Bill Simmons’ amazing site packing with him, ESPN. 
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May 6 2015 5:53 PMSuspend James DolanThe Knicks owner just hired sexual harasser Isiah Thomas as president of a WNBA team. Will the NBA do the right thing?
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April 30 2015 1:04 PMHow to Watch BoxingA video guide to appreciating the finer points of two guys slugging each other.
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April 29 2015 8:35 PMTake Me Out to No CrowdA sad, lifeless day at the ballpark in Baltimore.
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April 23 2015 3:54 PMWAR Means ThisUnderstanding baseball’s most convoluted and important stat.
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April 16 2015 1:53 PMGolden StatusThe Warriors are the best team since Jordan’s Bulls. Why aren’t they respected as such?
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April 6 2015 9:59 AMGlass HoleWhy MLB fans should lament the failure of Google Glass.
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April 3 2015 3:30 AMThe Disappointment SitupThe new body language of college basketball defeat.
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April 1 2015 6:53 PMDa-Da-Da-DAT-Dat, Da-Da-DaHow the John Williams of TV sports wrote CBS’s iconic NCAA theme.
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March 29 2015 2:06 PMClock OffNotre Dame should have intentionally fouled Kentucky in the Elite Eight.
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March 27 2015 1:59 PMWorse Than LaettnerThe 18 most hateable moments in Duke basketball history.
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March 26 2015 10:53 AMBig DanceThe hottest moves from NCAA coaches and players.

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