The Strength of Simone BilesThe gold medalist’s #MeToo statement calling out USA Gymnastics could be her greatest legacy.
They Should Stop Their Crying. They Hate Their Country …This cache of letters about John Carlos and Tommie Smith from 1968 sounds like it was written by Colin Kaepernick’s haters.
Black PanthersHow Sean Combs could make his dream of becoming the NFL’s first black principal owner a reality.
Creator Versus DisruptorPep Guardiola and José Mourinho battle for the fate of the universe (and the Premier League).
“It’s a Charade”The San Francisco 49ers’ Eric Reid says the NFL wants to use breast cancer awareness and “Salute to Service” funds to buy off protesting players.
How Larry Nassar Got Away With ItThe team doctor preyed on young gymnasts who’d been taught their bodies were not their own.
The Shame of English SoccerSexual abuse of minors has been a scourge in the sport for decades. The sport’s most powerful people should have done more to stop it.
Why We Love U.S. Women’s Soccer So Much Right NowHang Up and Listen breaks down what puts the kick in the team’s chemistry.
Unforced ErrorsThe All England Club discovered that its annual Wimbledon yearbook was full of plagiarism. The club kept selling it anyway.
Why We Didn’t Listen to Larry Nassar’s VictimsIt wasn’t just USA Gymnastics and Michigan State that ignored the girls and young women he abused. We all did.
The Liberal Arts Football FactoryIs Wesleyan University compromising its independent reputation and academic excellence to build an athletic cash cow?
Jerry Richardson Was “Respected”Why is it our default assumption that NFL owners are admirable people? And why do we call them “Mister”?
How Darren McFadden Changed Football ForeverHis NFL career may have been unremarkable, but the running back’s starring role in the wildcat formation revolutionized the game.
The NFL’s $100 Million Ploy to Stop Player ProtestsThe 49ers’ Eric Reid was asked if he’d stop kneeling during the national anthem if the league donated money to social justice organizations.
Has Our Prediction Addiction Gotten Out of Hand? Have too many hot takes caused sports forecasting to boil over? Hang Up and Listen discusses.