This Chart Sums Up the Pentagon’s Paid Patriotism ProgramAll 50 sports teams that were bought off to salute America’s military.
Step Right Up and Blame the MetsA complete and depressing rundown of who bungled the World Series for New York’s beloved team.
The Royals Are the Epitome of a Moneyball TeamIgnore Ned Yost’s terrible reputation—Kansas City is a perfectly designed machine.
Best Haka EverThis Rugby World Cup produced the greatest rendition of the stirring sports war dance.
Did Jonathan Papelbon Cross the Rocker Line?The Nationals closer is big-time jerk, but it took attacking Bryce Harper to make him expendable.
Breaking HistoryNobody thought Roberta Vinci would beat Serena Williams. That’s what made it so great when she did.
Of Flying Squirrels and Yard GoatsMeet the branding geniuses behind some of minor league baseball’s craziest logos and mascots.
College Football Players Deserve the Right to UnionizeThe National Labor Relations Board knows it, but is too cowardly to say so.
Let’s Force Cities to Host the OlympicsA modest proposal inspired by Boston and Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery.”
The Timberwolves Are So Much Fun That You Should Pay to Watch ThemMinnesota is the most exciting bad team in the NBA.
War CriesHow Russia’s 2008 invasion and ongoing occupation has motivated Georgia’s Rugby World Cup team.
Yogi Berra Wasn’t Trying to Be WittyAnd he wasn’t dumb either. How did the narrative of the wise buffoon come to dominate his life?
The Serena and Venus TribuneAs teenagers, the Williams sisters published a newsletter that offers a rare glimpse into their minds, innocence, and humanity.
Let Katie SwimThere are reasons beyond gender equity for the Olympics to finally add women’s 1,500-meter events.
Push It to the LimitThe women’s 1,500-meters record just fell after 22 years. What’s the fastest humans can possibly run?