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Grandmaster Clash

One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.

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.
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PMGiving Up on GoodellHow the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.
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.
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.
Sept. 9 2014 9:24 PMWe Love Our (White) FansHawks owner Bruce Levenson’s email reveals how Atlanta’s sports franchises think about race.
Sept. 5 2014 3:02 PMTeenage Mutant Ninja BortlesTurn Down for Watt, Stafford Infection, and 2014’s other most popular fantasy football team names.
Sept. 4 2014 12:36 PMRoger Federer Serves Like a GirlScience explains why female tennis players can serve as fast as men.
Aug. 28 2014 4:29 PMDown With the Penn State PenaltyIt’s time for the NCAA to end its pointless punishment of the Nittany Lions football program.
Aug. 27 2014 8:58 AMExorcising a Losing RecordJosh Keefe on the story behind his piece, “I Was the Worst High School Quarterback Ever.”
Aug. 26 2014 5:59 PMThe Horror II: The Return of Appalachian StateWhy did Michigan schedule a rematch of the most embarrassing defeat in college football history?
Aug. 8 2014 3:17 PMThe NCAA Still Doesn’t Care About AthletesBut giving more power to the five richest conferences in college sports will be better for the players anyway.
July 29 2014 9:17 PMWho’s Behind the New Washington Football Team Website?The team wants you to think there's a grass-roots movement in support of its offensive nickname. The site’s source code suggests otherwise.
July 18 2014 9:15 AMThe Human Red FlagLance Stephenson is the most fascinatingly flawed player in the NBA.
July 11 2014 4:23 PMThe RedemptionHow LeBron James and Cleveland found their way back to each other.
July 10 2014 9:04 PMShame on You, LeBron JamesYour website is a total abomination.
Sept. 17 2014 3:51 PMNFL Jerk Watch: Roger GoodellHow much should you loathe the pro football commissioner?
Sept. 15 2014 8:41 PMYou’re Cut, Adrian PetersonWhy fantasy football owners should release the Minnesota Vikings star.
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?
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.
Sept. 9 2014 12:15 PMThe Million-Mile ClubWhich athlete traveled the most miles in his career? Which team holds the single-season frequent-flyer record?
Sept. 4 2014 2:34 PMWashington Football SchemeIf Dan Snyder gets public money to build a new stadium, it’s time to shut down pro sports.
Sept. 3 2014 4:37 PMHail MaryHow 1994's pass-friendly rule changes saved a moribund league and created the modern NFL.
Aug. 28 2014 3:27 PMThe BCS Is DeadHere’s everything you need to know about the new college football playoff.
Aug. 26 2014 11:54 PMI Was the Worst High School Quarterback EverLessons from a winless career.
Aug. 10 2014 2:13 PMTragedy at the Race TrackTony Stewart ran over and killed Kevin Ward Jr. Is he responsible for Ward's death?
July 30 2014 6:01 PMWashington Football Team FactsEverything you need to know about why the nickname has to go.
July 24 2014 5:14 PMMore Unforced ErrorsDocumenting Times of London writer Neil Harman’s extensive Wimbledon plagiarism.
July 11 2014 6:07 PMSlate Voice:Nice Rebound!”Listen to Josh Levin read his analysis of LeBron’s Cleveland announcement.
July 11 2014 2:26 PMNice Rebound!LeBron’s Cleveland announcement was everything his 2010 decision was not: sincere, heartfelt, and not on television.
July 9 2014 7:52 PM“A Shameful Display of Selfishness and Betrayal”Can LeBron James forget Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert’s letter? Should he?