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More Unforced Errors

Documenting Times of London writer Neil Harman’s extensive Wimbledon plagiarism.

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.
July 9 2014 7:33 PMWhy Brazil LostRather than make a real plan, they abandoned themselves to romantic notions of passion and desire.
July 2 2014 7:55 PMWalking to Stay One Step AheadLionel Messi has figured out how to win matches by moving less than everyone else.
June 27 2014 1:34 PMWe Are Soccer Adults NowHow Jürgen Klinsmann helped the American team come of age in Brazil.
June 25 2014 3:33 PMLet's Get CynicalUruguay and Italy drag a beautiful World Cup back into the muck.
June 24 2014 2:18 PMThe Tooth HurtsA short history of biting in sports.
June 19 2014 12:23 PMHow to Negotiate With Daniel SnyderThe Washington owner said he’d never change his team’s nickname. How can the NFL get him to do it anyway?
June 16 2014 6:59 PMThe Disease of LessWhy are we praising the Spurs’ stars for taking smaller salaries?
June 11 2014 2:24 PMIs Germany Too Nice to Win the World Cup?The 2014 squad is missing its Klaus Kinski.
June 6 2014 11:04 AMDelonte West, Mental Health, and the NBA: The ConversationsWhat readers and staff are saying about Slate’s story of the week.
June 4 2014 11:52 PMWhy Isn’t Delonte West in the NBA?He was branded as “crazy” and became the subject of a vicious rumor. Is the stigma against mental illness keeping him out of the league?
June 4 2014 1:19 PMSlate Voice: “Why Isn’t Delonte West in the NBA?”Listen to Slate’s David Haglund read his story on Delonte West.
May 16 2014 5:12 PMA Hello to ArmsForget height. Basketball players’ wingspans are absurd and amazing.
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?
July 6 2014 9:41 PMThis Land Is Their Land
The Braves, Chiefs, and Washington NFL team all play on land seized from American Indians.

July 2 2014 5:27 PMWho Was Dent McSkimming?The truth behind the legend of the lone American reporter at the 1950 World Cup.
June 26 2014 12:09 AMAmerican GoatThe problem with blaming Michael Bradley for the U.S. draw against Portugal.
June 24 2014 3:26 PMCleveland's Plan to Win Back LeBron JamesThis is owner Dan Gilbert's "dare to be great" situation.
June 23 2014 2:17 PMAmerican InvasionThe U.S. national team and its rowdy fans have taken over Brazil. The locals are not pleased.
June 17 2014 1:41 PMLady Luck, Wrapped in an American FlagHow the U.S. men’s national team finally beat Ghana.
June 12 2014 8:58 AMHow the World Cup Made Brazil Hate Its Own National TeamBlame FIFA.
June 9 2014 10:39 AMWill Brazil Take Home the Trophy? Spain? Argentina?Use our interactive to make your World Cup picks, or let us pick for you based on population, animal power, and more.
June 6 2014 9:19 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Slate’s executive editor and Hang Up and Listen host on basketball, math, The Simpsons, and the sexiest pop hit of 1909.
June 4 2014 1:25 PMFinding Delonte WestGetting an interview with the subject of my Slate story was a lot harder than I thought it would be.
June 4 2014 1:19 PM“I Didn’t Really Know What the Story Would Be Until I Did”David Haglund and his editor Josh Levin talk about reporting his longform story on Delonte West.
May 8 2014 2:40 PMReleases Bursts of Heat From Eyeballs, a Bit Stiff in the HipsSuperman’s NFL draft profile.