The Man Who Would Be DunkingAndrew Wiggins would’ve been the No. 1 pick in this year’s draft. Instead he’s working for free while NBA teams lose on purpose to get him.
No More KingsMagnus Carlsen is the world’s best chess player, but he shouldn’t be the world champion.
Dumb and Dumber, NFL EditionWhen pondering end-of-game strategy, coaches should remember that their opponents are totally irrational.
The Evil Genius of Fantasy FootballHow the game within a game keeps fans rabidly, uncritically engaged.
The Miracle on San Francisco BayOracle Team USA’s billionaire-funded, cheat-tastic America’s Cup comeback reveals the awesome power of the inspirational sports narrative.
Can Robert Griffin III Save the NFL?Or will pro football destroy the first megastar of the post-CTE age?
Play On, RogerThe greatest tennis player of all time has become mortal. Now maybe we can finally appreciate him.
Big Jerk, Bigger HeroRick Barry is one of the sports world’s most important trailblazers. It’s time he got the credit he deserved.
Get Jerry Jones Out of My FaceLet’s abolish the grotesque practice of showing team owners during NFL broadcasts.
In Praise of the Naked BootlegPeyton Manning’s most unstoppable weapon reveals what makes him a great quarterback.
The Year Football ChangedIn 1967, 20 years after Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color line, there were no black quarterbacks in the NFL. Here’s how history was made.
The NFL Concussion Settlement Is Bad News for Football FansIt won’t help us understand how dangerous the sport really is.