Why 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?
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.
Joyless DivisionCollege football divisions dilute traditional rivalries and reward weak schedules. And there’s nothing we can do about it.
Lucky, Good, and RuthlessThe Houston Astros’ players are easy to love. Their front office is not. Should we care?
Who Is Conspiring to Keep Colin Kaepernick Out of the NFL?The quarterback should target these seven teams in his collusion grievance.
Trump’s Big Mouth May Have Given Colin Kaepernick a Case Against the NFLThe president may be key to the quarterback winning his collusion grievance.
Star-Spangled BummerWho’s to blame for the U.S. men’s soccer team’s failure to qualify the World Cup?
Vince Lombardi Would Be ProudThe legendary Green Bay Packers coach disliked protests, but he was a champion for racial justice.
The NFL Protests Are About a Lack of EmpathyPlayers want people to understand that, however Trump spins things, the protests aren’t an “anthem cause.”
Baseball Is BrokenIf you took home runs out of the game, you would get a sport that is basically unwatchable.
“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.
Smart Coaches Don’t PuntThe statistics say teams should go for it on fourth down. Are NFL teams finally wising up?
The World’s Best Three-on-Three Basketball PlayerIntroducing Serbia’s Dusan Bulut, a five-time world champion and the favorite to win gold in the 2020 Olympics.
The Snap Heard ’Round the WorldWhen Gordon Hayward broke his leg, he joined an exclusive fraternity of catastrophically injured athletes.
I Believe That We Must Blow the Whole Thing UpThree U.S. soccer obsessives debate the future of the men’s national team.
These Two Got the USA ThreeHow the dynamic duo of Jozy Altidore and Christian Pulisic got the U.S. back on the road to the 2018 World Cup.
Black Athletes Are Only Loved When They Are HarmlessWhat happened to Muhammad Ali will happen to Colin Kaepernick and others like him.
The Smearing of Michael BennettThe NFL star accused the Las Vegas police of violating his civil rights. Now the police are tarnishing his good name.
Ugly AmericansThe U.S. men’s national soccer team looks putrid, and World Cup qualification is in peril. Here’s how to fix it.
He Doesn’t Fit the SystemAnonymous NFL execs say they’re not blackballing Colin Kaepernick. They’re just racist.