The Snap Heard ’Round the World
When Gordon Hayward broke his leg, he joined an exclusive fraternity of catastrophically injured athletes.
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.
Does Fantasy Football Ruin Football Fandom?What happens when we stop caring whether our favorite teams win or lose.
Colin Kaepernick WonIn angering the NFL’s white billionaire owners, the quarterback lost his job but started a movement.
InflategateDon’t believe the pumped-up headlines. The latest study on CTE in the NFL doesn’t tell us anything we didn’t already know.
Kyrie Irving Is a Mad GeniusHis trade request could destroy the Cleveland Cavaliers and might ruin his career. I wholeheartedly approve.
No Shelter From the Woj BombsAdrian Wojnarowski gets more scoops than any other NBA reporter. He’ll make the ESPN hype machine even more terrifyingly powerful.
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.
The NBA Is One Big Banana BoatIt’s your duty as a basketball fan to obsess over whether players are friends.
Big Money, Pretty Big StarParis Saint-Germain is paying Neymar to be the best soccer player in the world. But will he ever surpass Messi and Ronaldo?
Howard Hughes Has a Plan to Fix the NBAThe Eastern Conference is awful. There are too many bad games on TV. Should we burn it to the ground and start over?
John Wooden’s Homespun Creed Was Not So HomespunThe legendary basketball coach claimed his father developed a brilliant, seven-point philosophy of life. That’s total hogwash.
Flipping AwesomeIn praise of the Philadelphia Phillies’ Odubel Herrera, who tosses his bat skyward when he grounds out to second base.