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Creator Versus Disruptor

Pep Guardiola and José Mourinho battle for the fate of the universe (and the Premier League).

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Dec. 11 2017 8:00 AMWhy 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?
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Nov. 30 2017 6:57 PM“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.
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Nov. 29 2017 8:23 AMHow Larry Nassar Got Away With ItThe team doctor preyed on young gymnasts who’d been taught their bodies were not their own.
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Nov. 17 2017 5:30 PMThe Boston Celtics Are Athlete’s FootCan they annoy their way to an NBA title?
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Nov. 10 2017 12:01 PMSmart Coaches Don’t PuntThe statistics say teams should go for it on fourth down. Are NFL teams finally wising up?
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Oct. 27 2017 12:54 PMThe 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.
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Oct. 26 2017 3:13 PMWatch the World Series!If you like all the things that are great about sports.
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Oct. 19 2017 11:37 AMThe Snap Heard ’Round the WorldWhen Gordon Hayward broke his leg, he joined an exclusive fraternity of catastrophically injured athletes.
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Oct. 13 2017 1:21 PMI Believe That We Must Blow the Whole Thing UpThree U.S. soccer obsessives debate the future of the men’s national team.
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Oct. 7 2017 11:14 AMThese 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.
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Sept. 26 2017 7:07 PMBlack Athletes Are Only Loved When They Are HarmlessWhat happened to Muhammad Ali will happen to Colin Kaepernick and others like him.
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Sept. 17 2017 12:17 PMThe Smearing of Michael BennettThe NFL star accused the Las Vegas police of violating his civil rights. Now the police are tarnishing his good name.
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Sept. 8 2017 11:45 AMThe NBA Needs an Unlimited Data PlanTampering with pro basketball players should be totally legal.
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Sept. 6 2017 1:52 PMUgly AmericansThe U.S. men’s national soccer team looks putrid, and World Cup qualification is in peril. Here’s how to fix it.
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Aug. 31 2017 10:54 AMHe Doesn’t Fit the SystemAnonymous NFL execs say they’re not blackballing Colin Kaepernick. They’re just racist.
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Dec. 3 2017 5:41 PMHow 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.
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Nov. 30 2017 1:35 AMThe 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.
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Nov. 28 2017 4:50 PMSchiano’s Media MenWhy so many sports writers are defending the honor of an authoritarian coach.
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Nov. 17 2017 4:33 PMJoyless DivisionCollege football divisions dilute traditional rivalries and reward weak schedules. And there’s nothing we can do about it.
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Nov. 3 2017 5:39 PMMagic 8-BallWhat Orlando tells us about the NBA’s crazy start.
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Oct. 27 2017 9:25 AMLucky, Good, and RuthlessThe Houston Astros’ players are easy to love. Their front office is not. Should we care?
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Oct. 25 2017 6:14 PMWho Is Conspiring to Keep Colin Kaepernick Out of the NFL?The quarterback should target these seven teams in his collusion grievance.
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Oct. 18 2017 5:45 AMTrump’s Big Mouth May Have Given Colin Kaepernick a Case Against the NFLThe president may be key to the quarterback winning his collusion grievance.
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Oct. 10 2017 11:20 PMStar-Spangled BummerWho’s to blame for the U.S. men’s soccer team’s failure to qualify the World Cup?
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Sept. 30 2017 3:23 PMVince Lombardi Would Be ProudThe legendary Green Bay Packers coach disliked protests, but he was a champion for racial justice.
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Sept. 25 2017 8:28 PMThe NFL Protests Are About a Lack of EmpathyPlayers want people to understand that, however Trump spins things, the protests aren’t an “anthem cause.”
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Sept. 15 2017 6:57 PMESPN Is Letting the Conservative Trolls WinIt’s the Worldwide Leader in self-inflicted wounds.
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Sept. 7 2017 7:33 PMCaught StealingLet’s marvel at the deep stupidity of the Red Sox’s sign-stealing scheme.
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Sept. 1 2017 4:21 PMBaseball Is BrokenIf you took home runs out of the game, you would get a sport that is basically unwatchable.
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Aug. 24 2017 5:50 AMDoes Fantasy Football Ruin Football Fandom?What happens when we stop caring whether our favorite teams win or lose.

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