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Brittney Griner has been stuck in Russia for months. Here’s what you need to know.

Content warning: Discussion of homophobia and state violence.   When WNBA player Brittney Griner touched down in Russia for another season of the Russian Premier League, she had no idea... Read more

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More to Give: The Untimely Death of Dwayne Haskins

I remember exactly where I was when I found out Kobe Bryant died. I was in the basement of the Gap store on 400 Fulton Street in Manhattan, New York,... Read more

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The quest for more

After two months away from the game, Tom Brady has returned to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Did he make the right decision? On March 12th, 37-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo scored a... Read more

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Eight teams to watch for in women’s March Madness

For the first time in basketball history, the women’s tournament is finally sharing the “March Madness” slogan.

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Beijing 2022 proves artistry still matters in figure skating

On the morning of February 4, the audience in Beijing’s Capital Indoor Stadium, though limited by COVID-19 capacity restrictions, was rapt. It was the first day of figure skating competition... Read more

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NBA 2022 Trade Deadline Recap and Reaction

Last week in sports was supposed to be defined by the upcoming Super Bowl, but apparently no one told the NBA. With the NBA trade deadline coming and going February... Read more

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The Voice Super Bowl LVI Preview

Super Bowl LVI will take place later today at 6:00 p.m. Eastern time, with two great clubs battling it out at SoFi Stadium. Joe Burrow is looking to lead the... Read more

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Rafael Nadal is now the best but for the wrong reasons

Eyes all over the world are on Rafael Nadal, as he just clinched his 21st Grand Slam title in the Australian Open, breaking tennis records and further cementing himself as... Read more

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Support your local youth sports club over elitist “super clubs” 

“Super clubs” are an issue of economic inequality and for-profit intentions taking priority over just letting kids play their sport.

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One team, two cities?

The Tampa Bay Rays have only ever called Tampa Bay home. The baseball team has put down roots in a community that has rallied around it in moments of triumph... Read more

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College athletes scored a big win in court. The NCAA wasn’t ready

For at least the past 70 years of college athletics, it has been a foundational principle that the athletes are neither paid nor able to profit off their brand.  Now,... Read more

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MLB Postseason returns with promise of excitement

The storied time is upon us again. The air is crisper, the days are shorter, and playoff baseball is just on the horizon. Coming off of quite possibly the most... Read more

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A dive into the D.C. sports scene

You might not think of sports when you think of D.C.—but you should. Sure, Washington, D.C. is a city full of dazzling museums, restaurants, universities, and other attractions that make... Read more

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When soccer and disaster collide

On March 17, 2011, a record 9.0 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Japan triggered a tsunami that led to the biggest nuclear meltdown since Chernobyl. Months later, the unlikely... Read more

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Racism following the UEFA European Championship fundamentally changes what it means to be an English football fan

The result of the Euro final was devastating. Sure, as a staunch fan of English football, the final penalty kick that resulted in an Italian victory was a punch in... Read more

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Knowing It’s Over

It began on April 28, 2012, when the electric kid launched a rocket into the wall in center field at Dodger Stadium for his first big-league hit. It ended on... Read more

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The underrated talent of the upcoming NBA free agent class

With the NBA Finals almost at its end, the now year-round state of the NBA heads into its next stage: the offseason. Composed of the NBA Draft, the Summer League,... Read more

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What Teams Would Make My NHL, NBA, MLB, and NFL No-Trade Clauses?

When the Spittin’ Chiclets guys had Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri on their podcast recently, they were joking about the teams Kadri probably had on his modified no-trade clause when... Read more

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Fun Hypothetical – What If the MLB and College Baseball Had the Same Agreement as the NFL and College Football?

The NFL’s structures are unparalleled. And the league has created an absolute mammoth spectacle in the NFL Draft. This is because the Draft, and the NFL in general, flows so... Read more

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DC United Falls 1-0 At Home To Orlando City SC

On May 16th DC United (2-0-4, 10th, Eastern Conference) fell 1-0 to Orlando City SC (2-3-0, 2nd, Eastern Conference). The game’s only goal came in the seventh minute, thanks to... Read more