- New York Magazine 15:00October 19, 2021The NBA Would Like You to Stop Talking About Kyrie IrvingThe league is now a culture-war lightning rod, even as its on-court product dazzles.
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- New York Magazine 04:05October 9, 2021Jon Gruden Made Racist Remark About NFL Union Leader in EmailBoth the Raiders and NFL have condemned the comment, which Gruden wrote in a 2011 email. It’s not yet clear if the coach will be disciplined.
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- New York Magazine 17:15October 6, 2021Just Buy the Damn Championship AlreadyAfter another early playoff exit, it’s time for the Yankees to embrace their biggest advantage.
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- New York Magazine 14:00September 21, 2021What Sports Learned From the Pandemic It Thinks Is OverLessons from the last 18 months.
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- New York Magazine 16:00September 19, 2021The 2021 Mets Season As Told Through 15 Steve Cohen TweetsThe team’s owner has learned in public that rebuilding a benighted franchise isn’t so easy.
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- New York Magazine 15:00September 14, 2021Dave Zirin Thinks the Kaepernick Era Is Just BeginningTalking with the veteran sports journalist about his new book, which examines how the activist quarterback transformed the sports landscape.
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- New York Magazine 14:00August 31, 2021Javy Baez Should Have Remembered Why Fans BooThe Mets player’s strange overreaction to being jeered is understandable but misguided.
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- New York Magazine 16:00August 29, 2021The Strange Beauty of Seeing Andy Murray LoseThe former world No. 1 is seemingly at peace with not contending for titles anymore — and it’s a joy to watch.
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- New York Magazine 15:00August 24, 2021College Football Is the Wild West NowAs a new season kicks off, it’s clear that the Supreme Court-weakened NCAA isn’t really in charge anymore.
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- New York Magazine 23:06August 8, 2021Ten Takeaways From a Very Weird Summer OlympicsHow these Games did and did not stand out.
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- New York Magazine 03:39June 8, 2021Jon Rahm’s COVID Disaster Is A Great Vaccine PSASome athletes are still inoculation-reluctant. Maybe watching a golfer lose more than a million dollars will help.
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- New York Magazine 16:00June 1, 2021Fans’ Bad Behavior Isn’t New. The Outrage Over It Is.Players have been complaining about how they’re treated by fans for years, and now they’re finally being heard.
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- New York Magazine 02:19May 25, 2021The Extremely Welcome, Slightly Jarring Return of Sports CrowdsWith screaming fanatics back in the mix, games are no longer a pale imitation of themselves.
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- New York Magazine 15:15May 18, 2021The Dynamic NBA’s Future So BrightAs the playoffs begin, the league looks to be on solid ground — despite the political haters.
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- New York Magazine 19:55May 6, 2021Uh-oh, Jim Dolan Found a New Team to Meddle WithThe widely reviled Knicks owner had mostly left his hockey club alone. Not anymore.
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- New York Magazine 15:00May 4, 2021Kevin Durant Needs to Win It AllIt’s the only way his big move to Brooklyn will truly pay off.
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- New York Magazine 17:00April 27, 2021Last Year’s NFL Draft Was a Charming Oasis. Now the Circus Is Back.This year’s big event is set to bring back the hype nobody missed.
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- New York Magazine 15:00April 20, 2021Why Everyone Is Enraged About the European Super LeagueEurope’s top soccer teams are forming an exclusive new league just for themselves — and even their biggest fans are now in open revolt.
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- New York Magazine 15:00April 13, 2021The Knicks’ Revolutionary CompetenceIn what feels like a miracle, the perpetually embarrassing squad is showing signs of life.
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- New York Magazine 15:00March 16, 2021Sports Are About to Look Like 2019 AgainThe Texas Rangers and Wrestlemania are paving the way for crowded stadiums and arenas to become the norm within weeks.
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- New York Magazine 16:00March 9, 2021March Madness Is Back, Outbreaks Be DamnedThe NCAA won’t let COVID ruin its cash cow a second time.
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- New York Magazine 15:00March 2, 2021The Athletes Have More to SayAthlete activism is the new normal — and organizations like LeBron James’s More Than A Vote are here to stay.
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- New York Magazine 15:26February 25, 2021Why Did Someone Pay $5 Million for a Baseball Card in 2021?The pandemic isn’t the only reason the sports-card market has been booming lately.
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- New York Magazine 16:00February 23, 2021It Already Feels Like the Post-COVID Era in SportsA shockingly normal baseball spring training presages a return to normalcy — or close to it.
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