baseball

The Knicks' Owner Just Put a Notorious Sexual Harasser in Charge of a WNBA Team
May 05, 2015

A wake-up call for anyone who thought sports were becoming less hostile to women.

The Future of Binge TV Belongs to America's Oldest Sport
April 21, 2015

How the boys of summer are making sure you know winter is coming.

The Giants Have a Big Payroll, but It's Not Why They Won the World Series
Management trumped money in the 2014 postseason.
October 30, 2014

The Giants win the World Series because of superior management

Michael Pineda’s Foul Ball
Why was the Yankees pitcher suspended for breaking a rule that everyone breaks?
April 24, 2014

A pine tar controversy provides a peek into the intricate world of baseball's unwritten rules.

The Original Nate Silver Also Thinks Pundits Are 'Stupid'
Bill James on “moneyball” in 2014 and backward political thinking
March 31, 2014

In politics, he says, "People who are perceived as learned experts go on television and say stupid shit, and nobody says, 'Boy, that’s really stupid.'"

That Report That The Atlanta Braves Will Change Their Name Isn’t True
November 11, 2013

There is much to be said about the Atlanta Braves’ announcement that by the 2017 season the esteemed National League baseball franchise will have moved to a new stadium.

Why There Is Only One African-American in the World Series
October 28, 2013

The Boston Globe, The Grio, and The Los Angeles Times have all run versions of the same article about the World Series, which heads into tonight’s Game

You Should Be on A-Rod's Side in His Suit Against Baseball
October 04, 2013

In case you thought you could just pleasantly focus on a New York Yankees-free baseball playoffs, Yankees star Alex Rodriguez has sued Major League Baseball and outgoing commissioner Bud Selig, alleging tortious interference—essentially, that the lea

Mariano Rivera's Legacy Isn't as Great as You Think
September 19, 2013

Mariano Rivera, baseball's all-time saves leader, announced during spring training that this season is his last.

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