The Winter Olympics arrive 150 years after an ethnic cleansing
The Winter Olympics arrive 150 years after an ethnic cleansing.
Unlike another despot known for looking at things, Putin's gaze always seems to fall on objects off-camera.
The self-important sports press should pipe down about Marshawn Lynch's pre-Super Bowl reticence.
Surprising patterns emerge from millions of fan posts
After kickoff, fans start acting anxious and depressed for two to three straight hours
One-in-four American sport fans believe their team has been cursed at some point.
Against the tyranny of cuteness
Against the tyranny of cuteness in America.
The Tuesday before the Super Bowl has become a gigantic waste of time.
and Other Great Moments in North Korean Sports
*/ What Kim Jong Un’s government has called the “hot wind of sports blowing through Korea” wasn’t just Dennis Rodman dropping by. Even as the country appears increasingly unstable, Kim, like his father and grandfather before him, has been obsessed with sports. Athletics, it turns out, have offered a rare window into the secretive country since its founding in 1948. Here, we present a historical highlight reel. July 1966 An Improbable World Cup Success North Korea becomes the first Asian team to advance to the quarterfinals after beating Italy 1-0 in the first round.
A Grantland piece about a putter evinced extreme insensitivity toward transgender people, marring the whole article.
The NFL's concussions settlement was delayed. But the bad structure remains in place.