March 21, 2013
The joylessness of watching the world’s once-best athlete.
Which Sport Is Most Immune to Moneyball?
March 07, 2013
Even the experts at the MIT Sloan conference couldn't agree.
The Brazilian star's shadow still looms over the MLS.
The Geopolitics of Cheating
February 18, 2013
Soccer's fixing epidemic is a symptom of a much bigger problem.
LeBron James, the Workingman's Hero
February 16, 2013
"The Decision" was the right move after all—and the fulfillment of the American Dream.
Hey, America: You Could Rule Rugby, If Only You Tried
February 07, 2013
For proof, like no further than Carlin Isles, the sport's fastest man.
Gambling with NFL Fandom
February 02, 2013
I decided to bet on the sport I love. I lost, even when I won.
Fourth Down? We're Going for It!
February 01, 2013
How advanced statistics could transform the NFL.
Assessing Baseball's New Cellphone Plan
January 27, 2013
Major League Baseball just signed a deal to replace those dugout landlines with cellphones for calls to the bullpen. Is this an improvement?
The new Bryant is as meta as ever—more a concept than a human being.