Sports

What We Mean When We Say “All Chalk”
March 25, 2013

A piece of March Madness jargon

The Boys of Lancaster
There's a genius to the way the Amish play baseball
March 22, 2013

Nine innings with the boys of Lancaster

Tiger's Beat
The joylessness of watching Tiger Woods, the world’s once-best athlete
March 21, 2013

The joylessness of watching the world’s once-best athlete.

Which Sport Is Most Immune to Moneyball?
Even the experts at the MIT Sloan conference couldn't agree
March 07, 2013

Even the experts at the MIT Sloan conference couldn't agree.

Why Pelé's Cosmos Were the Best and Worst Thing to Happen to American Soccer
The Brazilian star's shadow still looms over the MLS
February 26, 2013

The Brazilian star's shadow still looms over the MLS.

The Geopolitics of Cheating
Soccer's fixing epidemic is a symptom of a much bigger problem.
February 18, 2013

Soccer's fixing epidemic is a symptom of a much bigger problem.

LeBron James, the Workingman's Hero
"The Decision" was the right move after all—and the fulfillment of the American Dream
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
For proof, look no further than Carlin Isles, the sport's fastest man
February 07, 2013

For proof, like no further than Carlin Isles, the sport's fastest man.

Gambling with NFL Fandom
I decided to bet on the sport I love. I lost, even when I won.
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!
How advanced statistics could transform the NFL
February 01, 2013

How advanced statistics could transform the NFL.

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