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In the same way that the best part of March Madness is the first two weekends, the best part of an international soccer ...
I had accepted that the Panthers would hoist the Stanley Cup nearly two weeks ago, when they took a 3-0 series lead on the ...
Roger Federer has won 20 major titles and over 100 tournaments overall, once held the world No. 1 spot for 237 weeks in a row ...
There is no more confounding international side in the world than Italy. Just in my lifetime, Italy has been a world champion ...
Anything perceptive is still smothered in Lalas's persona of smug authority. He operates from a position of grievance, he ...
Coaching is many things: teaching, cajoling, yelling, hugging, and convincing those in your charge to accept it all while ...
Is momentum real? Do past outcomes—the outcomes themselves, and not the processes that led to them—influence future results?
This weekend's U.S. Olympic Diving Trials saw many dizzying dives from varying heights. Delaney Schnell won the individual ...
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The NHL ads that run during the playoffs are predictable. Dramatic background music, vintage clips of guys lifting the Cup, ...
If the unrealistic archetype for womanhood in the 2010s was the “cool girl” from Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl, her younger ...