2. For its part, ESPN says it punished Simmons because he did not “operate within ESPN’s journalistic standards.” Which begs the question: Just what kind of “journalistic standards” is ESPN feigning to defend here?

  3. 4 cool tech innovations that could revolutionize sports

    A soccer ball that measures its own flight path? Yeah, there’s an app for that


  4. 'Hero cat' throws out the first pitch in the laziest way possible

    See for yourself how humiliated the cat looks



  6. Sexism in sports is so pervasive that it becomes background noise to us that we don’t even notice until something outrageous happens. Although female athletes certainly have more opportunities compared to 50 years ago, male athletes still receive the majority of resources, money, and media coverage

    3 lies we tell ourselves about women’s sports

    How do we change the culture of women’s sports? By finally having an honest conversation about it.


  7. Watch a Dallas sports anchor brilliantly slam Michael Sam’s haters

    "The world apparently shook, we almost collided with the sun, and yet somehow we have survived another day."



  9. How modern capitalism is re-segregating baseball in the 21st century

    Globalization, greed, and costly youth programs have combined to drive black Americans out of the sport


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    The week’s best editorial cartoons



  12. What’s stopping Chloie Jonnson from competing against other women are misconstrued beliefs about human anatomy after transitioning. Jonnson is a woman, and hopefully one day people will understand enough about being transgender to allow her to compete with her peers.