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The CIA and me and other adventures in American sports.
The richest man in Russia buys the New Jersey Nets—proving that the NBA is in dire financial straits.
With the Olympics coming to town, the state seeks to reclaim the favelas.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should send a strong message: whatever Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was trying to do the night he was accused of rape, it's not a game.
In conversation with Alex Witt, The Nation's Dave Zirin says that the most recent allegation of sexual assault against Ben Roethlisberger could indicate the patterned behavior of a sexual predator.
Nation Sports Editor Dave Zirin denounces Woods' latest ad as just another distraction from the tournament.
Runner Caster Semenya showed up to race this week and the International Association of Athletics Federations wouldn't let her--when Semenya's only "crime" is that she may be intersex.
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan can moralize all he wants about the "educational mission" of the NCAA schools playing in March Madness--but no one is watching to learn about players' majors.
Nation sports writer Dave Zirin discusses what Tiger Woods's return to the Masters means for his image--and for the tournament.
The circumstances surrounding the death of Georgian luge slider Nodar Kumaritashvili expose the International Olympic Committee charter as a lie.