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Why is Roger Federer's on-the-court meltdown acceptable while Serena Williams's outburst is cause for a national apology tour?
The salacious sports media and the puritanical zealots that run international track and field have joined forces to hit a new low.
The ongoing obsession in the West over Caster Semenya's gender only serves to highlight the understanding and acceptance shown her in South Africa.
South African runner Caster Semenya shouldn't be the one humiliated by "gender testing"--it's the outdated views of athletic officials that are embarrassing.
The Nation's Dave Zirin defends Michael Vick and talks about how his story is not just about sports but also how we treat our nation's ex-cons.
Michael Vick has a new team, but will Philadelphia Eagles fans welcome him with their proverbial brotherly love?
Eight professional boxers died under dubious circumstances during one month this summer. Why hasn't there been a national outcry for industry reform?
For Henry Paulson and his son Merritt, the taxpayers of Portland, Oregon, must look like geese with an infinite supply of golden eggs.
Public relations is the real reason behind right-wing NFL owners' reluctance to give "ex-con" quarterback Michael Vick a second chance.
Why the absence of African-American baseball players matters.