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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.
The thirty-second spots for chips, beer, babes and flatulent slackers star in the big game.
David Zirin argues for a Super Bowl chock-full of advocacy ads.
The Tim Tebow commercial is no departure at all for viewers of the big game.
If not for the incessant backlash against NBA players, the all-white All-American Basketball Alliance would never have gotten off the ground.
The Supreme Court will soon tell the NFL whether it can knock out competition by cutting deals as a single entity.
University of Texas football coach Mack Brown is getting a $2 million bonus while the rest of campus is tightening its belt.