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Despite all their well-deserved success, the UConn women's basketball team struggles in the shadow of their megalomaniacal coach Geno Auriemma.
The vanquished Spartans of Michigan State have left a lot of people accustomed to limping through this recession start walking tall.
Why does the president of the NCAA think it's fine for TV networks and gamblers to profit from the Final Four, but not the players?
The embattled NBA Hall of Famer is perhaps the only figure who can expose "America's Toughest Sheriff" as the abusive bigot he is.
This is not about steroids, or an arrogant athlete getting his comeuppance--it's about the mess Bush made of the Justice Department.
The Nation's Dave Zirin explains why Barry Bonds case is the most public example of the abuses of the Bush-era Justice Department.
The case against Barry Bonds has begun to resemble the big marlin in Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea. In the end, all that may be left are the bones.
The Nation's Dave Zirin points out that when it comes to Major League Baseball and steroid use players are not the only ones who are wrong.
When it comes to steroids, no one, as A-Rod's alleged paramour Madonna might say, is like a virgin.
In America's first hard-times Super Bowl, superb athletes and a thrillingly played game rose to the challenge. Maybe the country can, too.
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