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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.
The notoriously apolitical Tiger Woods's presence at Barack Obama's pre-inauguration concert could have been momentous. But it wasn't.
A sports arena and a basketball team recently have become the unlikely setting and target of protests against Israel's attacks on Gaza.
In 2008, the wall between sports and politics, which we are told is as immutable as Gibraltar, was not only challenged, it was
The Nation's Dave Zirin revisits the highlights of 2008 and sheds light on the late season meltdown of the New York Jets.
The path to the White House shouldn't be easier than the path to coach college football at Oregon State.
Billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been accused of insider trading. Is he guilty or just a target because of his larger-than-life persona and populist appeal?
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