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International soccer lost a hero when Socrates, the masterful Brazilian midfielder who captained Brazil’s famed 1982 World Cup squad, died last weekend.
There is a reason the former Mets skipper hasn't worked a Major League dugout in a decade.
There is a message here about masculine privilege.
Roberto Clemente, Ernie Davis, Ted Williams and many more. The Nation's readers choose their childhood sports heroes.
Muhammad Ali, Hank Aaron, Gordie Howe and many more. The Nation's readers choose their childhood sports heroes.
Sports are more than just games: when we play or watch sports, we are forming the ways we look at our world and understand issues of sexism, racism, homophobia and nationalism.
Despite Hosni Mubarak's support for their sport, Egyptian squash players now show no sympathy for the fallen dictator.
A hilarious, incisive look at taxpayer-funded stadiums.
Sports has a rich tradition of resistance politics.