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Big up yourselves! In this clip, Ali G keeps it real with John Naber, US Olympians President. Respect!

You can tell right away that Goldberg didn't read a book, an article, even a fortune cookie, about the 1968 Olympics before whipping out his laptop.

If China's leaders believe they've released enough steam for a smooth Olympics, they could be in for a surprise.

A conspiracy of management cronies is blocking 91-year-old union pioneer Marvin Miller from the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Don't let Olympic fever obscure the role China plays in the Sudanese government's reign of terror, rape and killing.

For the last decade, NASCAR has tried to shed its legacy as a sport
indelibly linked to the confederate flag.

Two Oklahoma corporate raiders have stolen one of Seattle's most beloved sports franchises with an unlikely accomplice, the NBA's commissioner, David Stern.

It's a little known fact, but Ralph Nader is seriously interested in sports, which is why he believes there should be a Bill of Rights just for the fans.

Is Don Imus irredeemably stupid or just a run-of-the-mill racist?

Eliot Asinof, blacklisted author of Eight Men Out, created a lifetime of work celebrating rebels and victims of injustice.

Blogs

The Justice Department’s quest to prosecute Barry Bonds is a shameful stain in their history. Now put him in the Hall of Fame.

April 23, 2015

Thabo Sefolosha of the Atlanta Hawks is looking for payback after New York’s Finest ended his season prematurely.

April 15, 2015

Eduardo Galeano taught us not to be embarrassed for refusing to acclimate to the horrors of the present.

April 13, 2015

Thabo Sefolosha encountered the NYPD at a club. A fellow NBA player had been stabbed. This interaction ended with Sefolosha being done for the season.

April 10, 2015

The near-miss by the Wisconsin Badgers in the NCAA final will not cause Scott Walker to lose a wink of sleep.

April 7, 2015

The most important coach in college basketball has decided to take a pass on whether he stands with the RFRA law that’s animating this year’s Final Four.

April 1, 2015

If the NCAA is serious about its opposition to Indiana's religious freedom law they should move the Final Four

March 31, 2015

Governor Mike Pence just signed a bill licensing discrimination against LGBT people.

March 28, 2015

Andy Schwarz explains why the NCAA is not only morally indefensible but economically ludicrous. 

March 27, 2015

When Chris Borland was trying to figure out his future, he spoke to an old school NFL rebel.

March 24, 2015