Category: Commentary

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Losing Our Legends

  Loss is hard. Almost everything in sports is governed by the zero-sum principle: someone wins, someone loses (unless we’re talking about a non-knockout soccer match, the occasional NFL game, or the 2002 MLB All-Star Game). […]

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Black People Aren’t Feeling Baseball

  Baseball is regarded as America’s favorite pastime. Its place in the United States’ relatively short, yet storied history is forever entrenched. And just like the country that claims this sport as its own, baseball […]

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How Much A Dollar [Really] Cost?

  As we know, sports is big business. It’s huge. Dinosaur-huge. Everest-the-mountain-not-Everest-the-vocational-school huge. Every year, billions of dollars are pumped into an ever-growing industry that rewards cities across the country with high-level professional competition that […]

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The Definitive Effect of Ferguson

  In the moment, it can be impossible to ascertain what the far-reaching effects of that moment will be. When Obama was elected, we expected change and unity, not the messiest political party this side […]