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Running ‘a Foul’ of the Law: The Most Notable Athlete Arrests

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Running ‘a Foul’ of the Law: The Most Notable Athlete Arrests

By: James Smith

Athletes, even more than big named actors and rock stars, are, culturally speaking, our most highly-revered figures, because what they do on the field or on the court can seem so superhuman, so it’s always a shock when they become embroiled in major legal troubles. That’s especially true when they’re as high-profile and high-performing as... Read More

Why (Almost) No One Wants to Host the 2022 Winter Olympics

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Why (Almost) No One Wants to Host the 2022 Winter Olympics

By: Lauren Saccone

The Olympics are kind of a big deal. After all, they’re symbolic of world unity, of nations putting aside their differences and coming together to celebrate triumphs and achievements. Cities have picketed and begged for a chance to host the Olympics; they’ve campaigned and petitioned for the honor (and financial bonuses) that comes with... Read More

Why Is the Internet So Worked Up About Michael Sam?

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Why Is the Internet So Worked Up About Michael Sam?

By: Danielle Thillet

It seems natural that getting drafted for the NFL — and thus fulfilling a life-long dream — would be an emotional time for anyone, to be shared with loved ones. Someone being moved or happy, and kissing their significant other is so normal, that it’s almost downright boring. So why did the Internet blow up over Michael Sam’s reaction to... Read More

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