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The misremembering of McGwire-Sosa

Nobody cared that Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa were using, right up until they did.

Willie Taggart’s ready to find out what happens after your dream comes true

How Taggart went from being ‘the third Harbaugh’ to landing the job he always wanted.

At Miami, history is right there on the sidelines (and it’s yelling at you)

At other football programs, alumni come back. At Miami, they never leave.

Tottenham star Son Heung-min is trying to play his way out of Korea’s mandatory military service

Son Heung-min needs to win the Asian Games, a tournament he’s far too good for, and his career hangs in the balance.

Browns TE David Njoku is waging a lonely war against Fortnite

The Browns tight end is a believer in PUBG, and will battle anyone who argues otherwise.

No one ever got it right with Randy Moss

According to coaches, opponents, and former teammates, the first-ballot Hall of Famer deserves only one label: The NFL’s best receiver.

Tour de France riders share the stories behind their good luck charms

6 Tour de France riders show off the objects that protect them and remind them of home while they’re racing 2,100 miles around France.

How 2 gay refugee soccer players are fighting for acceptance in the Horn of Africa

Refugees won’t be represented in the World Cup, but in Kakuma, the world’s third-largest refugee camp, LGBT athletes are finding a voice through soccer.

Enjoy the World Cup this summer, because international soccer is about to change forever

It’s the end of the World Cup as we know it.

Vegas made the Golden Knights. Now the Golden Knights can remake Vegas.

Las Vegas famously "wasn’t built on winners." Can the Golden Knights’ success change all that?

Brad Stevens is a genius — just not in the way you think he is

How the Celtics coach channeled his own weaknesses to get his team one game from the NBA Finals.

How the Orioles lost 21 straight games to start the 1988 season

And why it will never happen again.

Sports in the age of cannabis

Baseball can’t rebuild Puerto Rico, but its return is a comfort after Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico has been focused on its recovery since the devastation of Hurricane Maria. This week, MLB comes to San Juan for what will be a welcome distraction.

The Golden Knights are for Las Vegas, and Las Vegas only

How the Golden Knights and the identity of Sin City became intertwined.

The Kings tried to do the right thing after Stephon Clark’s shooting. It wasn’t enough.

After Sacramento police murdered Stephon Clark, organizers shut down entry to two Kings’ games, challenging the NBA — long considered the most progressive league — to do more.

How Portland fell in love with Damian Lillard in the age of NBA super teams

Damian Lillard is the perfect player for a city that keeps it real.

How Herm Edwards and Arizona State are disrupting college football without changing it

The new leadership model created by Herm Edwards and Arizona State athletic director Ray Anderson isn’t so new, but it could be a success story for an old partnership.

13 ways of looking at Josh Allen

The Wyoming quarterback can be many things, depending on what you want to see.

One player’s journey from Kakuma refugee camp to MLS

How Handwalla Bwana came from Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya to play for the Seattle Sounders, and what opportunity means to an immigrant.

The night Stephen Curry scored 54 points at MSG and changed basketball forever

"It never crossed my mind that this individual would basically change the definition of what is and is not a quality shot in the NBA."

The Waste Management Phoenix Open is golf’s most democratic and obscene event

The tournament is either the only real capital-P People’s Tourney on the tour or a carbuncle on golf’s ass. Or is it both?

How New Zealand made Edmund Hillary, the man who conquered Everest

Jaylen Brown is using meditation to stay sharp on the court, and to grieve off of it

The Boston Celtics’ young star is training his mind and body together to elevate his game.

‘Oh my God, it’s the Aces’: Remembering the University of Evansville plane crash that shook college basketball

The University of Evansville basketball team died in a plane crash 40 years ago. The town still can't forget.

Racing the past in Jonesport, Maine

Five days aboard the world's fastest lobster boats.

Donald Trump went after the NFL and made it impossible to ‘stick to sports’

What football will look like in the future

Escaping Kakuma

How a soccer team embraced Atlanta's culture and captured the city

Atlanta United FC shattered records in its inaugural season.

How The Process failed Jahlil Okafor

"I'm unsure if I'm still on the team. Am I really a part of this process? Am I really a part of this culture?"

College football at Fenway Park is a crass, silly money grab (and it’s beautiful)

On seeing Dartmouth vs. Brown and UMass vs. UMaine in Fenway Park.