ESPN the Magazine's "What if Michael Vick Were White?" article is a case of a media outlet shamelessly race-baiting for attention's sake.
Pro athletes are buff and broad, rich and famous, alpha and athletic, but rather than suit up in edgy, form-fitting athletic apparel, they look like they're wearing coulottes.
While television created ESPN X Games, it's a whole other thing when seen up close. Few sports combine athleticism, artistry, and outright danger as much as the X Games 17 in Los Angeles.
Extreme sports legend Travis Pastrana rightfully calls this coming weekend the craziest of his life. He'll be making his NASCAR debut in Indianapolis on Saturday, yet he's competing in X Games' events in Los Angeles on Thursday and Friday and Sunday.
Not everyone agrees that we should continue to harbor such ill will against LeBron. Here, a roundup of what sports columnists are saying about "The Decision" as the Heat sit on the brink of elimination.
If there's one thing the public should denounce it's bad poll reporting. ESPN's poll results raise far more questions about their methods than they answer about James' popularity.
"I've already heard from people at ESPN who've gotten their hands on excerpts or in one case the whole book, and they were pleased, because they said it was an honest account, warts and all."
The need for the "big story" may be one of the reasons our discourse has degraded, why there's so much anger and vitriol. If our politicians aren't being extreme, pundits will do it for them.
In today's bizarro world, too many of the privileged -- sensitive to the slightest slights -- believe that they should never have to feel anything but pride and self-satisfaction about their station in life.
A college basketball war of words saw another day when Grant Hill responded yesterday in an op-ed to Jalen Rose's comments referring to Hill as an "Uncle Tom."
For some athletes, food is about fuel, not fine dining. For others the intersection of sport and cuisine goes farthe...
Should Derrick Rose be the NBA's MVP this year? Not surprisingly, the local media in Chicago thinks so. At the risk of making his fans angry, though, I am going to suggest otherwise.
Recently, while taking notes in class, I peered forward and saw the student in front of me playing a game on his MacBook. But something about this game was particularly peculiar.
Sloan may have been a one-trick pony, but that pony ran longer and harder than everyone else. Must have been one hell of a ride.