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Barstool Sports and the Identity Politics of Being Apolitical

Much as it did with Trump last November, the news media has been scrambling to make sense of Barstool Sports’ rapid ascent to one of…

Ultimate Frisbee Is Trying to Break Into the Big Leagues

“The advent of the professional league was a big step for the legitimacy of Ultimate,” Eric Lissner says from inside the men’s football locker room…

In Honor of the ESPYs, a Quick Rundown of Silly Awards Shows

Tonight, ESPN hosts the 25th edition of the ESPYs, the channel’s sports-centric awards show that gives out prizes in categories such as Best Male Athlete,…

A Conversation With Keith Law, Baseball’s Foremost Intellectual and Firebrand

ESPN’s sabermetrics guru discusses antidepressants, the importance of logic and his great new book about the future of the national pastime Almost since its inception back…