American Child Welfare Ruins Lives, Here’s Your Receipt
There's one way to enter the child-welfare system and make it out in one piece: luck.
A Brief History of America's Favorite Pastime's Favorite Pastime
If there's one thing that knits together the history of baseball, it's cheating.
The Evolution of the Hot Take: A Brief History of Bad Sports Writing
The quick story of American sports writing is a series of turns, leading to a form of dehumanizing, black-and-white moralism: the "hot take."
Great White Hoax: Chael Sonnen, Racial Coding, and the UFC
How an average fighter used racially coded language to tap into some dark insecurities and rise through the ranks of the UFC.