Tag: athletes

Élite Gymnasts Are Aging Up

When Jordyn Wieber was four years old, her parents put her into…

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The Father-Son Drama of LeBron and Bronny James

Two years ago, during All-Star weekend, LeBron James told a reporter that…

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Willie Mays, Baseball’s “Say Hey Kid,” Is Dead at Age 93

Willie Mays, the “Say Hey Kid”—who was considered by many to have…

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The Mental Challenge of Winning the N.B.A. Finals

As the Boston Celtics have romped through the N.B.A. regular season and…

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Caitlin Clark’s New Reality | The New Yorker

In early April, during the N.C.A.A. Final Four, ESPN’s “SportsCenter” host Scott…

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The Boston Celtics and What Greatness Looks Like

At the start of training camp, early last October, the Boston Celtics’…

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A Forgotten Athlete, a Nazi Official, and the Origins of Sex Testing at the Olympics

His first surgical operation was completed around February, 1936. The technology for…

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The Trans Athletes Who Changed the Olympics—in 1936

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The Joy of Defense | The New Yorker

Shortly after the Minnesota Timberwolves dismantled the Denver Nuggets in Game Two…

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There Was a Model for Luka Dončić. Now He’s Broken It

Six months ago, James Harden sat in front of reporters at a…

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Why the Sports Movie Always Wins

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Could “Mind the Game” Change the Way Sports Are Covered?

There comes a time in every sportswriter’s career when they realize they…

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