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THERE IS NO ESCAPE HATCH, LEBRON — ACCEPT IT WITH DIGNITY

BY ANY RATIONAL MEASURE, AARON RODGERS CANNOT BE THE NFL MVP

JOHN MADDEN HAS PASSED, BUT HIS LEGEND AND VOICE MIGHT LIVE FOREVER

WITH SPORTS REDUCED TO COVID WHACK-A-MOLE, WILL YOU WATCH?

THE MIRACLE OF TIGER AND CHARLIE WOODS: AN ODE TO MEDICAL SCIENCE

SPORTS CONTINUES TO LIVE IN A WARPED PARALLEL UNIVERSE

HELPLESS AGAINST COVID-19, BIG SPORTS SHOULD SHUT DOWN

IN A WORLD GONE MAD, CURRY IS OUR ESSENTIAL FOUNTAIN OF JOY

MEYER'S LEMON: HOW TO TARNISH A LEGACY IN 13 NFL GAMES

WHEN COVID-19 RAVAGES A GAME, NBA CAN’T BILK FANS WITH NO REFUNDS

JUST IMAGINE IF BELICHICK AND BRADY COLLIDE IN A SUPER BOWL

AS OUR HEADS SPIN, ROOTING FOR CINCINNATI IS A HAPPY PLACE

WHAT IF BASEBALL IMPOSED A LOCKOUT — AND NO ONE CARED?

WHY THE DESPERATE, DISHONEST RUSH TO STEAL KELLY, RILEY?

OUR HEARTS ACHE FOR TIGER, BUT OUR MINDS NEED TO HEAR MORE

WITH WEALTH AND DRAMA, THIS IS COLLEGE FOOTBALL’S TAKEOVER

THE ONE-SIDED RIVALRY THAT SPORTS CANNOT WIN — VS. COVID-19

MORE THAN A SUCKER PUNCH — A BLOW TO LEBRON’S LEGACY

STAPLES CENTER TO CRYPTO.COM ARENA: ARE YOU REALLY SHEDDING TEARS?

THE STEPH SHOW IS BETTER THAN EVER, JUST WHEN WE NEED IT MOST

A DELUSIONAL SOURPUSS, PIPPEN SHOULD APOLOGIZE TO JORDAN

MEMO TO RAMS: SUPERTEAMS AND STAR-HOARDING AREN’T WORKING

CARL NASSIB’S SOCIAL TRIUMPH: HE’S JUST ANOTHER DEFENSIVE END

RODGERS IS A CRACKPOT FRAUD, BUT PACKERS ARE LOST WITHOUT HIM

HENRY RUGGS III KILLED A PERSON — WHY NOT MORE OUTRAGE?

A SELFISH RODGERS CONTINUES TO BE HIS OWN WORST ENEMY

IF ONLY THE BRAVES COULD INSPIRE MLB TO AVOID A LABOR CRASH

IF THE MANNINGS ARE TAKING OVER AMERICA, WHY STOP AT TV?

IN OUR CLEANSING OF SPORTS, DON’T FORGET THE BRIAN SNITKERS

IN SPORTS SCANDALS, THE OWNERS WALK AWAY LIKE RATS

YOUR CONFLICTED WORLD SERIES: CURSE THE ASTROS, ROOT FOR DUSTY?

BEN SIMMONS’ PITY PARTY: HE CAN’T EVEN SHOOT A BASKETBALL

DODGER BOO: HOW TO SELF-SABOTAGE A DYNASTY WITH OVERTHINKING

SEC MAYHEM: SOUTHERN MAN, BETTER KEEP YOUR HEAD

SELFISH KYRIE BETTER TAKE THE LAST SHOT — IN THE ARM

A VILLAINOUS NFL DEVIOUSLY SHIFTS ALL HEAT TO GRUDEN, ESPN

STOP THE CHEATER CHANTS: THE ASTROS — AND CORA — ARE REAL

GRUDEN THE BIGOT IS GONE, BUT HOW MANY ARE STILL OUT THERE?

GRUDEN IS THE LATEST OLD WHITE GUY TO SHAME HIS DEMOGRAPHIC

CALIFORNIA SCREAMIN’: BEHOLD DODGERS-GIANTS, DON’T MAIM IT

NOW MORE THAN EVER, BASEBALL NEEDS AN ELECTRIC OCTOBER

THE URBAN LEGEND: HOW STUPID NOT TO KNOW HE’S A GOTCHA TARGET

A NIGHT OF CATHARSIS: CAN NEW ENGLAND PLEASE MOVE ON NOW?

STILL STUCK BACK ON CAMPUS, MEYER DOESN’T BELONG IN THE NFL

THE TRAGEDY OF BRADY VS. BELICHICK: SO MUCH GLORY, SO LITTLE JOY

A SURE WAY TO JOLT NBA PROBLEM CHILDREN: DON’T PAY THEM

IT’S SO MUCH EASIER ROOTING FOR STAFFORD THAN RODGERS

HAS NIL BECOME A NIL PROPOSITION FOR COLLEGE FOOTBALL?

WHAT WE DON’T NEED: UGLY AMERICANS AT THE RYDER CUP

THE PEYTON AND ELI EFFECT: BRACE FOR ALL THE COPYCATS

TOO MANY BETTING ADS ARE SLEAZING UP THE NFL EXPERIENCE

DON’T WEEP FOR THE BLOATED DODGERS — NO, CELEBRATE THE GIANTS

IF RODGERS WOULD SHUT UP, HE’D REALIZE HIS LEGACY IS IN JEOPARDY

NO TED LASSOS ALLOWED: WHEN A DREAM JOB IS A DEATH WISH

SPORTS MEDIA COLUMN: FIVE WHO GET IT (ME, MANNING); FIVE WHO DON'T (BREES, VAN PELT)

DJOKOVIC FINDS LOVE, BUT IT WON’T SOOTHE A BLOWN OPPORTUNITY

HOW HAS THE NFL, ONCE REVILED, BECOME BIGGER THAN LIFE?

THE INFINITE MIRACLE OF BRADY: WE EXPECT EVEN MORE AT 44

SPORTS MEDIA: FIVE WHO GET IT (ROMO, BOMANI); FIVE WHO DON’T (FOX, SMOLTZ)

OSAKA NEEDS A LONG BREAK FROM US, AND WE NEED ONE FROM HER

IT’S ELEMENTARY, WATSON: NFL IS PROTECTING A SUPERSTAR

STOP THE CHARADE: TEAMS SHOULD CUT UNVACCINATED PLAYERS

SPORTS MEDIA COLUMN: FIVE WHO GET IT (ANDREWS), FIVE WHO DON’T (WHITLOCK)

IF YOU MUST BET, HERE’S THE DOPE: AVOID THE NFL’S COVID TEAMS

A THUMB WAR IS A DUMB WAR FOR BAEZ AND THE METS

COLLEGE FOOTBALL 2021: START BY DROPPING THE “COLLEGE” PART

TIME FOR RACHEL NICHOLS TO SUE THE PANTS OFF MICKEY MOUSE

SPORTS MEDIA: FIVE WHO GET IT (TEBOW, MACMULLAN); FIVE WHO DON’T (STEPHEN A., AGAIN)

FRESH PRINCES OF NFL QUARTERBACKING SHOULDN’T BE RUSHED

THE SoFi LIE PROVES IT: ALL SPECTATORS MUST BE VACCINATED

WE’VE NEVER SEEN ANYONE LIKE OHTANI — SO, WHY SLUR HIM?

IS S&M A SUFFICIENT REASON FOR MLB TO PUNISH BAUER?

SPORTS MEDIA: FIVE WHO GET IT (DAUGHERTY); FIVE WHO DON’T (MORRIS, BARSTOOL)

KOBE WOULD HAVE TOLD NAOMI: “TALK TO THE DAMNED MEDIA’’

LAWYERS, MONEY, LIES, MEDIA AND THE TREVOR BAUER CIRCUS

THE CORN PORN GAME THRIVED — NOW, WHAT’S NEXT FOR MLB?

SPORTS MEDIA: FIVE WHO GET IT (PERKINS, FORDE); FIVE WHO DON’T (TELANDER)

CORRUPT AND JOYLESS, HAVE THE OLYMPICS LOST THEIR PURPOSE?

VIZQUEL CASE FURTHER SCARRED BY WHITE SOX COVER-UP

DURANT IS CAPTAIN AMERICA, SAVING USA BASKETBALL FROM ITSELF

UM, WHAT IF THE ASTROS WIN THE WORLD SERIES AGAIN?

SPORTS MEDIA: FIVE WHO GET IT (COSTAS), FIVE WHO DON’T (NBC, ESPN)

BILES STICKS THE FINAL LANDING, LEAVING A MEMORY SHE DESERVES

AS RUSSIA SLUMS IN DECEIT, WE SALUTE A REAL U.S. HERO: CAELEB DRESSEL

DEAR SPORTS: HOW MANY EVANDER KANES ARE OUT THERE?

COLLEGE FOOTBALL WAS COOL — WHY DID GREED HAVE TO MESS IT UP?

WELCOME TO L.A., THE MOST HATEABLE PLACE IN AMERICAN SPORTS

IN AN OLYMPICS OF SURVIVAL, SUNI LEE DIDN’T QUIT — SHE WON

SPORTS MEDIA: 5 WHO GET IT (THE VACCINATED), 5 WHO DON'T (NBC)

FOR ALL HER GREATNESS, THE TRUTH IS UNAVOIDABLE: BILES QUIT

DIVA RODGERS WRITES THE BOOK ON HOW TO SHAME THE BOSSES

FROM DREAM TEAM TO SCREAM TEAM … POP GOES THE DYNASTY

A FRAUGHT OLYMPICS BEGINS, REFLECTING A TANGLED WORLD

BEHOLD GIANNIS, THE HUMBLE GOD THAT SPORTS IN AMERICA NEEDED

SPORTS MEDIA: FIVE WHO GET IT, FIVE WHO DON’T

WHEN FUN AT THE BALLPARK BECOMES A HORROR MOVIE

WHAT, BIG SPORTS ACTUALLY THOUGHT COVID-19 WAS GOING AWAY?

BUCKS-SUNS? WHAT MATTERS IS THE SIZZLE, NOT THE UNIFORMS

SPORTS MEDIA: FIVE WHO GET IT, FIVE WHO DON’T

SHOHEI, GIANNIS AND THE ONE-NAME WORLD SPORTS TAKEOVER

THE MIDDLE INITIAL IN STEPHEN A. SMITH STANDS FOR ASS

WHEN WILL SUCKERS REALIZE McGREGOR — AND UFC — ARE FRAUDS?

THERE’S STILL TIME TO KILL THE OLYMPICS — INSTEAD OF PEOPLE

WHY IS PHIL MICKELSON PICKING TWITTER FIGHTS?

THANK YOU, POINT GOD, FOR REMOVING AMERICA FROM ESPN HATE FEST

SPORTS MEDIA: FIVE WHO GET IT, FIVE WHO DON’T

IN ANY MERITOCRACY, MARIA TAYLOR IS NO RACHEL NICHOLS

OLYMPICS CARE MORE ABOUT WEED THAN THE CORONAVIRUS

CAN CHRIS PAUL SAVE THE NBA? STATE FARM WOULDN’T INSURE IT

THE BAUER TICKING BOMB EXPLODES ON DODGERS

SPORTS MEDIA: FIVE WHO GET IT, FIVE WHO DON’T

IT'S 'SHO TIME': AMERICA SHOULD EMBRACE THE OHTANI EXPERIENCE

A PIGHEADED SPORTS WORLD ISN’T READY FOR NASSIB, HAMMON

MANFRED ASKED FOR IT: BASEBALL REDUCED TO CHIPPENDALES

SPORTS MEDIA: FIVE WHO GET IT, FIVE WHO DON’T

WHO NEEDS A SUPERTEAM WHEN THE NBA HAS DEVIN BOOKER?

KEVIN DURANT’S REVENGE: LAST ONE STANDING IN A CHAOTIC NBA

SPORTS MEDIA: FIVE WHO GET IT, FIVE WHO DON’T

IN SO-CALLED CRACKDOWN, MANFRED ONLY MAKES AN UGLIER MESS

THE CLAY MOVED IN PARIS, AND DJOKOVIC EMERGED AS THE G.O.A.T.

EXPAND THE COLLEGE PLAYOFF TO 8 — AND START THE NIL PAYMENTS

PLAYERS VS. OWNERS, HITTERS VS. PITCHERS ... AND TORTURED FANS

SPORTS MEDIA: FIVE WHO GET IT, FIVE WHO DON'T

LUKA NEEDS HELP? HEY, JUST CALL ZION AND FORM A SUPERTEAM

WHAT IF BASEBALL HAD A SCANDAL AND AMERICA DIDN’T CARE?

LeBRON IS LeGONE, GIVING WAY TO A REVILED SUPERTEAM

COACH K, THE LIFEBLOOD OF COLLEGE HOOPS, COULDN’T STOP ITS DEMISE

SPORTS MEDIA: FIVE WHO GET IT, FIVE WHO DON’T

OSAKA IS UNDERMINING AN EPIC CAREER WITH MEDIA BOYCOTT

HATRED IN THE STANDS: FANS VS. PLAYERS IS A DISASTROUS GAME

OLYMPICS ON, PHIL SWARMED, NBA PARTIES — DON’T BE STUPID, SPORTS

SPORTS MEDIA: FIVE WHO GET IT, FIVE WHO DON’T

AN UNLIKELY OLD SOUL, MICKELSON TEACHES US ABOUT LIFE

ONCE THE HEARTBEAT OF NEWSPAPERS, CHICAGO IS DEATH ROW

WHY HATE TIM TEBOW WHEN NORTH KOREA HAS MISSILES?

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LA RUSSA: REINSDORF’S IDEA

SPORTS MEDIA: FIVE WHO GET IT, FIVE WHO DON’T

AN UNLIKEABLE NBA — SEE: KYRIE — STILL HAS THE JOY OF STEPH

UNCANCELLABLE: PUJOLS DESERVES LAST SHOT WITH NEEDY DODGERS

KOBE AND MICHAEL: A PEERLESS BROTHERHOOD

SPORTS MEDIA: FIVE WHO GET IT, FIVE WHO DON'T

SPORTS, MEDIA AND GAMBLING: WHERE IS CONGRESS?

CHURCHILL DOWNS BANS BAFFERT: THE END OF HORSE RACING?

HOW TO GOON UP HOCKEY IN ONE SICKENING SWOOP

SPORTS MEDIA: FIVE WHO GET IT, FIVE WHO DON’T

SHUT UP AND DRIBBLE? THAT TIME HAS COME, LEBRON

I ATTENDED TWO BALLGAMES ... AND FELT WHAT, EXACTLY?

RODGERS HIJACKS THE DRAFT AND DOUSES A DREAMY NIGHT

SPORTS MEDIA: FIVE WHO GET IT, FIVE WHO DON’T

WHY DO 55 MILLION VIEWERS WATCH THE NFL DRAFT?

SPORTS MEDIA: FIVE WHO GET IT, FIVE WHO DON’T

BREATHE EASY: A EURO SUPERLEAGUE CAN’T HAPPEN IN AMERICA

IF ONLY ALL SPORTS DRAMA MATCHED DODGERS-PADRES

ANYTHING WEIRDER THAN A-ROD BUYING THE TIMBERWOLVES?

JUSTICE IN GEORGIA: AN ASIAN PLAYER WINS THE MASTERS

WOODS ENDANGERED LIVES, BUT POLICE PROTECTED HIM

FIVE WHO GET IT, FIVE WHO DON’T

IS THE NFL TOO BIG AND RICH TO CARE ABOUT DESHAUN WATSON?