If you have given or are planning to give to a charity run by an athlete, the OTL report on the fraud and inefficiency inherent in the vast majority of charitable foundations linked to athletes should change your mind.
In ESPN The Magazine, Tim Keown writes that Mark Trumbo is the Los Angeles Angels' real hope for playoff contention.
The social fabric frays. Humans get in the way. What's good for the ego (Ubaldo Jimenez) or what's good for the team (Saints) gets mixed up in a swirl of misguided intentions.
We don't see often enough, or don't acknowledge often enough just how talented/committed/intense/competitive professional athletes have to be to reach the top.
With Bo Jackson's ceremonial pitch at the Home Run Derby comes another reminder that we'll never see a pro two-sport star again.
The NFL isn't the only league with insane blackout policies, but at least Major League Baseball is pushing for change.
Stephen Strasburg is worth the money Scott Boras will ask for his services, so how come he will be vilified for asking?