We’re several months away from the Final Four, but there’s a clear winner in college basketball. The Blue Devils’ freshman core of Zion Williamson, R.J. Barrett, Cam Reddish, and Tre Jones is the most exciting thing the sport has seen in years. It’s all we’re talking about, which is exactly the way Mike Krzyzewski wants it.
The Saints are so good they’re going for late fourth downs just because they’re bored. Plus: why Carolina’s failed two-point conversion was the right call, Blake Bortles’s continued struggles, and Lamar Jackson’s promising debut.
Uno, dos, tres, cuatro, cinco, cinco, seis: In 1998, a SoCal punk band set out to make an album that would both typify America and make a lot of money. With exactly two decades of perspective, it’s time to ask: Just how successful were they?
The story of Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the notorious alleged drug lord known as El Chapo, involves prison escapes, assassinations, and corruption at the highest levels of government. His trial is a morbid and fascinating spectacle, perfect for our times, when reality itself often feels like a failed state.
The reigning offensive and defensive players of the year look poised to repeat, which would be unprecedented. Do any other pairings in NFL history have a legitimate claim to being the best on their respective sides of the ball?
Kevin Durant’s upcoming decision is already causing fractures in Golden State’s championship foundation, but what the Warriors do with Draymond Green will be the key to keeping their title window open past 2020
Once upon a time, box office futures could have changed Hollywood. And for two short days, they sort of did. But—in the midst of the financial crisis of 2008—lawmakers in Washington, D.C., had other ideas.
Baseball analyst Bill James says that players are replaceable. This fall, stars across leagues have put that notion to the test. Their varying success has shown how much power individual players have—and provided a clearer template for how unions can work to shape the future of sports.