Samantha Bee or John Oliver may do biting, amusing segments on Trump or Syria—but fans shouldn’t overstate their real-life influence.
Baseball's labor contracts are full of technicalities that depress Major Leaguers' earnings. Meanwhile, in the minors, things are even worse.
The sport widely continues to hire athletes with no experience running a team for the top position—but it should stop.
The sport should worry that it has only one popular contest and one real star—who’s reached his peak.
For too long, MLB has tolerated the 'tradition' of pitchers intentionally hitting the other team's players. That needs to change.
Despite Bud Selig's claims, the success of underdogs in this year's MLB playoff race is a fluke.
Joey Chestnut’s likely eight straight wins at the Nathan’s Hot Dog Contest will place him as the longest-reigning champ in any sport—better than Ruth, Jordan, or Gretzky.
Even if you don't realize it, unmoderated comments change the way you think about what you read.
If MLB really wanted to cut down on umpiring errors, it could skip the bizarre rules of "extended instant replay" and start addressing erroneous ball and strike calls.
Disregarding the records set by performance-enhancing drug users like Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa, and Mark McGwire gives too much credit to PEDs.
By refusing to compromise on sponsorship policies, Major League Eating and six-time Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest champ Takeru Kobayashi are both losing out.
Fans aren't fed up with the human-error element of baseball officiating so much as they're irked by umpires' unwillingness to admit their mistakes.
An analysis of 200 televised pro baseball games reveals broadcasters' hidden biases.
There's no real proof that benching the star pitcher will protect him from future injury.
Online gamers have sold weapons, shoes, and spells for years using "black market" third-party sites. Now the gaming industry wants a cut of this virtual economy. Can the law keep up?
The gaming community's revolt against the conclusion of "Mass Effect 3" has compelling implications for the future of storytelling.