Love and Losing: A Bonding Story

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What is more important when picking a favorite sports team: tradition or location? Larry Bernstein shares losing, love, and baseball with his 9-year-old son.

Major Pain Comes Before Major Gain

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Tim O’Connor examines how Jason Dufner’s PGA Championship victory proved once again that to win spectacularly at most anything, you had to have failed spectacularly.

Dear John: Ungrateful Birthday Boyfriends

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A boyfriend selling a birthday gift, failing platonic wingmen, and the chance to pitch in for a championship ring.

The Royal Rumble: A 30-Man Pro Wrestling Brawl Turns 25 (Part 1)

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In preparation for the most anticipated Royal Rumble in a decade, Jericho Ricardi reviews the highlights of its twenty-five-year history.

An Open Letter to Yankee Fans

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CJ Kaplan to Yankees supporters: It’s called losing gracefully. Try it.

#whodwin Wednesday Championships: “… and the winner is …”

This is it.

Boise State Is Your Favorite Football Team

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If you watch college football, or just care about the concept of fairness, you’ll root for the Boise State Broncos this season.

Game: Black Texas Teen Wins $40K Chess Scholarship

Chess competitor from East Palo Alto wins scholarship to Texas Tech.

Keeping the Faith: A Love Letter to the Futile Franchises

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When the going gets tough, auctioning your loyalty isn’t an option.