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As the Internet allows confirmation bias to enhance our personal biases in ever-narrowing communities, human connection with opposing viewpoints is the key.

What do Black Men Think of LeBron James Going to the Cleveland Cavaliers?

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Dr. Vibe hosts a discussion in which a group of black men give their takes on LeBron James returning to Cleveland.

This Man Just Heard the News: ‘LeBron is Coming Home’

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Lebron James announced that he will be returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers, and at least one fan is dancin’ in the streets!

Are the San Antonio Spurs Boring?

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Liam Day asks whether athletes have an obligation to entertain.

Coach Says He Won’t Recruit Players Who Take Selfies

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Coach Scott Cross of the University of Texas-Arlington’s men’s basketball team tweeted last night that he is not interested in recruiting players to his program who take selfies.

Joe Biden and Ryan Braun: Performance-Enhanced Alpha Males

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There are genuine issues of goodness or badness to worry about in the world, but they do not involve Ryan Braun and other PED users.

Michelle Obama Dunks With Lebron James and Eats Apples With Miami Heat

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Pretty good, huh ? Michelle Obama asks Miami Heat players, while eating an apple at the White House.

3 Feminist Lessons From Beyoncé, LeBron, and Eva Longoria

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Alyssa Rosenberg takes a closer look at what men can learn from women and why men and women need to be equally invested in pay equality.

America’s Working Single Mothers: An Appreciation

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Lebron James tells the inspiring story of how his mother gave him the chance to be the man he is today.

“A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink” Also Shapes Modern Manhood

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One in three American women are living at or near the brink of poverty. This has tremendous consequences for men as well.

Best Moments in Sports, 2013

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Liam Day recaps the year’s best moments in sports.

There is no Greatest of All Time

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LeBron James sparked discussion this offseason about who is the greatest of all time. Yago Colas is here to tell us there is no G.O.A.T., but the fun, as they say, is in the debate.

Single Moms and Missed Layups

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LeBron James’ real or imagined shortcomings have nothing to do with the fact that he was raised by a single mother, argues Jim Jividen.

LeBron James is Walkin’ the Walk

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Liam Day explains why so many NBA fans just can’t help but hate the Miami Heat’s superstar.

Derrick Rose: What We Talk About When We Talk About Playing Hurt

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Bulls’ fans wanted Derrick Rose to return for the playoffs. James Haberl argues that the decision was rightly Rose’s, not the fans’.

Reflections on a Streak

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The Miami Heat won 27 straight games. Chris Parisi says you can hate the Streakers, but you’ve got to respect the Streak.