Professional Sports

McDowell Stuns with Daytona 500 Victory

The race was McDowell's first victory of a career spanning over a decade. 

COVID-19 is making one of the most dangerous sports even riskier

Social distancing in any setting is only as effective as its practitioners. 

With four teams remaining, Los Angeles Dodgers favored in unusual MLB playoffs

The championships of both the American League and the National League of Major League Baseball began this weekend. Two pairs…

Football is back. Woohoo?

I know I’m not the only one who’s really glad that the NFL is back. I’m also not the only…

With UR sports gone, pro-sports provides options

If your favorite American sports are disrupted, consider international leagues for fall 2020 — they may be more niche, but are prominent in their own right.

UFC brings back live sports

I don’t recommend UFC to everyone, but there's not much else to do, so maybe it’s worth a shot.

Wrestling in the time of coronavirus

The first thing you wonder after learning that pro wrestling is fake is why so many people seem to care so much about it anyway.

Draft day sob stories are cheap journalism

I’m disappointed that ESPN failed at the basic function of news media: to inform the public.

2020 NFL draft is unpredictably predictable

The NFL draft went as smoothly as one could have hoped despite the looming possibility of a postponed season.

NFL ignoring marijuana use doesn’t protect players

For many players, the league’s prohibition of medical marijuana prevents full access to one of the most effective treatments for chronic pain.