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World Chess Championship: Two Wins for Defending Champ!

Oliver Roeder, Graphics by Simran Parwani FiveThirtyEight
Game 8, defending champion a commanding lead in the match, thrashing Nepomniachtchi in 46 relentless moves over four hours. Game 6, longest game in Chess Championship history, queen and bishop verses rooks and knight.

Neither Grandmaster Yields In A Chess Tug Of War

Oliver Roeder Five Thirty-Eight
A testament to the deep preparation and precise execution of the game’s master craftsmen — a drawn tug of war not between weaklings but between Goliaths.

Aaron Rodgers Didn't Just Lie

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
What’s especially bothersome is that Aaron Rodgers didn’t just lie and threaten the health of those around him, he also damaged professional sports. I can’t help but think of Colin Kaepernick...

How Much Longer Will Major League Baseball Stay in the Closet?

Peter Dreier The Conversation
Athletes in three of the five major male team sports – the NBA, NFL and MLS – have come out while still playing, but not one of more than 20,000 men who have played major league baseball. What’s taken so long?
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