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A team of Jewish American baseball players had a great run at the WBC. It was fun while it lasted, but not as simple as it sounds.

There has always been great sports-related art out there. There still is. It's just a question of knowing where to look.

Danny Garcia has been a fighter without a personality. His father and manager, Angel Garcia, has always done the talking. Where do they go from here?

The sports mascot ecosystem is a strange and unsettling place. The animals within it act in ways that are both familiar and wholly unexpected. Even if we put aside pressing questions about the suspension of traditional predator-prey relationships during games, and focus on their biographies, we still know so little about the interior lives of these creatures.

For years, critics like Noam Chomsky talked about sports as a pacifying opiate for what might have been a politically engaged public. Now they just feel like reality.

Deontay Wilder is undefeated, and as big and intimidating-looking as any heavyweight in recent memory. It's not enough.

A selection from Bryan Harvey's sprawling NBA noir in which our hero encounters a holy text, and a linen-swathed Grant Hill.

Even the second-hand shops of Portland, Oregon seem to encourage everyone to forget about one particular era of Trailblazers history.

Surfing means something special in Hawaii, even as it has become a big global business. That's why it means so much that native son John John Florence is currently dominating the sport.

The Sooners won't figure in this year's College Football Championship fight. That doesn't mean they don't have a lot to offer.