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It's comforting to see ESPN's Colin Cowherd as a mutant, mainly because he acts like one. But he's also an incarnation of a whole horrible and highly successful way of thinking, talking, and yelling about sports. None of it is good, but the last bit's worse.

The Brooklyn Nets are not a great team, or even a greatly likable team. But for a fan who waited his whole life for a true home team, they're more than enough.

Everyone felt the same sadness and horror on Marathon Monday. But for reasons obvious and less-obvious, it all feels very different when you're from there.

On not being there, and knowing and not wanting to know, and some other responses evoked by the horror at the Boston Marathon.

Jeremy Lin has proven that he belongs in the NBA. But what does the greatest Asian-American basketball player of all time mean to Asian-American basketball players, and Asian-American hoops culture?

More than perhaps any other sport on television, golf is a visual experience. It's the same way on an actual course. So why would there even be a radio broadcast of the Masters? And who would've imagined that it would be so illuminating and even fun to listen to?

Aaron Gordon

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Estadio Azteca is one of the stranger, better and more terrifying places on earth to watch a soccer game. And maybe to watch anything, actually. Two Azteca veterans compare notes on one of soccer's holy, and wholly weird, sites.

Bubba Watson's miracle hook shot at last year's Masters was definitely worthy of its Shot of the Year recognition. But how exactly did he do it?  Needless to say: it's complicated.

The baseball season is very long, and to be as long as it is, games must begin in April, when it is still frankly too cold for baseball. Still, as with all things baseball, there's something divine and awesome in it, even when you can't feel your fingers.

WrestleMania 29 was the biggest event in the history of the WWE, bringing in $12.3 million in one night for the billion-dollar sports entertainment company. While it's cliche -- and factually inaccurate -- to say that what we got in return was "priceless," it's clear that if you didn't get your money's worth, you were doing it wrong.