Award-winning international soccer journalist Simon Kuper chats with The Classical about his new book, his sense of the future of soccer, and more.
In search of total sports awareness, I watched the same exact episode of SportsCenter over and over. For a while I was convinced that there were infinitesimal differences between the episodes that aired back-to-back through the night. Brett Haber or Larry Biel delivered a joke differently, smirked a millisecond longer, coughed a tiny bit.
Designer and Cubs fan Brian Lindstrom discusses the art, history, and iconography at play in his "Bases Loaded" series, currently on display at Big Ten conference headquarters in Chicago.
Claressa Shields is 17 years old. She's from Flint; she's moved four times in the last year. She's into Twitter, boys, and music. Come September, she'll be back at Northwestern High School in Flint for her senior year. But between now and then, she'll be the youngest woman ever to box in the Olympics.