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Past articles by Jake:

How Realignment Is Changing College Football, In 20 Maps

We visualized how realignment has changed the geography of college football. → Read More

Magnus Carlsen Is Giving Up The World Title. But The Carlsen Era Lives On.

The chess grandmaster Magnus Carlsen announced last week that he will not defend his world championship next year. There are two ways to look at this news: One … → Read More

Shohei Ohtani pitches, hits his way into history again

The Angels star became the first player to strike out 10 batters, drive in two runs and steal a base in the same game in the modern baseball era. → Read More

Zambian soccer star Barbra Banda ineligible because of high testosterone

Zambia's captain, who scored two hat tricks at last summer's Olympics, won't be allowed to compete in the Africa Cup of Nations. → Read More

Shorthanded Spirit falls behind early and loses at Gotham FC

Playing without almost a dozen players, the Spirit finished with only two shots on goal in a 1-0 loss. → Read More

Ashley Hatch nets equalizer as shorthanded Spirit salvages draw in Portland

With Andi Sullivan (calf) and Kelley O’Hara (hamstring) sidelined by injury, Washington falls behind but rallies behind Ashley Hatch's second-half goal to earn a 1-1 draw with the Thorns. → Read More

Spirit rallies with pair of second-half goals for draw against Courage

Trinity Rodman and Ashley Hatch scored in the second half as the Spirit earned a draw in the Challenge Cup. → Read More

Late Injuries Usually Doom Final Four Teams. Can Villanova Be The Exception?

Just before Villanova sealed its third trip to the men’s Final Four in the last six NCAA Tournaments, an injury threw a wrench into its season. As the Wildcats … → Read More

Ashley Hatch scores off bench as Spirit rallies to draw home opener

The Spirit earned a 1-1 draw with Gotham FC at Segra Field after facing an early deficit and a second-half red card. → Read More

Where Did The Big Ten’s March Magic Go?

The Big Ten is underperforming in the men's NCAA Tournament. → Read More

NCAA March Madness 2022: Live Updates

Providence is Providence-ing. South Dakota State’s 8-0 run has the Jackrabbits back within 6. → Read More

The Men’s NCAA Tournament Will Feature Plenty Of Fresh Faces On The Sidelines

After 11 seasons as a player and 22 as a coach in the NBA, Mike Woodson is finally returning to March Madness, for the first time since his playing career under… → Read More

It Really Is Harder To Beat A Team The Third Time In Men’s College Basketball

The third time often is the charm for some teams. → Read More

Kentucky’s Oscar Tshiebwe Is Making Rebounding Cool Again

The Kentucky big man is thriving as a throwback. → Read More

It’s Not A Great Year To Be A Freshman In Men’s College Basketball

This season, freshmen are playing a smaller role in men's college basketball than in recent years. → Read More

Would Gonzaga’s Playbook Work In A Major Conference? Just Ask Arizona.

Is Arizona the new Gonzaga? → Read More

College Football’s Coaching Carousel Has Been Dizzier Than Usual

College football's coaching carousel is out of control. → Read More

Broad Run got its 15 weeks but fell a touchdown short of a Class 4 state title

Quarterback Brett Griffis and Spartans fell to Varina, 28-21, in the championship game Saturday in Lynchburg. → Read More

St. John’s completes perfect season with WCAC championship victory over Good Counsel

The Cadets channeled their days training during the pandemic and went to the air to win their first WCAC title since 2017. → Read More

Good Counsel and St. John’s football are ready for a WCAC title game of inches

The teams played a close game in the last fall WCAC championship, and they could play another one Sunday. → Read More