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A Civilian's Guide To The U.S. Military

We Americans love a lot of things about ourselves, and perhaps nothing more so than our military. Like many things about the U.S., it’s bigger than its international equivalents, with a budget that is larger than the next eight largest military budgets in the world combined. It has a footprint in all 50 states, most… »5/21/15 3:24pm5/21/15 3:24pm

Air Force Football Coach Handles Injuries Terribly; ESPN Approves

Air Force running back Devin Rushing suffered an ankle sprain in the second day of full-pads practice earlier this month when a defender grabbed his leg as another yanked his facemask. Injuries happen, and Rushing ended up missing over a week. But while Rushing was recovering, he basically wasn't considered part of… »8/21/14 6:20pm8/21/14 6:20pm

The Military Asked ESPN For Help With Its Drone Program

For all the contentiousness of the presidential debates, both parties could agree on one thing: Flaming death from the sky, now and forever. The use of unmanned drones to surveil and occasionally blow up brown people is so accepted as a matter of course, the Worldwide Leader in Sports didn't hesitate to add its… »12/20/12 3:05pm12/20/12 3:05pm

Denard Robinson Had More Offense Than Michigan's Offense Today

Some stock car named Denard Robinson suited up for Michigan today and accomplished more offense than the entire Michigan offense. This sounds impossible but it is not. Like the American financial system, college football's statistics attribute success to individual performance while collectivizing the losses.… »9/08/12 9:40pm9/08/12 9:40pm