Counterpoint: Ads On Jerseys Are Bush-League Crap, And If You Think…

Oh, gee, the NBA wants to build on its incredible globe-spanning success and goodwill by putting ads on its uniforms, because...that's how they do it in the WNBA. And MLS. And various other unpopular and/or foreign sports leagues, and uh NASCAR, which, really? NASCAR was a long-form automobile commercial to begin with. » 7/20/12 4:31pm 7/20/12 4:31pm

Great Moments In NCAA Hypocrisy: How Penn State Defended Its Integrity,…

There is too much amazing material in Taylor Branch's Atlantic piece about the NCAA for us to handle it all at once, so we're just going to keep pulling shiny gems from the treasure trove whenever a new one catches our eye. So: The piece begins with a scene in 2001 where legendary shoe-company fixer Sonny Vaccaro… » 9/14/11 6:45pm 9/14/11 6:45pm