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What might the dynamic of mental life look like when its physiological counterpart is ill, bedridden, and housebound?
As technologies of quantification and video capture grow more sophisticated, is baseball changing? Do those changes have moral implications?
Storytelling like that of Ursula K. Le Guin or Hayao Miyazaki reveals how real-world politics is similarly an act of collective “world building.”
Caribbean authors—and the “disorderly” women of whom they write—can reveal how important it is to seek out one’s true self.
As large spaces where different sectors of the city converge, stadiums are sites of social and political struggle.
Human bodies in deep water feel nature’s power and our own relative weakness. As seas rise, we should heed the swimmers.
As more and more protests make clear, the bodies of Black people playing sports are not outside history. Indeed, they never have been.
Stories—with video!—of some of the most memorable, gut-wrenching, or downright remarkable moments in sports history over the past 40 years.