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Why MLB's labor negotiations have gone nowhere -- and baseball's path back

ESPN · 3 min

MORE THAN A month into Major League Baseball's lockout, well aware that the league and players haven't had a single substantive negotiating session since the work stoppage began and that spring training is fast approaching without an iota of progress toward a new collective bargaining agreement, a l

18 Sports Highlights From 2021 Worth Watching Again

The New York Times · 7 min

The sports world is entering another period of uncertainty, with a surge in coronavirus cases, more game postponements and questions about the Beijing Olympics. But 2021 was also a great year in sports. There were challenges and disruptions, but there were also plenty of memorable moments.

Novak Djokovic: Australia cancels top tennis player's visa

BBC · 5 min

To play this video you need to enable JavaScript in your browser.World number one men's tennis player Novak Djokovic has had his visa to enter Australia dramatically revoked on his arrival in Melbourne, amid a huge backlash over a vaccine exemption.

The Winners and Losers of Wild-Card Weekend

The Ringer · 19 min

The Bills put together the NFL’s first perfect game on offense. The Cowboys weren’t quite as impressive. Every week this NFL season, we will celebrate the electric plays, investigate the colossal blunders, and explain the inexplicable moments of the most recent slate.

MMQB: How the Patriots Have Pushed the Bills to Get Better

Sports Illustrated · 42 min

Sean McDermott discusses his comments about Bill Belichick and Josh Allen's play. Plus, how the Colts keep adjusting, Cooper Kupp's record season, Nick Sirianni in quarantine and more from the NFL's Week 16.Sean McDermott knows how his comments about Bill Belichick back on Dec. 6 came off.

Pro Sports Leagues Are Chasing Gen Z Where It Plays

The New York Times · 9 min

The N.F.L. teamed with the gamer Ninja. Major League Baseball recruited influencers to produce TikTok content for the World Series under the hashtag #mlbcreatorclass. The N.B.A. co-founded the professional NBA 2K e-sports league and tied it to individual franchises.