Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a Writer on 'Veronica Mars' Now
The NBA's all-time leading scoring is a basketball Hall-of-Famer, a published author and columnist, and now a TV writer.
Obama Honors, Roasts Jordan, Scully and Kareem at Medal of Freedom Ceremony
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Jordon, and Vin Scully received awards in what seems likely to be the last tolerable Medal of Freedom ceremony for the next few years.
Vin Scully, Michael Jordan, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
President Obama is going to meet a whole bunch of sports stars when he presents his last Presidential Medals of Freedom.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar backs Colin Kaepernick, Calls Donald Trump's Remarks About Women And Minorities "Reprehensible"
The NBA legend and social commentator discussed national anthem protests in sports, racial tension in policing, and some of the GOP presidential candidate's many controversies.
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David Roth's Weak In Review: Talking Back In 2015
This week, two legendary athletes that happen to be Muslim spoke out against a loathsome rising tide of anti-Muslim sentiment, and its author. It kind of stood out.
Muslim-American Heroes Muhammad Ali and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Denounce Donald Trump's Islamophobia
Trump just got Trumped.
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National Embarrassment Donald Trump Doesn't Think There are Any Muslim Sports Heroes
Donald Trump is an idiot: Vol. Whatever.
Biorhythms: The 1970s Fad That Won a Super Bowl, Killed Clark Gable, and Made America Gaga for Computers
Long before copper bracelets and nanobubbles, the sports world—and America, too—went all-in on the pseudoscience of biorhythms.
The Plot to Kill the Slam Dunk
For decades, one of basketball's most beloved techniques has been under assault by ardent old-schoolers who want the dunk dead and buried.
The Painful, Promising Future of Dwight Howard
The Rockets' big man is similar to a mildly obscene statue in ways that are more meaningful than you might expect. No, really.
Get Stoned and Look at Our Homemade Pro-athlete Stoner Memes
I have no doubt that at this very instant there are hundreds if not thousands of Very Serious Stoners sitting around, getting high, eating crunchy stuff from a bag, and watching the Olympics; it's the summer and everyone is out of work. There’s nothing...