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A brief history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints' complicated relationship with persecution.

October 27 2016 5:15 AM

Apparently, all that stands in the way of the former baseball pitcher and ESPN analyst challenging Sen. Elizabeth Warren in 2018... is his wife. 

October 19 2016 1:43 PM

The game could return to the Tar Heel State as early as 2019.

October 19 2016 10:43 AM

Oh no she didn’t! Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks to Yahoo’s Katie Couric about the new wave of athlete protests, and she’s not a fan.  

October 11 2016 10:56 AM

FIFA says the chant is homophobic, while the Mexican Soccer Federation argues it does not have that meaning in the specific context of a soccer match.

October 06 2016 5:47 PM

The connection between Pulse and House Bill 2 is "impossible to ignore," wrote SB Nation. 

September 30 2016 12:24 PM