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Comedian John Oliver on How the NCAA Takes Advantage of Student Athletes to Make Billions

Just in time for March Madness, the “Last Week Tonight” host reveals just how much bullshit the National Collegiate Athletic Association makes student athletes go through. The organization exercises enormous control over their lives—and rakes in billions from corporate sponsors—without paying the athletes a penny.

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For the Patriots, Without Apology

I never knew how much fun it was to be loyal to a hated outlaw sports team until the whole world came down on my dear New England Patriots.

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Football Emergency

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Deflategate

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Brady’s Snowman

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New England Patriots

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Patriots Footballs

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Football Scandal

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NFL Image Problem

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King Goodell

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NFL

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Football Crack

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Lionel Messi: The Impossible Athlete

Lionel Messi is, without a doubt, one of the best footballers who has ever lived. According to Nate Silver’s blog, his abilities are unprecedented.

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That’s It!

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Adrian Peterson

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The Witch’s New Clothes

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Peterson

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NFL Tailgates

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Ray Rice Video

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ISIS?

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Violence

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National Football League

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Poles Stage Apple-Eating Social Media Campaign to ‘Annoy Putin’

Did you know that Poland is basically apple central? Yes, the Eastern European nation happens to be the largest exporter of apples the world over. And its people are not about to sit idly by while Vladimir Putin blocks their fruity bounty from entering Russia.

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Let’s Go

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Five Reasons Why I Refuse to Watch the World Cup

Soccer (or football, as the rest of the world refers to it) is the most popular sport globally. But can you love the game while hating the World Cup?

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Redskins Trademark

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Redskins Run In to Trademark Trouble in Clash Over Name Change

Those making the case that it’s high time the Washington Redskins changed their name got a boost Wednesday from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, which decided to cancel half a dozen federal trademark registrations owned by the NFL team.

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Native Americans Force Sports Fans to Think About Racism

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation of Northern California paid a “substantial” amount of money to air a one-minute version of this ad in seven major American cities during the NBA Finals. It is compelling, persuasive and powerful.

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The People’s Game Part One: When Soccer Conquered the World

The first in a three-part series examines the history of international soccer as it informs the World Cup, which begins Thursday.

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NFL Draft

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STL Rams

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The Sterlings

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NCAA Profits

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Football Rape

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BigU Football

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Derogatory Monikers

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NCAA

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Ruling: Student Athletes Are Employees, Can Join Union

Northwestern University football players have asked for the right to join a union, and Wednesday the Chicago region of the National Labor Relations Board decided they could.

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The NFL Proves Why America Needs to Update Its Civil Rights Laws

If ever there was a perfect example of how employment discrimination against gay people operates on a day-to-day basis—and why Congress needs to outlaw such discrimination—the National Football League just provided it.

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Openly Gay Football Player Michael Sam Gets a Standing Ovation From Missouri Fans

At halftime during a basketball game Saturday, Mizzou students and spectators gave a rousing ovation to their star footballer Michael Sam, who is widely expected to become the first openly gay NFL player when he is inevitably drafted in May.

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Truthdigger of the Week: Michael Sam

The NFL hopeful could be another nail in the coffin of sexual hate in professional sports.

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Out of the Closet

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Breaking NFL Barriers

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