Robert Lipsyte / TomDispatchJun 25, 2019
Our increasingly decaying civic society has leaked into the professional sports world. Now, an even more perverse reversal is taking place. Dig deeper ( 8 Min. Read )
NICOLAS GARRIGA and JEFFREY SCHAEFFER / The Associated PressJan 29, 2018
As France suffers its heaviest rains in 50 years, the inhabitants and tourists of the capital cope with an overflow of the Seine. The Louvre Museum has closed its bottom floor in response to the threat. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Allen Barra / TruthdigSep 3, 2016
UCLA signed a 12-year, $280 million deal with sports apparel company Under Armour before the season began. It is the most lucrative apparel contract in sports history, but in the competitive world of endorsement deals, don’t expect the Bruins (head coach Jim Mora, pictured) to stay No. 1 for long. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Tracy Bloom / TruthdigJan 19, 2013
Manti Te'o had no involvement in the bizarre hoax involving his "dead girlfriend," the Notre Dame star linebacker insisted to ESPN's Jeremy Schaap in his first interview since the story broke Wednesday. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 18, 2013
Massachusetts' US Attorney Carmen Ortiz and Assistant U Attorney Stephen Heymann must be held accountable for their actions during their prosecution of the late Internet activist Aaron Swartz; in China, a father hired online "assassins" to kill his son's avatar in an attempt to save his real life; meanwhile, the U is giving the Afghan government a fleet of drones These discoveries and more after the jump. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Tracy Bloom / TruthdigJan 17, 2013
The emotional and heartbreaking story about the beginning of college football star Manti Te'o's season is well known by now. On Sept. 12, Te'o's grandmother and girlfriend died within six hours of each other. Te'o said that the deaths helped inspire him to play better. The problem with the story: The girlfriend did not die. In fact, she wasn't even real. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMay 22, 2012
The University of Notre Dame, along with other Catholic groups, filed lawsuits Monday against the Obama administration over a federal mandate that requires most employers to provide free contraceptives as part of their health insurance plans for workers. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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