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How To Watch A Bad Football Game: David Roth's Weak In Review

The NFL is entering the good part of what has mostly been a pretty flat and un-fun season. That doesn't mean that Wild Card weekend will be great. But it's a start.
David Roth
1.6.17
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Living Through The NBA Renaissance: David Roth's Weak In Review

In 2016, the NBA cemented its status as both the happiest and healthiest league in professional sports. Basketball has never been more beautiful, or more joyful.
David Roth
12.30.16
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Hugging The Robot, Or The Gifts We Already Have: David Roth's Weak In Review

In a season of buying and selling, it's worth taking a moment to remember what we really want, and already have. Sports can help with that.
David Roth
12.23.16
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Craig Sager And The Radical Act Of Caring: David Roth's Weak In Review

In a frightened and frightening moment, it can be difficult to get anyone to admit to caring about anything. But everyone cared about Craig Sager.
David Roth
12.16.16
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Learning To Live With The Inevitable In The NBA: David Roth's Weak In Review

It's a long season, but this week Golden State and Cleveland showed why it's reasonable to expect that it will end the way the previous two did. So now what?
David Roth
12.9.16
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A Coach To Build A Dream On: David Roth's Weak In Review

In a world without institutions or leaders that inspire much excitement or faith, what's a college football coach worth? In some cases, entirely too much.
David Roth
12.2.16
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How Sports Bring Us Together, And How They Don't: David Roth's Weak In Review

The NFL has a lot invested in Roger Goodell's insistence that football "brings the country together." There's some truth to it, but it's a smaller and tougher truth.
David Roth
11.18.16
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Our Games, Our Bubbles, and Ourselves: David Roth's Weak in Review

Some thoughts on screaming at sporting events, and echo chambers.
David Roth
11.11.16
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Desire, Russell Westbrook, and the World Series to End All World Series: David Roth's Weak in Review

The power of Russell Westbrook's want is what makes him so exciting and distinctive to watch. This week, that desire seemed to be everywhere. It was great.
David Roth
11.4.16
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Kyle Schwarber, And The Large Adult Sons Of October: David Roth's Weak In Review

Baseball lives in its history like no other sport. In this World Series, that history is more present than ever.
David Roth
10.28.16
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There Was Nothing Quite Like Watching Elton Brand Work: David Roth's Weak In Review

It wasn't just the brilliant work that Elton Brand did in a series of mostly hopeless situations that made him great. It was how he did that work.
David Roth
10.21.16
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Rich Hill Is Mr. October: David Roth's Weak in Review

The Los Angeles Dodgers outlasted the Washington Nationals in the NLDS in a long and grueling game that's already a classic. It was also October in microcosm.
David Roth
10.14.16
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