2018 FIFA World Cup Countdown – Part 1: The Top Contenders

FIFA World Cup fever is approaching, and every football fan will be excited for the games to begin on June 14. Current champions Germany...
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The Draymond-Shaq Debate Is Dumb, You Should Know Better

Draymond Green is not a "Best Defender Of All-Time" candidate because he's the best 1-on-1 defender ever. He switches on pick-and-rolls quickly and with intelligence. He...

A Year of Ls: The NFL

You know I'm not a fan of American football or the NFL. But objectively speaking, the sport and the league have taken some serious...
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Savior or Slave: How Giannis Antetokounmpo Can Become the Giant of Africa

by Jorden Hales This piece was originally published by Plugged, a partner of ATC, on their blog Views From The...

The Coutinho Saga: Why the Timing Isn’t Right

In his first piece ever for ATC, RayMoN, both a Liverpool and a Barcelona fan, tries to make sense of the strange mid-season transfer of...

2 Ways The Junior Basketball Association Could Actually Succeed

The JBA, or Junior Basketball Association, is a men’s basketball league founded by LaVar Ball. It’s composed of young players who, for whatever reason,...

Manchester City, Golden State, And How Transcendent Teams “Improve”

73-9. 100 points. Results like these are generational, rarer even, in the NBA and English Premier League. When dealing with teams like today's Golden...

Lilly King Was Talking That SHIT

No one you know follows swimming outside of The Olympics. But it doesn't mean we can't turn up about it when it is on national...

It’s Not (Just) A Game: Fantasy Sports Are Taking Over

Getting an email out of the blue from a British fantasy sports nerd was one of the best updates Across The Culture received in...

The JBA Was A Success And Its Future Has Not Changed

When the Ball Family patriarch LaVar founded the Junior Basketball Association, the goal was to provide a league where elite basketball prospects who were...