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ESPN, Twitter. Karl-Anthony Towns' weaknesses were exposed by the Houston Rockets in the NBA playoffs, and now he's exposing everything else to the world. Diggins, born in St.
One of the most beloved tropes in sports lore is the Triumph of the Unexpected Body. When I think about those stories, I think about cheering on Muggsy Bogues from my friend's living room when I was eight or nine. I knew nothing about basketball, but seeing that small man dart around the court alongside NBA giants compelled me to lend my fandom to his cause, knowing he was giving short athletes a surge of hope.
Jerry Rice hasn't played an NFL regular season snap in nearly 14 years, but if a team asked him to sign a contract tomorrow, the year-old Hall of Famer thinks he could still play. Maybe Rice should starting training with Terrell Owens, because T. O also thinks he can still play in the NFLdespite his age As a matter of fact, someone might want to think about starting a sports agency that only caters to wide receivers over the age of 40 who think they can still play in the NFL.
Meanwhile, finding a Ryder Cup partner for red-hot Bubba Watson is going to be harder than ever — as even his own son refuses to root for him! After romping from six behind third-round leader Paul Casey to win the Travelers Championship by three, Watson revealed six-year-old Caleb was keeping his fingers crossed for a JB Holmes victory. I hope so!
Every year ESPN the Magazine tiptoes the line between art and smut by releasing the Body Issue —an issue featuring plenty of nude athletes that draws, in my opinion, undeserved criticism. While uptight parents nationwide cringe, I applaud the Worldwide Leader for its artful depictions of the human body. The line between pornography and art is undeniably thin, and finding a tasteful way to portray naked human beings is no easy task not using a cell phone helps.
You can now add "cover boy" to Zeke's resume. Why 21, and counting have Dropped espn. It is still considered startling to many to see a naked man covering a magazine, when there are countless magazine covers that regularly feature naked women without public outcry.
The women are the first same-sex couple to be featured on the cover of the publication. Congrats to Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe — the first openly gay couple to be on the cover, and featured in the issue. You want it to not be an issue.
The Worldwide Leader in "Progressive Sports and Naked Athletes" is discontinuing the magazine this fall, after 21 years in operation, but will make sure it ends with one final edition featuring nude athletes. When its business was flagging, ESPN The Magazine merely resorted to glorifying athletes out of uniform, and the strategy still didn't prevent it from going under. The late F.
You can now add "cover boy" to Zeke's resume. The Dallas Cowboys player was featured in the magazine's ninth annual Body Issue, which "celebrates and showcases the athletic form" and is set for public distribution on July 7. Elliott, who scored 15 touchdowns and rushed for 1, yards last season as a rookie, made the cover page of the issue. But the photo showing the running back completely naked, posing under splashing water while sporting a football, has left many people on Twitter, primarily men, troubled by the sight of another nude male on the cover of their favorite sports magazine.