Sports Media Giant Bill Simmons Finds Himself Playing Defense

Sports Media Giant Bill Simmons Finds Himself Playing Defense

A writer said during the meeting that not having a black editor involved in The Ringer’s N.F.L. coverage had put it in a bad position, the people said. Race has been front-and-center in coverage of the league since at least 2016, when the quarterback Colin Kaepernick started kneeling during the national anthem in protest of […]

‘A Sports Car That You Can Wear Into a Bar’

‘A Sports Car That You Can Wear Into a Bar’

They’re machines that exemplify precision and design, detailed craftsmanship, advanced technology. Both lean toward the macho, but you needn’t be macho to appreciate either of them. Cars and watches: They have evolved together for the last century or so.Watches, like...
DraftKings soars as hopes grow for return of live sports

DraftKings soars as hopes grow for return of live sports

The stock was trading lower Tuesday, but that follows a six-day winning streak in which shares surged more than 50%. Not too shabby considering that the Covid-19 outbreak has ground many professional sports leagues around the world to a halt.DraftKings is now valued...