Mo’ne Davis: Surviving the Sting of a Bad Loss

You may remember pitcher Mo’ne Davis from her star turn on the cover of Sports Illustrated in August 2014, after she became the first girl to pitch her team to a win in the history of the Little League World Series. In this episode of Monologue, the 16-year-old Philadelphia native reflects on one of the worst losses of her (still-developing) baseball career.

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Just for Kicks

In sepak takraw, landing on your feet means you’re probably not playing hard enough.

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Ball Breakers

The life of a female billiards player is built on long hours, bad pay, and frequent travel. But at least you don’t have to share the table with men.

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Ally Man or Garbage Can?

Meet the game show where your instincts are almost always wrong! From The Nib’s upcoming second season.

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Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Engage in Class Warfare

Inside the world of socially-conscious board games.

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Speed Racers

A photographer’s journey into, and out of, high-risk motorcycle racing.

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All in Your Mind: The Game

How to psychologically dominate your friends to win at board games, and maybe, life.

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Level Up

Working as a professional gamer could mean a steady income doing something you love. But not everyone can make the cut.

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Anatomy of a Pinball Machine

How pinball wizardry gets made.

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Black 14

Directed by Darius Clark Monroe and executive produced by Spike Lee, this documentary short tells the story of what happened when a group of college athletes decided to protest a long-standing racial injustice.

Asking For More: The Lessons of the Black 14

The outrage performed by white people in response to racial justice activism hasn’t changed much in the past 50 years.

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About the Cover: State of Play

All about this month’s roundly entertaining cover image.

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I Want My ChessTV

Welcome to fast-playing, trash-talking, chair-throwing, high-stakes world of online chess.

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