Sally Jenkins: Most recent columns


How is LeBron James always one move ahead? Let’s ask the scientists.
Sure, the King can overwhelm opponents with his imposing physique, but he also sees the game at a more sophisticated level.
 
USOC can’t just look ahead to better sex abuse prevention. It must face its failures.
(The Washington Post, May 11, 2018; 7:00 AM)
 
As Arike Ogunbowale dances with gusto, the NCAA sidesteps with cowardice
(The Washington Post, May 2, 2018; 11:23 AM)
 
Condoleezza Rice thinks college hoops is worth saving. Does NCAA care enough to do it?
(The Washington Post, April 25, 2018; 12:58 PM)
 
Rickie Fowler still hasn’t won a major, but he learns from every loss
(The Washington Post, April 9, 2018; 12:58 PM)
 
Law enforcement must investigate U.S. Olympic organizations for handling of Nassar case
(The Washington Post, March 28, 2018; 4:34 PM)
 
Congress must fix the USOC, and that includes exorbitant executive spending
(The Washington Post, March 27, 2018; 9:13 AM)
 
The secret to buzzer-beaters? It’s all in the (mental) release
(The Washington Post, March 22, 2018; 6:32 AM)
 
Aly Raisman: Conditions at Karolyi Ranch made athletes vulnerable to Nassar
(The Washington Post, March 14, 2018; 10:30 AM)
 
To outlast Duke’s youthful exuberance, North Carolina needed senior moments
(The Washington Post, March 10, 2018; 7:55 AM)
 
Virginia basketball isn’t a highlight reel. It’s a how-to video.
(The Washington Post, March 8, 2018; 6:49 PM)
 
Michigan State’s problems start much higher than Larry Nassar and sports coaches
(The Washington Post, March 2, 2018; 9:43 AM)
 
Scott Blackmun’s painful USOC legacy: Knowledge, inaction and misplaced priorities
(The Washington Post, February 28, 2018; 8:37 PM)
 
The Olympic flame has been extinguished. The USOC should be next.
(The Washington Post, February 26, 2018; 10:48 AM)
 
LeBron James and Laura Ingraham shouldn’t be so quick to write each other off
(The Washington Post, February 18, 2018; 4:57 PM)
 
The Patriots’ inevitable comeback was underway. Then Tom Brady’s hot hand came up empty.
(The Washington Post, February 5, 2018; 12:03 AM)
 
The Patriots will never win enough for Belichick and Brady
(The Washington Post, February 3, 2018; 8:00 AM)
 
The NFL is always looking for someone better than Alex Smith. It’s hard to find.
(The Washington Post, January 31, 2018; 6:55 PM)
 
Bill Belichick isn’t going to give away his secret. He knows it takes work.
(The Washington Post, January 30, 2018; 7:46 PM)
 
U.S. sports officials promoted a child molester for 30 years. Now they must testify.
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2018; 11:55 AM)