Recommended Reading: The best long-form stories of 2020

One of the biggest sports stories of the year broke in mid-January. Major League Baseball determined the Houston Astros used various methods, including video feeds, to steal signs from the opposition during the team’s 2017 championship season — including the World Series. MLB found that it continued to do so during the 2018 season, too.…

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The Wonder Woman of actual 1984 was totally bizarreTim Hanley, PolygonAs we approach the premiere of Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman 1984 on both HBO Max and in theaters, Polygon takes a look at the comics of the 1980s to explain why “the similarities are only surface level” between the new film and its source material.Facebook…

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“Look at what we love. It’s on fire”: Stephen Colbert on Trump trauma, leadership and lossJoe Hagan, Vanity Fair2020 has been a tough year for everyone, there’s no doubt about that. However, if your job was to monitor the every maneuver of an objectively insane White House, you have an entirely separate set of stressors…