This Year's College Football Playoff Is a Sham. Blame ESPN.
No, this game won't finally determine a "true" champion
January 09, 2015

No, this game won't finally determine a "true" champion.

ESPN Is Finally Killing Cable. But Don't Celebrate Yet
January 06, 2015

The era of "a la carte" television may not be as awesome as you think.

Basketball's Biggest Reporter Is Waging War on ESPN—And He'll Do Anything to Win
December 16, 2014

Adrian Wojnarowski breaks more NBA news than anyone else—but a close read of his work shows he can be unscrupulous with sources. 

ESPN Cares More About Protecting the NFL Than Reducing Domestic Violence
What Bill Simmons's suspension tells us about the network's priorities
September 25, 2014

What Bill Simmons's suspension tells us about the network's priorities.

ESPN's Report on Michael Sam's Shower Habits Was Delinquent Journalism
How he's accepted is a legitimate story, but the network is fumbling it
August 27, 2014

There's a real story about his acceptance in the NFL, and they're screwing it up.

FIFA Needs to Take the 2022 World Cup Away from Qatar. Now.
May 19, 2014

At the current rate, more than 4,000 migrant workers will die to build the infrastructure for a soccer tournament. This is an abomination.

How Major League Soccer Can Beat the English Premier League in America: Embrace Its Inner Brooklyn
With a new TV deal, the league is ready for almost-primetime
May 12, 2014

Now that Major League Soccer inked a new, eight-year TV deal, here is how it can win your heart.

The Most Righteous Man at ESPN
March 19, 2014

How Jay Bilas became the NCAA's fiercest critic.

Nate Silver’s Not As Foxy As He Thinks He Is
March 17, 2014

Nate Silver compares himself to the fox, knowing many little things, rather than the hedgehog, knowing one big thing. But his philosophy has characteristics of the latter.

A Gender-Neutral Pronoun Won't Work in English. We're Stuck With "She" and "He."
January 24, 2014

It would have saved Grantland some headaches, but it's hopeless.