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.

Grantland Undergoes LGBT-Sensitivity Training
Meet the woman who's guiding Bill Simmons through the "Dr. V" controversy
January 21, 2014

Meet the woman who's guiding Bill Simmons through the "Dr. V" controversy.

The Mistake That Doomed The Grantland Story About a Putter
January 19, 2014

A Grantland piece about a putter evinced extreme insensitivity toward transgender people, marring the whole article.

We Are All to Blame for the NFL's Concussion Crisis
October 08, 2013

There are a lot of conflicts of interest in the “Frontline” documentary League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussions Crisis, which premieres tonight on PBS at 9.

Larry King: "This Is One of the Worst Periods I’ve Ever Seen"
September 30, 2013

On Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights this week, while Keith Olbermann fulfills a contractual obligation to TBS that predates his recent return to ESPN, Olbermann’s eponymous nightly show will be hosted by Larry King.