football

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 10:04 AM

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

College Football Is Ruining Education
And the NFL is profiting from it
August 23, 2014

College football is one of America's fastest-growing industries. 

Roger Goodell Just Blew It
The NFL sends a shamefully weak message on domestic violence
August 04, 2014

People say Roger Goodell didn't come down hard enough on Ray Rice. They're absolutely right.

The Washington Football Team's Offensive Name Is Still a Valuable, Protected Trademark
June 19, 2014

The media completely misstated what this news really means. Here's what you need to know. 

Year of the Pigskin
My hilarious, heartbreaking, triumphant season with the American Football League of China
April 08, 2014

A crisis of cultural identity—not to mention offense, defense, and special teams.

College Football Players Are Employees, Says Chicago NLRB
March 26, 2014

In an historic ruling, Northwestern football players won the right to hold a vote on unionizing. They were ruled employees under federal law.

Dan Snyder Acknowledges Existence of People He Prefers to Slur
March 25, 2014

Washington football team owner made a fatal error in his latest effort to resist changing his team's name: He acknowledged the continued existence of Native Americans.

Why the Miami Dolphins Bullying Scandal Indicts The Whole NFL
February 17, 2014

A blockbuster report details how horrifically a Miami Dolphin lineman was bullied by his teammate. What does it say about the league?

Are Republicans Afraid to Talk About Michael Sam?
February 11, 2014

It's been mostly cheers for Michael Sam, except on the right—where it's been mostly silence. Can that change?

If Michael Sam Isn't Drafted, Don't Just Blame the NFL. Blame the Media, Too.
February 11, 2014

Everyone is ready for a gay football player—except NFL execs and certain sports reporters, apparently.

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