football

It's Time to Abolish the Super Bowl's Media Day
January 28, 2014

The Tuesday before the Super Bowl has become a gigantic waste of time.

The Puppy Bowl Is the Product of Centuries of Evolutionary Logic
January 27, 2014

Every year, the Super Bowl broadcast attracts over 100 million fans from around the country, picking up viewers across the race, gender, income and age lines that usually divide American audiences.

The Science of Explaining Heads or Tails
Psychologists know which one you'll call
January 27, 2014

New research explains why 4 out of 5 people call heads

The NFL Settlement Is Delayed, For The Wrong Reason
January 15, 2014

The NFL's concussions settlement was delayed. But the bad structure remains in place.

Three Important Questions Roger Goodell Was Not Asked in His 92Y Interview
January 07, 2014

NFL Commissoner Roger Goodell is in denial about threats to football's future.

Peyton Manning Is the 'Sportsman of the Year'? Right Sport, Wrong Person.
December 16, 2013

Your 2013 Sports Illustrated “Sportsman of the Year”—announced Sunday night during halftime of “Sunday Night Football" on NBC, with which SI is a content partner—is Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. Sports Illustrated, as the Time of sports,

Gun Nuts Find a New Target: The NFL
Pro football isn't pro-gun enough for Guns & Ammo
December 05, 2013

Thanks to a recent football policy decision, two of America's favorite pastimes are mad at each other. 

Hollywood's Animal-Cruelty Problem Must Look Familiar to the NFL and U.S. Military
November 25, 2013

Four horses euthanized during filming of the HBO drama Luck after producers ran elderly, underfed animals as if they were racehorses in their prime.

These Fringe Doctors Say They Can Cure NFL Concussion Victims
November 17, 2013

A grim report on concussed athletes falling for pricey alternative medicine. Has football's brain injury crisis entered its snake-oil phase? 

Watch and Listen: Bernie Kosar, Before and After Brain-Injury Treatment
November 17, 2013

A story in the current issue of The New Republic focuses on the controversial doctors who have embraced an alternative-medicine approach to the treatment of football brain injuries.

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