football

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.

Which Team Would Draft Openly Gay Player Michael Sam?
February 10, 2014

A look at the NFL's locker rooms and defensive schemes give us some clues about where Michael Sam will end up.

College Football Prospect Comes Out, Challenging the NFL to Draft Him
February 09, 2014

Michael Sam will be the first openly gay NFL player, if the NFL can get over itself.

Marshawn Lynch Won't Talk, and Sports Reporters Won't Shut Up About It
January 31, 2014

The self-important sports press should pipe down about Marshawn Lynch's pre-Super Bowl reticence.

Does God Decide the Super Bowl Winner? That's What Most Americans Believe.
January 30, 2014

One-in-four American sport fans believe their team has been cursed at some point.

The Only Thing Worse Than the Super Bowl Is the Puppy Bowl
Against the tyranny of cuteness
January 29, 2014

Against the tyranny of cuteness in America.

College Football Players Are Paid Professionals Who Absolutely Should Unionize
January 29, 2014

Northwestern college football players have to work. They get paid to work. Now, they want a union. The NCAA is fighting it.

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

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