NFL

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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