NFL

Will the NFL's Domestic Violence Rule Backfire?
August 29, 2014

Commissioner Roger Goodell admits a mistake, revises league policy, and sends a powerful message—one the experts say will make a difference.

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.

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. 

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.

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