NFL

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.

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.

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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