ESPN Quit Its Concussions Investigation With ‘Frontline’ Under Curious Circumstances
August 22, 2013
“Frontline,” the prestigious, multiple-Emmy-winning investigative news show produced by Boston’s PBS member station, announced late Thursday afternoon that a 15-month-old partnership with ESPN in which they published a series of pieces exploring how
Google May Be About to Ruin the NFL for You
August 21, 2013
It was inevitable that the behemoth known as Google and the behemoth known as the National Football League would cross paths.
NFL Rules Changes: When Is Football No Longer Football?
August 02, 2013
Three changes in the way the National Football League plays football are helping to give us a good idea of the shape of things to come.
Why the New England Patriots Signed Tim Tebow
June 11, 2013
Mike Tannenbaum, as general manager of the New York Jets, once consulted Wall Street management specialists to solve the dilemma every National Football League franchise faces: How do you consistently excel when you're not allowed to outspend other t
Don't Button That Button!
April 29, 2013
Lessons from Geno Smith's sartorial slipup at the NFL draft.
We Are Addicted to Football. It's Time for Rehab.
April 25, 2013
Tonight, the NFL Draft begins—in case you hadn’t heard. The cover of the most recent ESPN The Magazine is dedicated to it, and Sports Illustrated likely would have fronted it, too, had the Boston Marathon bombings not taken precedence.
The New ESPN Ombudsman Is One of Its Fiercest Critics
April 23, 2013
Robert Lipsyte talks about working inside the belly of the beast.
Hey, America: You Could Rule Rugby, If Only You Tried
February 07, 2013
For proof, like no further than Carlin Isles, the sport's fastest man.
Gambling with NFL Fandom
February 02, 2013
I decided to bet on the sport I love. I lost, even when I won.
Fourth Down? We're Going for It!
February 01, 2013
How advanced statistics could transform the NFL.