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NFL Players Die Young. Or Maybe They Live Long Lives.

Why it’s so hard to pin down the effects of football on players’ lives.

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Sept. 25 2014 9:48 PMThe Real Reason Bill Simmons Got SuspendedThe Sports Guy wanted to prove he can still speak truth to power. ESPN wanted to show who's really in charge.
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Sept. 23 2014 7:27 PMYou’re Fired, Roger GoodellIf the commissioner gets the ax, the NFL would still need a better justice system. What would that look like?
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Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AMGrandmaster ClashOne of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.
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Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PMGiving Up on GoodellHow the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.
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Sept. 15 2014 5:37 PMA Stupid Man for Our Stupid TimesWhat Stephen Colbert is to dumb, infuriating politicians, PFTCommenter is to the dumb, infuriating NFL.
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Sept. 11 2014 7:29 PMWhy Is Terrell Suggs Still in the NFL?Like his teammate Ray Rice, the Ravens linebacker was accused of beating up his wife. But in his case, there was no video.
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Sept. 9 2014 9:24 PMWe Love Our (White) FansHawks owner Bruce Levenson’s email reveals how Atlanta’s sports franchises think about race.
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Sept. 5 2014 3:02 PMTeenage Mutant Ninja BortlesTurn Down for Watt, Stafford Infection, and 2014’s other most popular fantasy football team names.
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Sept. 4 2014 12:36 PMRoger Federer Serves Like a GirlScience explains why female tennis players can serve as fast as men.
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Aug. 28 2014 4:29 PMDown With the Penn State PenaltyIt’s time for the NCAA to end its pointless punishment of the Nittany Lions football program.
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Aug. 27 2014 8:58 AMExorcising a Losing RecordJosh Keefe on the story behind his piece, “I Was the Worst High School Quarterback Ever.”
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Aug. 26 2014 5:59 PMThe Horror II: The Return of Appalachian StateWhy did Michigan schedule a rematch of the most embarrassing defeat in college football history?
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Aug. 8 2014 3:17 PMThe NCAA Still Doesn’t Care About AthletesBut giving more power to the five richest conferences in college sports will be better for the players anyway.
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July 30 2014 6:01 PMWashington Football Team FactsEverything you need to know about why the nickname has to go.
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July 24 2014 5:14 PMMore Unforced ErrorsDocumenting Times of London writer Neil Harman’s extensive Wimbledon plagiarism.
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Sept. 25 2014 1:23 PMLes on OPSLSU football coach Les Miles explains advanced baseball statistics, for some reason.
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM“It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion”An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
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Sept. 17 2014 3:51 PMNFL Jerk Watch: Roger GoodellHow much should you loathe the pro football commissioner?
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Sept. 15 2014 8:41 PMYou’re Cut, Adrian PetersonWhy fantasy football owners should release the Minnesota Vikings star.
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Sept. 12 2014 4:36 PM“There’s No Tolerance for That”Pete Carroll and Jim Harbaugh say they don’t abide domestic abuse. So why do the Seahawks and 49ers have a combined six players accused of violence against women?
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Sept. 10 2014 6:36 PMWhere’s the Tape?An AP report is not enough—we need video proof that an NFL executive watched the Ray Rice video.
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Sept. 9 2014 12:15 PMThe Million-Mile ClubWhich athlete traveled the most miles in his career? Which team holds the single-season frequent-flyer record?
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Sept. 4 2014 2:34 PMWashington Football SchemeIf Dan Snyder gets public money to build a new stadium, it’s time to shut down pro sports.
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Sept. 3 2014 4:37 PMHail MaryHow 1994's pass-friendly rule changes saved a moribund league and created the modern NFL.
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Aug. 28 2014 3:27 PMThe BCS Is DeadHere’s everything you need to know about the new college football playoff.
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Aug. 26 2014 11:54 PMI Was the Worst High School Quarterback EverLessons from a winless career.
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Aug. 10 2014 2:13 PMTragedy at the Race TrackTony Stewart ran over and killed Kevin Ward Jr. Is he responsible for Ward's death?
Longform
Aug. 2 2014 6:00 AMThe Longform Guide to Baseball HistoryJoe DiMaggio, Sandy Koufax, and the time Dock Ellis pitched a no-hitter tripping on acid.
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July 29 2014 9:17 PMWho’s Behind the New Washington Football Team Website?The team wants you to think there's a grass-roots movement in support of its offensive nickname. The site’s source code suggests otherwise.
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July 23 2014 4:43 PMUnforced ErrorsThe All England Club discovered that its annual Wimbledon yearbook was full of plagiarism. The club kept selling it anyway.

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