Teenage Mutant Ninja BortlesTurn Down for Watt, Stafford Infection, and 2014’s other most popular fantasy football team names.
Roger Federer Serves Like a GirlScience explains why female tennis players can serve as fast as men.
Down With the Penn State PenaltyIt’s time for the NCAA to end its pointless punishment of the Nittany Lions football program.
Exorcising a Losing RecordJosh Keefe on the story behind his piece, “I Was the Worst High School Quarterback Ever.”
The Horror II: The Return of Appalachian StateWhy did Michigan schedule a rematch of the most embarrassing defeat in college football history?
The 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.
Who’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.
Nice Rebound!LeBron’s Cleveland announcement was everything his 2010 decision was not: sincere, heartfelt, and not on television.
“A Shameful Display of Selfishness and Betrayal”Can LeBron James forget Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert’s letter? Should he?
This Land Is Their Land The Braves, Chiefs, and Washington NFL team all play on land seized from American Indians.
Who Was Dent McSkimming?The truth behind the legend of the lone American reporter at the 1950 World Cup.
Washington Football SchemeIf Dan Snyder gets public money to build a new stadium, it’s time to shut down pro sports.
Tragedy at the Race TrackTony Stewart ran over and killed Kevin Ward Jr. Is he responsible for Ward's death?
More Unforced ErrorsDocumenting Times of London writer Neil Harman’s extensive Wimbledon plagiarism.
Slate Voice: “Nice Rebound!”Listen to Josh Levin read his analysis of LeBron’s Cleveland announcement.
Why Brazil LostRather than make a real plan, they abandoned themselves to romantic notions of passion and desire.
Walking to Stay One Step AheadLionel Messi has figured out how to win matches by moving less than everyone else.