Sports Nut
Sports Nut
Feb. 18 2015 3:57 PMWhat’s the Hardest Shot in Bowling?It’s not the 7-10 split. It’s the “Greek Church.”
Feb. 12 2015 1:09 PMWizardryHow John Wall became the most entertaining player in basketball.
Feb. 5 2015 2:46 PMCorner QatarWhat the just-finished Handball World Championship tells us about the 2022 World Cup.
Feb. 2 2015 3:30 PMTough CallWhy Pete Carroll’s decision to pass was not as stupid as it looked.
Feb. 1 2015 5:00 PMThe Tweet BowlWhat Twitter’s smartest culture and sports writers are saying about the Super Bowl.
Jan. 29 2015 9:27 PMAnother Data PointNew England’s incredible ball security is not impossible, but also not meaningless.
Jan. 27 2015 1:16 PMDear Patriots HatersA message from a Pats fan to all the chafing, crybaby chumps out there.
Jan. 23 2015 7:19 PMDumb LuckThe New England Patriots’ prevention of fumbles is nearly impossible.
Jan. 23 2015 11:55 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Traffic swami Jeremy Stahl tallies his favorite stories of the week, from #Ballghazi to #SotU.
Jan. 21 2015 3:58 PMFootball’s JokerWhy Bill Belichick and his antics make the NFL a better place.
Jan. 9 2015 3:47 PMThe Gridiron BoudoirA totally sensual NFL erotic fiction series.
Jan. 8 2015 7:01 PMThey Should Have Known BetterThe Mueller report proves the NFL’s negligent handling of the Ray Rice case, but doesn’t go far enough.
Jan. 5 2015 9:47 AMBooyah PatoisHow Stuart Scott paved the way for a new kind of black voice in sports media.
Dec. 21 2014 11:52 PMRonald Reagan Is Kobe BryantThe best NBA analogues for George Washington, Warren G. Harding, Barack Obama, and every other president.
Dec. 9 2014 5:51 PMInside the ESPN EmpireAn exit interview with ombudsman Robert Lipsyte.
Feb. 17 2015 8:51 PMCurtains UpIs ASU’s bizarre new technique the holy grail of free-throw distraction?
Feb. 9 2015 12:53 PMTrue BlueDean Smith’s political approach to being a coach is missed now more than ever.
Feb. 2 2015 5:00 PMThe Seahawks Didn’t Throw Away the Super BowlThe Patriots reached out and grabbed it.
Feb. 2 2015 5:11 AMWinning UglyThis Super Bowl showcased everything there is to love—and hate—about the NFL.
Jan. 30 2015 10:45 AMHe Never Touches the BallsTom Brady may be the handsome face of the Pats, but the team’s heart and soul belong to defensive tackle Vince Wilfork. 
Jan. 29 2015 4:46 PMRule BreakersWhat the Seahawks’ “Legion of Boom” has in common with the last Patriots championship team.
Jan. 26 2015 5:42 PMDropped BallsThe Patriots became nearly fumble-proof after a 2006 rule change backed by Tom Brady.
Jan. 23 2015 6:33 PMEmbrace the HateThe five stages of Patriots fans’ Ballghazi grief.
Jan. 22 2015 5:39 PMLet Them DeflateWhy NFL quarterbacks should get to do whatever they want with their balls.
Jan. 13 2015 9:05 AMOverheard on Chat: “In Urban We Trust”What two Slatesters had to say about last night’s Ohio State upset.
Jan. 9 2015 2:43 PMBuckeye RevivalWhy Urban Meyer’s Ohio State is set to be a perennial title contender.
Jan. 8 2015 6:01 PMMelo DramaDid Carmelo Anthony ruin the Knicks, or did the Knicks ruin him?
Dec. 23 2014 11:30 AMCards Without CardboardCan Topps save itself and a beloved hobby with baseball cards that live inside your phone?
Dec. 18 2014 7:13 PMSquash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf!Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.
Dec. 6 2014 7:30 PMIt’s About Ethics in Sports JournalismFlorida State football fans are the new Gamergate.