Illegal Use of PastaThe University of Oklahoma’s absurd list of self-reported NCAA violations includes “pasta in excess of the permissible amount allowed.”
How Sports Illustrated Botched the Michael Sam StoryThe bad journalism that has everyone convinced the NFL isn’t ready for a gay player.
Spend Less, Win MoreDid the 2013 Red Sox create a new model for building a winning team, or did they just get lucky?
The Agony (and Embarrassment and Humiliation) of DefeatHow the Seattle Seahawks destroyed the Denver Broncos to win Super Bowl XLVIII.
Instant Replay, Instant BiasHow slow-motion reviews mislead us about what happens in a football game.
Hey, Hey, NCAA. Unionize College Sports Today!Will Northwestern football players’ union gambit destroy the NCAA’s student-athlete myth once and for all?
Lame PuckWas Fox’s glowing puck the worst blunder in TV sports history, or was it just ahead of its time?
A College Football Thought ExperimentWould the Auburn Tigers have won the national title if they had tried not to score at the end of the game?
But Nobody Even Makes Any Money on College SportsA point-by-point evisceration of the ridiculous myths that prevent NCAA athletes from getting paid.
Get Your Stadiums Out of Our ChurchesIt’s time to evict big-time sports from American higher education.
The Best Report on Bullying I’ve Ever ReadThe NFL’s amazing investigation of the Miami Dolphins locker room.
Pro Football, Tear Down That WallBy coming out, Michael Sam will force the NFL to confront its prejudices.
Baseball’s Secret PioneerWilliam Edward White, the first black player in major-league history, lived his life as a white man.
Mediocrity, Followed by Bitter, Soul-Crushing DisappointmentHow the heartbreak of Seattle sports fandom made me who I am today.
Erin Andrews Is Not the EnemyShe didn’t create the looks-obsessed template for women in sports media. So why does she take the blame?
Advantage: SunIt’s 110 degrees at the Australian Open. Why don’t tennis’s best players refuse to take the court?
How to Fix the NFL PlayoffsAn insane idea to ensure that the best teams have the best chance to win.
Basketball, Football, and Hockey Are All the Same GameWhat big data can teach us about our favorite sports.