Everything We Know About the Sexual Assault Allegations Against Peyton ManningWhat’s the quarterback accused of doing? Why did these claims resurface? What does Shaun King have to do with it?
National Signing Day, ExplainedA guide to the convoluted and ridiculous rituals of college football’s signing day.
The San Antonio Spurs Are Not the Greatest Team EverI am very, deeply sorry I ever doubted you, Warriors.
How to Talk to Bill BelichickDo: Ask about the kicking game. Don’t: Ask him if he cares to elaborate on that.
The Most Horrifying Moments in the Steelers-Bengals Game, RankedBrutal hits, fans throwing stuff at an injured quarterback, and an assistant coach yanking a player’s hair.
Alabama’s Joyless ChampionNick Saban might be the greatest college coach of all time. He’s definitely the grimmest.
Football DiplomacyIt’s silly season for bowl games, but none could be sillier than the Glasnost Bowl.
An Interview With Sepp Blatter (or Possibly a Nigerian Scammer)The former FIFA president—or, perhaps, a West African email con artist—on World Cup scandals, the candidates to replace him, and Donald Trump.
Why You Hated the Super BowlIt was hard to tell if it was a great defensive contest, or a terrible offensive one.
One of the Worst Super Bowls EverThe Denver Broncos win a grim, tedious, maddeningly ugly football game.
Peyton Manning, You’re Our Only HopeHow the NFL’s model citizen could end the NFL’s dumb war on drugs.
Cam Newton Will Not Stop SmilingCan the Carolina Panthers quarterback make it OK for athletes to look like they’re having fun?
“He’s Saying All the Right Things”It’s time to kill sportswriting’s most persistent, most versatile cliché.
Dabo Swinney’s Master EvangelismWhy the Clemson coach’s Christianity is a big part of the Tigers’ success.
The Steph Curry Spiciness IndexThe most recent preposterous play from the league’s most magical player.