How to Fix Baseball’s Replay Mess
Steal tennis’s replay system: Make the players challenge and keep managers off the field.
Minor Leagues, Microscopic PaychecksShould we care that a huge number of low-level ballplayers make as little as $1,100 per month?
Here, Take This CoatWashington owner Dan Snyder’s cynical new effort to squelch the controversy over his racist team name.
Congratulations, Warren BuffettWe already know that nobody’s going to win the $1 billion bracket challenge.
Dear Warren BuffettI have a perfect bracket, 16 for 16. I’m on my way to $1 billion. But I’m willing to negotiate.
March Madness Driving You Mad?We can help! Use Slate’s interactive to make your picks based on the odds, SAT scores, mascots, and a whole lot more.
The Death of ReillyWhy the ESPN columnist couldn’t survive in the era of Bill Simmons and Nate Silver.
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.
United We FallIs David Moyes to blame for the collapse of Manchester United? Or is it all Sir Alex Ferguson’s fault?
Rich Kids Are Soft, Poor Kids Need to Be Toughened UpHow race and class affect the way we coach our children.
Oh, Mercer!It’s really, really great when a small school beats mighty Duke in the NCAA tournament, but it’s no longer that surprising.
One Striking MomentThe opening Thursday of the NCAA tournament is the perfect time for college basketball players to walk off the court.
Don’t Take Warren Buffett’s Bracket ChallengeYou’ll get $1 billion if you fill out a perfect NCAA bracket. Don’t do it.
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.