NFL Players Die Young. Or Maybe They Live Long Lives.
Why it’s so hard to pin down the effects of football on players’ lives.
The Real Reason Bill Simmons Got SuspendedThe Sports Guy wanted to prove he can still speak truth to power. ESPN wanted to show who's really in charge.
You’re Fired, Roger GoodellIf the commissioner gets the ax, the NFL would still need a better justice system. What would that look like?
A Stupid Man for Our Stupid TimesWhat Stephen Colbert is to dumb, infuriating politicians, PFTCommenter is to the dumb, infuriating NFL.
Why Is Terrell Suggs Still in the NFL?Like his teammate Ray Rice, the Ravens linebacker was accused of beating up his wife. But in his case, there was no video.
We Love Our (White) FansHawks owner Bruce Levenson’s email reveals how Atlanta’s sports franchises think about race.
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.
“It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion”An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
“There’s No Tolerance for That”Pete Carroll and Jim Harbaugh say they don’t abide domestic abuse. So why do the Seahawks and 49ers have a combined six players accused of violence against women?
Where’s the Tape?An AP report is not enough—we need video proof that an NFL executive watched the Ray Rice video.
The Million-Mile ClubWhich athlete traveled the most miles in his career? Which team holds the single-season frequent-flyer record?
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.