Aaron Schatz

Aaron Schatz is editor-in-chief of FootballOutsiders.com and lead writer on Football Outsiders Almanac 2012.

Sports Nut
Nov. 19 2012 4:13 PMNFL 2012Dear insane Patriots haters: It's not Bill Belichick's fault that Rob Gronkowski broke his arm.
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Jan. 11 2008 11:50 AMAnd This Weekend's Upset Victims Will Be …
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Jan. 10 2008 7:42 AMIs It Just Me, or Could the Giants Beat the Cowboys?
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Sept. 4 2007 3:34 PMHow To Look Like a Genius When You're Picking NFL Sleepers
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Sept. 1 2004 5:00 PMEmpty BackfieldWhy running backs are overrated.
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Oct. 1 2012 2:55 PMNFL 2012Was the Panthers' fourth-down decision dumb enough to change the NFL's punt-to-win philosophy?
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Jan. 10 2008 12:55 PMIt Doesn't Matter What Your Weakness Is ... the Patriots' Offense Will Beat You
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Sept. 6 2007 7:20 AMThe NFL's Perplexing Refusal To Help Fans Understand the Game
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Sept. 4 2007 7:54 AMWhy You'll Never See Another Team Like the 2006 Colts

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Technocracy

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The XX Factor

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The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I’m 25. I Have $250.03. My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.
Politics

Smash and Grab

Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?

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  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 11:40 AM The U.S. Has Spent $7 Billion Fighting the War on Drugs in Afghanistan. It Hasn’t Worked. 
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 21 2014 1:12 PM The Global Millionaires Club Is Booming and Losing Its Exclusivity
  Life
Lexicon Valley
Oct. 21 2014 1:36 PM Single Quotes or Double Quotes? It's Really Quite Simple.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 1:12 PM George Tiller's Murderer Threatens Another Abortion Doctor, Claims Right of Free Speech
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
  Arts
Behold
Oct. 21 2014 12:05 PM Same-Sex Couples at Home With Themselves in 1980s America
  Technology
Technology
Oct. 21 2014 10:43 AM Social Networking Didn’t Start at Harvard It really began at a girls’ reform school.
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.