The Instant Spin RoomWatch conservatives and liberals bicker over the State of the Union address.
Booyah PatoisHow Stuart Scott paved the way for a new kind of black voice in sports media.
The Instant Spin RoomWhat conservatives and liberals are saying about the 2014 midterm results.
Washington Football SchemeIf Dan Snyder gets public money to build a new stadium, it’s time to shut down pro sports.
The Tweet BowlWhat Twitter’s smartest culture and sports writers are saying about the Super Bowl.
What Happened at Slate This Week?Traffic swami Jeremy Stahl tallies his favorite stories of the week, from #Ballghazi to #SotU.
They Should Have Known BetterThe Mueller report proves the NFL’s negligent handling of the Ray Rice case, but doesn’t go far enough.
The XX Factor
Woman Pretends To Be Drunk, and Men Pretend To Be Predators: The Dangers of That Fake Viral Video
“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?
Hang Up And Listen
The You Get a Trophy Just for Listening Bonus Segment The wimpiest sports podcast in America defends your right to get a participation trophy.
This North Carolina City Offers Ultra-Fast Internet As an Alternative to the Usual Options
The Serena and Venus Tribune As teenagers, the Williams sisters published a newsletter that offers a rare glimpse into their minds, innocence, and humanity.
A Record Number of Retirements Turned the U.S. Open’s First Round Into a Joke. It Can’t Happen Again.