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?
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.
Roads & Kingdoms
Everybody in Uganda Is Kung Fu Fighting A rising generation of young martial artists are hoping to drop kick their way onto the big screen.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Social media guru Lindsey Underwood highlights the most popular stories of the week, from the Patriots to Tom Petty.
The Gynandromorphs A phenomenon observed in insects, crustaceans, and birds results in animals that are both female and male.
He Never Touches the Balls Tom Brady may be the handsome face of the Pats, but the team’s heart and soul belong to defensive tackle Vince Wilfork.