Bespoke BabiesA white woman was accidentally impregnated with a black donor’s sperm. Now she’s suing.
Pay Up, BPIt’s outrageous for the company to wriggle out of the settlement for the Gulf Coast oil spill.
How to Fix Baseball’s Replay MessSteal tennis’s replay system: Make the players challenge and keep managers off the field.
Michael Sam Understands That Football Is a Business. That’s Why He Felt Comfortable Coming Out.
How to Sue Over the Christie Bridge Scandal and WinDid you miss out on a day’s pay, per chance?
The Case of the Errant Hot-Dog TossBaseball fans should be protected from getting injured by the antics of team mascots.
The Most Ingenious Attack on Gay Marriage BansIt’s a new lawsuit in Pennsylvania, and it’s likely to succeed.
NASCAR Fans v. Flying Car PartsShould Daytona International Speedway have to pay big settlements to injured spectators?
Have Gay Marriage Advocates Been Too Successful?Why their recent victories at the ballot box may hurt the chances for marriage equality before the Supreme Court.
Concussions and CigarettesA new lawsuit claims the NFL is like Big Tobacco. Does the case have merit?
Hey, Hey, NCAA. Unionize College Sports Today!Will Northwestern football players’ union gambit destroy the NCAA’s student-athlete myth once and for all?
Sue the Gun Makers, and the Sellers, TooCongress should repeal the bad law that shields them from liability.
The NFL's Next Big HeadacheCould the league withstand a class action lawsuit from players with brain injuries?
TODAY IN SLATE
The Irritating Confidante
John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.
The Irritating Confidante John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.
My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s
My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s It really began at a girls’ reform school.
Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee
Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?
Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?
Driving in Circles
The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.
We Need More Ben Bradlees His relationship with John F. Kennedy shows what’s missing from today’s Washington journalism.
Why It’s OK to Ask People What They Do David Plotz talks to two junior staffers about the lessons of Working.
Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.