Hang Up And Listen
Hang Up and Listen: The Johnny Hancock Is Just a Kid EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Alabama’s win over Texas A&M, RG3’s slow start, and Nate Jackson’s NFL memoir Slow Getting Up.
The Lesson of RGIIIThe health of an NFL player belongs to everyone but the player himself.
Playoff PermutationsJosh Levin and Nate Jackson take your questions about the NFL postseason.
The Real Outrage of the Saints Bounty ScandalIn a game where everyone gets hurt, does it matter why everyone gets hurt?
NFL 2011Why NFL players love a coach who goes for it on fourth down, and why they hate Eric Mangini.
Inside Higher Ed
Criticism Unwelcome The United Arab Emirates blocked an NYU professor who questioned its policies. Is academic freedom at risk?
The XX Factor
Nashville Prosecutors Reportedly Offered Women Plea Bargains in Exchange For Sterilization
The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.
“A Public Menace” How the fight to ban The Birth of a Nation shaped the nascent civil rights movement.
“I’d Rather Not Rewrite All the HTTP Stuff Myself” Fascinating early posts from the founders of eBay, Amazon, Google, and others.