Rob Neyer

Rob Neyer is a senior baseball writer with ESPN.com and his latest book is The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers.

Five-ring Circus
Aug. 23 2004 2:11 PMThe Softer They ComeWhy is it so hard to hit a softball?
The Book Club
June 4 2003 12:51 PMAn Untold Story
Sports Nut
Nov. 5 2001 1:28 AMThere Is No Justice in Sports 
Sports Nut
Nov. 4 2001 9:24 AMGhosts of Game 1 
Sports Nut
Nov. 2 2001 1:15 PMFitting Brenly for the Horns
Sports Nut
Nov. 1 2001 12:20 PMI’m Not Sure I Believe What I Just Saw 
Sports Nut
Oct. 29 2001 6:27 PMBye-Bye Balboni 
Sports Nut
Oct. 28 2001 1:06 PMYeah, They Should Let Us Manage 
Sports Nut
Oct. 26 2001 3:49 PMWake Me When It Starts 
The Book Club
June 5 2003 12:19 PMBranch Philosophy
The Book Club
June 3 2003 11:40 AMA Life-Changer
Sports Nut
Nov. 4 2001 9:35 AMThe Coming Battle of the Bullpens 
Sports Nut
Nov. 2 2001 1:15 PMBrenly Blows It Again
Sports Nut
Nov. 1 2001 1:16 PMTwo Baseball Writers Discuss the World Series 
Sports Nut
Oct. 31 2001 1:17 PMAre the Yankees Lucky?
Sports Nut
Oct. 29 2001 11:45 AMBrenly Wins Another One 
Sports Nut
Oct. 26 2001 3:03 PMIt’s a Tossup 

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

Smash and Grab

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

Even When They Go to College, the Poor Sometimes Stay Poor

Republicans Want the Government to Listen to the American Public on Ebola. That’s a Horrible Idea.

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Tom Hanks Has a Short Story in the New Yorker. It’s Not Good.

Brow Beat

Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy

It’s also a mess. Can the movies do better?

Space: The Next Generation

An All-Female Mission to Mars

As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.

Watching Netflix in Bed. Hanging Bananas. Is There Anything These Hooks Can’t Solve?

The Procedural Rule That Could Prevent Gay Marriage From Reaching SCOTUS Again

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 20 2014 7:13 PM Deadly Advice When it comes to Ebola, ignore American public opinion: It’s ignorant and misinformed about the disease.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 20 2014 7:23 PM Chipotle’s Magical Burrito Empire Keeps Growing, Might Be Slowing
  Life
Outward
Oct. 20 2014 3:16 PM The Catholic Church Is Changing, and Celibate Gays Are Leading the Way
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I Am 25. I Don't Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 20 2014 6:32 PM Taylor Swift’s Pro-Gay “Welcome to New York” Takes Her Further Than Ever From Nashville 
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 20 2014 4:59 PM Canadian Town Cancels Outdoor Halloween Because Polar Bears
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Oct. 20 2014 11:46 AM Is Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding? The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
  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.