Sam Eifling

Sam Eifling is an itinerant freelance writer and editor.

Sports Nut
Jan. 30 2013 4:52 PMWalk It Off, ChampWhy NFL team doctors are ethically compromised.
Sports Nut
March 19 2008 7:10 AMTeams We HateDuke, USC, Cornell, and eight more odious schools in this year's NCAA Tournament.
Shopping
Dec. 6 2007 2:58 PMWatch Me NowAssessing the best portable DVD players.
Sports Nut
Dec. 19 2006 12:02 PMThe Death of College BasketballNCAA hoops is past its prime. Here's what should replace it.
Sports Nut
June 16 2006 5:01 PMI Want To Be Like DwyaneWhy Wade is basketball's most lovable superstar.
Heavy Petting
Aug. 26 2005 7:23 AMThe Dogs of Track and FieldHow to turn your pet into a superstar athlete.
Sports Nut
Oct. 28 2003 4:46 PMThe LoserWhy does the NBA's worst coach have a new job?
Sports Nut
June 16 2003 5:36 PMThe 7-Foot SquareWhy you don't love Tim Duncan.
Sports Nut
May 22 2003 5:58 PMThe NBA's Grassy KnollWhy conspiracy theorists flock to pro basketball.
Sports Nut
May 2 2003 1:27 PMPlayers BawlYour coach left. Now stop whining.
Sports Nut
Aug. 5 2009 12:14 PMThe Only Bigmouths Were the FishMy short, bewildering seasons covering the professional bass circuit.
Sports Nut
Feb. 6 2008 2:38 PMGone Fishin'On the eve of his retirement, Bob Knight discusses his greatest passion: bass.
Sports Nut
March 30 2007 4:09 PMWe Are the Anti-Champions!The biggest losers of the NCAA Tournament.
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2006 4:17 PMHow Can You Tell If an NFL Player Stinks?It's hard!
Shopping
Sept. 20 2005 5:54 AMBooster ShotHow well do those energy drinks work?
The Good Word
Sept. 27 2004 5:33 PMLike a HurricaneJournalists struggle to describe Jeanne's mighty winds.
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2003 5:40 PMFish FryWhy Marlins fans should root for the Yankees.
Sports Nut
June 12 2003 5:04 PMRequiem for the Big EastThe conference is about to disintegrate. Will anyone miss it?
Sports Nut
May 7 2003 3:08 PMThe Charlotte Dragons?!The new NBA franchise picks three awful mascots.
Sports Nut
Feb. 19 2003 10:27 AMName That TeamHave the sports leagues run out of mascots?

TODAY IN SLATE

Culturebox

The End of Pregnancy

And the inevitable rise of the artificial womb.

Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola in New York City

How a Company You’ve Never Heard of Took Control of the Entire Porn Industry

The Hot New Strategy for Desperate Democrats

Blame China for everything.

The Questions That Michael Brown’s Autopsies Can’t Answer

Foreigners

Kiev Used to Be an Easygoing Place

Now it’s descending into madness.

Technology

Don’t Just Sit There

How to be more productive during your commute.

There Has Never Been a Comic Book Character Like John Constantine

Which Came First, the Word Chicken or the Word Egg?

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 23 2014 1:51 PM Is This the ISIS Backlash We've Been Waiting For?
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 23 2014 5:53 PM Amazon Investors Suddenly Bearish on Losing Money
  Life
Outward
Oct. 23 2014 5:08 PM Why Is an Obscure 1968 Documentary in the Opening Credits of Transparent?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 11:33 AM Watch Little Princesses Curse for the Feminist Cause
  Slate Plus
Working
Oct. 23 2014 11:28 AM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 6:55 PM A Goodfellas Actor Sued The Simpsons for Stealing His Likeness. Does He Have a Case?
  Technology
Technology
Oct. 23 2014 11:45 AM The United States of Reddit  How social media is redrawing our borders. 
  Health & Science
Science
Oct. 23 2014 5:42 PM Seriously, Evolution: WTF? Why I love the most awkward, absurd, hacked-together species.
  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.