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The news that you can scan for CTE in living football players is a pretty big deal. Ta-Nehisi Coates thinks it will lead to the end of football. I am skeptical. I think it might lead to the end of upp
This is a couple weeks old, but is still awesome in every way: Dear Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee members, I had the dubious pleasure of reading an article on Yahoo yesterday about Ray
I’m a bit outraged by Paul Anderson’s piece arguing essentially that NFL players have the right to play after they’ve had a concussion. Anderson argues that our national concussion o
Travis Waldron has a very good piece up at Think Progress about the referee lockout and player safety. The National Football League Players Association, a year removed from being locked out by NFL own
As some of you probably know, the NFL has refused to sign a new contract with the referees union and has pulled together crews of scab referee labor. They are terrible. The players are outraged, even
Watching last night’s Barcelona-Inter Milan draw reminded me, that for many people on this planet, the most frightening sight in the world is a 5’4″ Argentinian–born the year after
I would have, as an NFL GM, been a little leery of Peyton Manning; as Bill James once said about signing Barry Bonds after the Giants let him go, “I don’t believe in his future, I’m not conv