Can Friday Night Lights Survive the NFL?

For high schoolers, football can be a proud badge of being human. So how do we keep that and yet acknowledge the toll of brain injuries in the NFL? Jessicah Lahitou explores the issues.

Michael B. Jordan On Success, Creative Inspiration And Leaving a Legacy

Michael B. Jordan talks about photography, directing, and his inspirations.

Everything I Need to Know About Marriage, I Can Learn From a Sports Movie

“All your strength. All your power. Everything you’ve got. Right now.” -Duke, Rocky IV

The Quaint Notion of Amateurism

In honor of March Madness, which began this week, GMP Sports has combed its archives for the best articles about the tournament. Here, Liam Day, in a post from 2012, argues that the players you’ll be watching the next few weeks should get paid to entertain you.

‘Friday Night Lights’: A True Story of the Big Myth

As the Texas high-school football playoffs enter championship weekend, one ex-player provides a first-person portrait of Friday Night Lights.

An Outsiders Look at High School Football Culture

When Pat Brothwell moved out of northeastern Pennsylvania, he realized that Friday Night Lights is real.

NFLPA Fantasy Football

ESPN game show winner Jim Jividen lays out your fantasy draft for you.

Mad Men Episode 4: Happy Days Are Here Again

Greg Olear suspects Mad Men may be ready to “jump the shark” . . . and he thinks he knows the shark’s name: Megan.

TV’s New Golden Age and Why Homeland Won’t Be Remembered

Greg Olear had high hopes that Homeland would join the ranks of the truly elite television dramas. Here, his criteria for what makes a TV show superb.

The 10 Best Shows to Watch With Your Wife

To help stoke the flames of marital bliss, I have pulled together a list of 10 shows that I think are good ones to watch with your wife.

A Manly List of Summer Fun

Tom Matlack puts together a man’s man list of things that have made this summer truly awesome.

How to Make a Critically Acclaimed TV Show About Masculinity

What does it mean to be a man? No one really knows, but it makes for some damn good television.

The 10 at 10

Borders is closing for good, your parents are stalking your Facebook, and Jell-O will be made from humans.

Interview With ‘Men of a Certain Age’ Writer/Producer Mark Stegemann

Jordan Pedersen talks to Mark Stegemann, writer and producer of “Men of a Certain Age,” on comedy, drama, and writing real-life.