What to Expect When You’re Expecting an NFL Scandal


As a father of a toddler, Wai Sallas sees too many similarities between the lessons of parenting and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

The NFL’s Benjamin Watson Expresses The Range of Emotions So Many Feel About Ferguson

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In the aftermath of the Ferguson decision, The Saints Benjamin Watson is angry, frustrated, fearful, embarrassed, sad, sympathetic, offended, confused, introspective, hopeless, hopeful, and encouraged.

NFL Diary: Week 4


Vince Wilfork is done for the season, the Saints expose the Dolphins, and Kiko Alonso performing just as Ryan Bradley predicted. Week 4 of the NFL Diary.

NFL Diary: Week 2


Can Eli turn it around? Why did Jason Garrett settle for the field goal? Are the Seahawks really that good? Ryan Bradley runs down Week 2 in the NFL.

2013 NFL Preview: NFC South and West


Ryan Bradley finishes his 2013 NFL preview with the NFC South and West.

The Worst Moments in Sports: 2012


We say goodbye to 2012 by recapping the year’s worst moments in sports.

How Cheap Physical Courage


Risking injury for money is one kind of brave. Liam Day argues that it’s less brave than refusing to.

NFL Sends Saints to Hell

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Jamie Reidy comments on the National Football League’s punishment of the New Orleans Saints leadership for Bounty-gate.

Saints’ Bounty Program: Insignificant In Amount, Heavy With Meaning

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Cameron Conaway thinks the New Orleans Saints’ paying for injuries to opponents raises some deep, unsettling questions.

Sports Matter: Josh Levin


Slate’s Josh Levin talks to us about Louisiana sports, over-hyped narratives, and urinating in troughs.

NFL Players Are Enjoying the Lockout, and That’s Fine

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What’s the big deal?

5 Made-for-Hollywood Sports Stories

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Who would write and direct the Tiger Woods story? Who would play Drew Brees? Is Paul Dano actually Gordon Hayward?

Good Men Picks: NFL Wildcard Weekend

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This week we’re using the good folks at Google to help us to decide.