More Accountability Please: Goodell, Rice, and a Chance to Do Better

Ray Rice

Richelle Carey knows that the NFL understands what accountability and consistency mean. Why then, won’t they show it in a case of domestic violence?

Is There Really a Difference Between Donald Sterling and the Redskins?


Joanna Schroeder looks at the legacy NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell could leave if he chose to lead against racism the way the NBA has.

Clippers and Redsk*ns: Richard Sherman Calls Out Racism


Richard Sherman lays down the truth about racism in the NFL.

The Epic Battle to Save the Most Offensive Team Name in Professional Sports

Redskins Name Football

Before you decide whether the Washington Redskins should change their name, you need to understand the history.

Join the #NotYourMascot Twitterstorm For the Super Bowl

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Tell the NFL and Roger Goodell that you won’t stand for racist mascots and appropriation of Native names.

The NFL’s PR Problem. . . And How To Fix It


Bullying, concussions, player arrests, declining youth participation. The NFL has a serious PR problem. Neil Cohen offers the league some advice about how to fix it.

The NFL and Domestic Violence


21 NFL teams carried at least one player with domestic violence or assault charges on their rosters during the 2012 season. Chelsea Cristene offers suggestions for what to do to change that.

4 NFL Players to Come Out


As buzz builds about 4 NFL players coming out, Robert Reece speculates on what it will mean for them personally and for the hyper-masculine league they play in.

Rugby Faces the Same Challenges as Football


The 6 Nations Championship kicked off this month. Liam Day says it’s the perfect opportunity to look at the issue of sports-related brain injuries from a different perspective.

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.

The NFL’s Revenue-Sharing System Fails its Fans

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Liam Day wonders: What if any time a team loses a game, they have to pay a losing tax?

Flag on The Play? Ex-Players Sue NFL over Concussions

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Mark Radcliffe tries to sort out his opinion of the recent concussions lawsuit filed by ex-players against the NFL.

The Errant Heel: Episode 6

The Errant Heel

In Episode Six, Brian and Tom discuss misogynist high school baseball teams and the sleepy heroes of the Clemens trial jury, all while exploring a new studio space.

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.