Head to Head: Safety v. Spectacle

October 15, 2015

A big topic of discussion in professional football recently has been whether or not the game is worth the risk of injury that players put themselves in. As more research surfaces about the danger of concussions in the NFL, should we protect players with more rules and fines at the cost of the spectacle of the game? If the essence of the game is the sheer physicality of the sport,…

Read More >>

What cost football?

September 29, 2015

Gridiron football has once again been linked with tragedy. The death of a high school quarterback in New Jersey raises some now familiar questions about the safety of the U.S.’s favorite sport. We’ve been thinking about the challenges facing football as we read Jeanne-Marie Laskas’ “The People v. Football,” which first ran in GQ in 2011.

Read More >>

Week in Review 9/15-9/22

September 23, 2015

Check our game recaps for a close-up breakdown of four of the biggest games of week 2 in the NFL, and click here for more coverage of Week 2 in the NFL and the MLB playoff hunt.

Read More >>