The author's 1975 short story "The Last Super Bowl" predicted that simulated games would destroy the league. Instead, simulations made the NFL even bigger.
The most popular sport in America leaves its players with brain damage. How much do fans care?
He's really gunning for that Oscar.
How a podcast host and a former NFL player, among others, created a market for pills that claim to boost brain function.
For the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, the big game is usually marked by debauchery that can resemble a riot, and administrators are taking drastic steps to prevent that from happening again.
Leaving an abusive relationship is much harder than it looks from the outside, says an abuse prevention coordinator at a nonprofit.
This was a rough year for minorities. If you're not getting shot at, you're probably being called a name or generally harassed for something you have no control over.
Thanks to an exclusive license agreement with the NFL, the developers behind Madden haven't had much in the way of competition for years, and their games have suffered as a result.
If the 22-year-old found in a trash bin Sunday had chronic traumatic encephalopath (CTE), football oligarchs are in trouble.
The way to improve public perception of the police is to improve the police. Nothing else—certainly not shaming football players for protesting—will make much of a difference.
As a football player, Chris Kluwe was a punter, but in his post-NFL life, he's been a beast, defending everyone from LGBT people to the victims of gamergate.
It's hard to argue that teen drinking ever accomplishes anything of substance, but this week, underage boozing actually seems to have prevented a tragedy.
To try convincing Brits they should care about a sport that—to an outsider, at least—seems to revolve around timeouts and advertising, this Saturday the NFL hosted a "fan rally" on Regent Street.
The first week of the 2014 NFL season is in the books and already things are looking rather insane. With just this tip of the iceberg in mind, here are some predictions I've brought back from the astral realm for football fans this fall.
Most sports betting is still underground, but the internet has made it more convenient. Paying off your illegal gambling debts, however, will never be as painless as paying for an MP3.
The internet outrage machine is fully operational after walking meme Macklemore was chastized for wearing a costume that looked pretty anti-semetic on stage.
Sean John invited me to attend its NFL draft party. While I was there, I asked NFL draftees like Calvin Pryor, C. J. Mosley, and Taylor Lewan what they think about gays, concussions, and Donald Sterling.
Protesters on hunger strike in Phoenix, Arizona, claimed that a man pulled up to their camp site and threw a burrito with the word "wetback" written on it numerous times.
The football-themed street fair in the middle of Times Square is a bewildering series of screens set up in the freezing cold. It's something out of Batman Forever. It's a near-future dystopia come to life.
LA, site of the first Super Bowl and a city that is built upon the idea of distraction, doesn't have a professional football team. Enter Gene Simmons of KISS, who wants to fill the void with a cheeseball Arena Football team.
Super Bowl food is an event in itself, the most gluttonous day on the American finger food calendar. On this day, the greasy, fried concoctions, dips, and booze we all love scores a real touchdown (that's a football reference).
This season I realized that what I used to think of as a bunch of meat slabs running around on a field is actually a highly nuanced competition, featuring insane nerds with an arsenal of some of the most athletically ridiculous people on Earth at their di…
The Super Bowl has come to New York and New Jersey, and it's brought with it a lot of extra surveillance, lawsuits, disgustingly lavish parties, grumblings from elected officials, and even sex trafficking.
How political commentators used the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King to yet again chastise President Obama and others for "race baiting," while across the world, a photo of a wealthy white woman sitting on a chair made of a black female model went viral f…