football

The NFL’s Shocking Income Inequality

The NFL is America in a microcosm: a vicious protection racket obscured by layers of phony patriotism and conspicuous consumption that props up some rich…

The Ineffable Bro-ness of Rob Gronkowski

The freakishly talented Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, five times a Pro Bowler and four times an All-Pro, hung up his cleats over the weekend,…

The Die-Hard Chicago Bears Fans Who Watch ‘Very Cavallari’ Every Week

As far back as he can remember, Adam, a 40-year-old Chicago native, has watched every Bears football game. But since last year, he’s got a…

Celebrity Sex Scandals Show We’re Not as Sex-Positive as We Think We Are

When it was announced that New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft faced charges related to paying for sex acts at a massage parlor in Jupiter,…