Does Football Have a Future? The NFL and the Concussion Crisis

“In the past, it was a style of ball that was three yards and a cloud of dust, so you didn’t see too many of these big hits, because there wasn’t so much space between players,” the Steelers’ Troy Polamalu said. “I mean, with the passing game now, you get four-wide-receiver sets, sometimes five-wide-receiver sets. You get guys coming across the middle, you get zone coverages. You know, there’s more space between these big hits, so there’s more opportunity for these big hits.”

Source: The New Yorker
Published: Jan 24, 2011
Length: 38 minutes (9,502 words)

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Inside Gawker founder Nick Denton’s blog empire

Source: The New Yorker
Published: Oct 18, 2010
Length: 38 minutes (9,612 words)

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The rise of Tea Party activism.

Source: The New Yorker
Published: Feb 1, 2010
Length: 34 minutes (8,647 words)

The Untouchable

Can a good mayor amass too much power?

Source: The New Yorker
Published: Aug 24, 2009
Length: 43 minutes (10,770 words)