I'm Eagles Wide Receiver Brad Smith. Got Any Questions For Me?

Brad Smith is a wide receiver, return specialist, and quarterback who has played for the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills, and currently plays for the Eagles. He's also a very stylish man who's going to be hosting a fashion show and charity event in October. He's down in the discussion section below, waiting to answer… » 9/23/14 2:28pm 9/23/14 2:28pm

How To Fix The Police: A Former Chief Is Here To Take Your Questions

Norm Stamper is a retired Seattle police chief, columnist, advisory board member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, and the author of Breaking Rank: A Top Cop's Exposé of the Dark Side of American Policing. He is in the comments below and ready to take your questions about Ferguson, militarization of police… » 8/22/14 2:01pm 8/22/14 2:01pm

I'm Tony Luke Jr., Host Of SpikeTV's Frankenfood. Let's Chat.

Tony Luke Jr. is the co-host of SpikeTV's Frankenfood, as well as an actor, music producer, and restaurateur whose namesake sandwich shop has grown from a South Philly staple to an international chain. He and his restaurants have appeared on Man vs. Food, Throwdown with Bobby Flay, Dinner: Impossible, and more. He's… » 8/06/14 2:09pm 8/06/14 2:09pm

I'm David Peace, Author Of The Damned Utd And Red Or Dead. Let's Chat.

We're joined by novelist David Peace. Named one of Granta's Best of Young Novelists in 2003, he's the author of the Red Riding Quartet, the Tokyo Trilogy, GB84, The Damned Utd—"probably the best novel ever written about sport," per The Timesand, most recently, Red or Dead, an exploration of the life and career of… » 5/27/14 12:59pm 5/27/14 12:59pm

Life, Death, And Yasiel Puig: LA Mag's Jesse Katz Is Here To Chat

Los Angeles Magazine's Jesse Katz, who wrote that great story on Yasiel Puig's defection from Cuba—you can get a refresher here—is in the comments below, ready to take your questions. Follow Jesse on Twitter @byjessekatz, stop by his website, and/or check out his book The Opposite Field, a memoir on parenting and… » 4/15/14 1:59pm 4/15/14 1:59pm

Is Nick Saban Crazy? Ask The GQ Writer Who Profiled Him

This month's GQ includes a great profile of Alabama head coach Nick Saban by Warren St. John, author of Rammer Jammer Yellow Hammer and Outcasts United. The profile includes plenty of anecdotes that make Nick Saban seem like an absolute lunatic, so we invited St. John to come and talk about what hanging out with… » 8/29/13 3:00pm 8/29/13 3:00pm

How (And Why) To Defend A-Rod: A Live Chat With Sports Law Experts

Any day/hour/minute now we'll find out just how long Alex Rodriguez and his smaller-antlered ilk will be on Bud Selig's wall. While we wait, we've assembled a group of sports law experts to mount a defense of A-Rod, explain the potential outcomes based on the various modes of punishment available, and answer any other… » 8/02/13 2:30pm 8/02/13 2:30pm

ESPN's Nate Silver Is Here To Answer Your Questions

Last week, Nate Silver, the statistician who became famous (and stupidly infamous) for his political forecasting, bolted The New York Times for ESPN. Curious how he'll fit in at a company dedicated to producing more noise than signal? Wondering how it felt getting tossed under the bus somewhere along Eighth Avenue?… » 7/29/13 2:01pm 7/29/13 2:01pm

One Of Our Favorite Sports Columnists, Sally Jenkins, Is Here To Take…

Sally Jenkins is an award-winning sportswriter for the Washington Post, but don't hold that against her. She's one of the sharpest columnists in the country. She's also written a bunch of books, including It's Not About The Bike, the No. 1 New York Times bestseller she co-authored with Lance Armstrong, and Sum It Up—a… » 3/13/13 2:08pm 3/13/13 2:08pm

What Can You Learn From The Carolina Panthers' Leaked Financials? Ask A…

There's still a lot to unpack in the Carolina Panthers' financial statement, which we published Thursday. That document showed the team bringing in $112 million in operating profit over a recent two-year period, one that saw owner Jerry Richardson pleading hardship on behalf of his fellow NFL plutocrats before the… » 3/08/13 11:00am 3/08/13 11:00am