The Impact And The Darkness: The Lasting Effect Of Peter Gent's North…

At the climactic moment in the climactic game near the end of the 1979 film North Dallas Forty, Delma Huddle, having reluctantly let the team doctor shoot up his damaged hamstring, starts upfield after catching a pass, then suddenly pulls up lame and gets obliterated by a linebacker moving at full speed. It's an… » 10/10/11 11:05am 10/10/11 11:05am

What Curtis Painter And North Dallas Forty Tell Us About The Real NFL

We're doing a season-long NFL roundtable with our friends at Slate. Check back here each week as a rotating cast of football watchers discusses the weekend's key plays, coaching decisions, and traumatic brain injuries. » 10/04/11 2:30pm 10/04/11 2:30pm

Stanford Overcomes 99-Point Deficit To Beat UCLA By 26

Your morning roundup for Oct. 2, the day we mull parole eligibility for cannibal ladies. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors. » 10/02/11 9:30am 10/02/11 9:30am