New York City Boils Over

New York City Boils Over The pepper spray. That’s when it really started to get out of hand. The police lined up in front of the entry to the Barclays Center in Downtown Brooklyn fired it into the growing congregation of demonstrators in front of...

Fading away: Why I’m not buying Tom Brady

Fading away: Why I’m not buying Tom Brady Let’s look first from Tompa Bay’s perspective, followed by New England’s. BRADY THE GOAT CPOE (Completion Percentage Over Expected) is a newish stat that’s proven a stable predictor of YPA and is a strong and (reasonable minds...

Are People Really Having ‘Coronavirus Parties’?

Are People Really Having ‘Coronavirus Parties’? With baseball season effectively over, Americans have a new favorite national pastime: shaming people on the internet for not properly socially distancing. Whether it’s a viral (albeit arguably misleading) photo of a crowded park on a sunny day or...

On Politics: What Reopening Really Means

On Politics: What Reopening Really Means Good morning and welcome to On Politics, a daily political analysis of the 2020 elections based on reporting by New York Times journalists. Sign up here to get On Politics in your inbox every weekday. Image Where things stand...