Tag Archives: NFL Draft

Is interest fading in the NFL?

I ran across this statistic from Harper’s after I watched a good deal of the NFL Draft: Number of the one hundred most-watched TV broadcasts last year that were NFL games: 92 So what I did wasn’t entirely irrational, right? … Continue reading

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Polls, polling and high anxiety: an easy test

Having just read the ratings sportswriters have published for the NFL draft, I wonder, as always, how their opinions will compare to the results on the football field. But NFL draft ratings are not what this is about. Indeed, one … Continue reading

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Weird findings about monkeys and their relations

From Harper’s April 2022 Findings: A pharmacologically administered liver enzyme was found to halve ethanol consumption among alcoholic vervet monkeys, macaques in Virginia failed to wean themselves off heroin and cocaine, and a new population of whitehanded gibbons was discovered … Continue reading

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