2012 Press Archive

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Ban College Football

May 10, 2012

As part of the Intelligence Squared debate series, I teamed with up Buzz Bissinger (of “Friday Night LIghts” fame) in support of the proposition that… more

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Should College Football Be Banned?

May 09, 2012

Buzz Bissinger, author of Friday Night Lighters and former defensive end for the Atlantic Falcons Tim Greene debate the dangers of college football including concussions… more

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Intelligence Squared U.S. New York Audience Decides to “Ban College Football”

May 09, 2012

Last night, Intelligence Squared U.S. continued its spring 2012 season with a victory for the motion “Ban College Football.” In the final tally, Malcolm Gladwell… more

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Ban College Football? Breaking Down a Debate

May 09, 2012

Two prominent writers argued for banning college football on Tuesday night at New York University’s Skirball Center as part of the Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates… more

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Should We Ban College Football?

May 07, 2012

Big money, corruption, and injury have put college football in the spotlight. Tomorrow night, Intelligence Squared will debate the idea of banning college football. Buzz… more

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Get Real! Ban College Football?

May 07, 2012

Soledad O'Brien and the Starting Point panel discusses Buzz Bissinger's Wall Street Journal opinion piece, in which he calls for college football to be banned… more

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Would Banning College Football Actually Help Academics?

May 07, 2012

Last week, Friday Night Lights author Buzz Bissinger offered his arguments for why college football should be eliminated. The article appears in advance of tomorrow… more

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Should College Football Be Banned?

April 30, 2012

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Daily News - Rush & Molloy

April 20, 2012

Georgette Mosbacher, Bruce Kovner and other assorted policy wonks chuckled at last week's IQ2US debate when the International Crisis Group's Karim Sadjadpour tried to give… more

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Intelligence Squared U.S. Audience Agrees that “When It Comes to Politics, the Internet Is Closing Our Minds”

April 18, 2012

Last night, Intelligence Squared U.S. continued its spring 2012 season with a victory for the motion “When it Comes to Politics, The Internet is Closing… more