Selected Clips: 

The New York Times:

At 6 feet 1, He’s Raising the Art of the Dunk to Another Level

Slate:

I Was the Worst High School Quarterback Ever (also posted on Longform.org)

Rule Breakers: What the Seahawks’ “Legion of Boom” has in common with the last Patriots championship team.

Inside Pedro’s Brain

New York Observer/Observer.com:

The Greatest Reality Show Is About NFL Training Camp

What You Need to Know About Ending Poverty From Someone Who Overcame It

A Rising Number of Muslims Suffer From PTSD (Post-Trump Stress Disorder)

An Updated History of Lapel Pin Politics

A Brief History of the Traffic Stop (Or How the Car Created the Police State)

Sip Wine in Hammocks at the World’s First Rooftop Vineyard

There’s a Tinder for Art (And the Art Won’t Ghost You)

Big Financial Trouble Under the Big Top

Author and Trump Fan F.H. Buckley Touts ‘Socialist Ends by Capitalist Means’

Religious Groups Unite in New York to Assemble 7,500 Hygiene Kits for Syrian Refugees

Can Weed Protect Your Brain (And Save Football)?

Google’s Eric Schmidt: The West No Longer Tries to Solve Big Problems

Gothamist: 

A Guide to NYC’s Sensory Deprivation Tanks 

There Will Soon Be Zero Bookstores In The Bronx

NYC May Ban Use Of Wild Animals For Entertainment

Mobb Deep’s Prodigy On The Cookbook He Wrote For The Incarcerated

De Blasio Announces Reforms Following ‘Unacceptable’ Death Of Zymere Perkins

De Blasio’s Deputy Mayor Admits LES Rivington House Deal Was A Failure

‘Makes No Sense!’ UWS Residents Protest Against Proposed School Rezoning

Where In NYC To Watch Monday’s Presidential Debate Without Giving In To Despair

Money:

Software Boot Camps Are Getting Easier to Pay For

DNAinfo:

Fruits of Nude Drawing Marathon on Display for One Day

Botanical Tonic and Elixir Bar Moves into Former Mars Bar Site

Person Found Dead After Fire at Tremont Squatter Building, NYPD Says

Kids and Police Build Community Relations in Harlem Basketball Game

Crowds, Security Checks and No Bathroom? It’s New Years Eve in Times Sq.