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Josh Levin


Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by Josh:

How the Worst School Attack in U.S. History Was Miraculously Averted

Was it a group of brave teachers—or divine intervention? → Read More

What Happened When Black Mississippians Boycotted Their Town’s White-Owned Businesses

Who would win the battle for Indianola? → Read More

They Competed for a Spot on the Space Shuttle Challenger. Then They Watched It Explode.

The triumphs and tragedy of NASA’s Teacher in Space program. → Read More

In 1986, Detroit Was the “Murder Capital” of the U.S. An NBA Star Had an Audacious Plan to Change That.

Isiah Thomas reflects on the city's "No Crime Day." → Read More

Everything That Happened in the Celtics’ Epic Game 1 Win Over the Nets

A pirouetting game-winner, a double bird, and so much more. → Read More

Roki Sasaki Just Pulled Off One of the Greatest Feats in Sports History

It was this close to being even greater. → Read More

How NBA Superstars Are Getting What They Want

Welcome to the age of passive-aggression. → Read More

How Chiefs-Bills Became One of the Greatest Games in NFL History

Three lead changes and 25 points in the last two minutes of regulation! → Read More

Does the NFL’s Omicron Outbreak Response Actually Have Some Merit?

Depleted rosters, postponed games, and more than 100 positive tests have not stopped the league from packing stadiums and loosening some restrictions. → Read More

Seven Forgotten Stories From 1995

Listen to One Year on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. → Read More

Maria Rubio Saw Jesus on a Tortilla and Became a National Sensation. It Almost Ruined Her Life.

In 1977, she found a burn mark in the shape of a face. She and her family were never the same. → Read More

One Year: Slate’s New Podcast Starts in 1977

The show tells the stories of the people and struggles that changed America. → Read More

Why Shelby Houlihan Blamed a Burrito for Her Positive Doping Test

A conversation with David Epstein about Houlihan's defense. → Read More

What Was Mike Krzyzewski’s Mission, Really?

The retiring Duke legend’s victories can’t be separated from all that he whitewashed. → Read More

It’s Impossible to Have a Good Take on Tim Tebow

And yet, we persist. → Read More

Why Major League Baseball Is Boycotting Georgia

Outrage over the state’s controversial voting law doesn’t fully explain the league’s decision. → Read More

The Case for Jalen Suggs’ Banker as the Best March Madness Buzzer Beater Ever

What the Gonzaga star did better than any college player ever has. → Read More

Why Do We Ever Play the National Anthem at Sports Games?

The Dallas Mavericks’ failed attempt to cancel it begs the question of why we do this in the first place. → Read More

The Story Behind Jackie Robinson’s Damning Kiss-Off to a White Sports Writer

That sports writer’s daughter, now 83, reads and responds to it for the first time. → Read More

A Complete List of Fun Things That Happened in Super Bowl LV

The Winfield taunt was good. → Read More