The Intelligence Squared U.S. sports debate lineup takes on all things athletic, including hunting, performance enhancing drugs, and bans on collegiate football. The debates challenge conventional wisdom on our favorite pastimes and offer expert analysis on the issues that structure sport in America. Our roster of all-star debaters include Malcolm Gladwell, Jason Whitlock, Buzz Bissinger, Catherine Semcer, Richard Pound, and Wayne Pacelle. Get your head in the game: hear opposing sides sound-off and pick your winning team.
In 2014, a permit to hunt a single endangered black rhino was sold for $350,000… as part of a program to support its conservation in Namibia. Counterintuitive? Through funds raised from legal hunting—the purchase of permits in Africa, licenses and taxes here in the U.S.—, hunters contribute significantly to wildlife conservation efforts. Watch Debate