In this issue: COMMENT "Instant Replay", by Margaret Talbot: Violence and the N. F. L. THE TALK OF THE TOWN "Outbreak", by Richard Preston: The West African Ebola crisis. "Meritorious", by Mark Singer: Roger Angell is heading to Cooperstown. LETTER FROM MOSCOW "Watching the Eclipse", by David Remnick: Ambassador Michael McFaul was there when the promise of democracy came to Russia—and when it began to fade. POP MUSIC "Weirdly Popular", by Sasha Frere-Jones: Weird Al Yankovic's appeal. ON TELEVISION "Surgical Strikeout", by Emily Nussbaum: Steven Soderbergh's The Knick. THE CURRENT CINEMA "The One", by David Denby: A review of Get On Up.