I just got back from a late summer vacation. It was a great trip. My wife and I are creatures of habit. We go to the same beach once or twice a year. Occasionally...
Writs are back this week, with the story of a prisoner who was executed twice, an ill-tempered judge throwing an ironic fit and another who appoints himself prosecutor, space law, the NFL lawsuit fumbles, dumb criminals and more.
Sports and politics have that in common. People absolutely lose their minds over it, and their basic life skills and humanity tend to go with it.
They are proud. They are not braggarts.
A better understanding of the toll football takes on its players might convince you: American Football should be abolished.
The University of Maryland’s Board Of Regents had a decision to make: retain a football coach accused of killing one of his players, nor not retaining a football coach accused of killing one of his players. They inexplicably chose the latter.
The NFL had to choose between its black players and its conservative white fans. It, very predictably, went with its conservative, white fans.
It’s bowl season. I have some thoughts, some (so far terrible) predictions, and a challenge for y’all.
Does a football team need fans?
The end of the world as we know it?
How do you feel about this?
It’s time for some skating and some inter-generational conflict.
The Birth of American Football