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John Calvin is the pen name of a sports executive who has been actively involved in professional sports for over 20 years.
by | Dec 20, 2017

As predicted when Harvey Weinstein first made news for being a letch, the sexual harassment hysteria that is sweeping the nation has now officially hit the sports world like a ton of bricks. This time the NFL Network, ESPN, and 81-year…

by | Dec 12, 2017

In our modern snowflake society, is the concept of risk vs. reward dead? By chance I happened to be watching the now infamous Pittsburgh Steeler/Cincinnati Bengals football game. This was the game that contained hard hits, unsportsmanlike conduct penalties, and…

by | Dec 7, 2017

Anti-congratulations to Roger Goodell and the NFL for the dubious honor of being 2017’s spoilsports of the year for unnecessarily injecting partisan politics and political correctness into sports. This is the second year in a row the NFL landed in…

by | Nov 30, 2017

During the XYZ Affair, back during the first Adams presidency, Robert Goodloe Harper most likely uttered the famous saying, “Millions for defense, but not one cent for tribute,” in response to French officials seeking a bribe. Fast forward about 200…

by | Nov 13, 2017

Harvey Weinstein is a pig, and Kevin Spacey is such a creep his excuse for his alleged pedophilia seems to be he was drunk at the time. Meanwhile, Louis C.K.’s new movie, a morality tale about a Woody Allen like…

by | Nov 6, 2017

Imagine you’re an NFL team and your league has been mired in a two-year slump of declining ratings and attendance and has been on the receiving end of a never-ending barrage of bad publicity over the players’ offensive action of…

by | Oct 30, 2017

Allow me to introduce you to Bruce Maxwell. While the NFL has had literally scores and scores of players who have taken a knee during the national anthem this year, Maxwell is the only Major League player who joined the…

by | Oct 23, 2017

Not content with destroying the traditional family, personal responsibility, free markets and Judeo-Christian morality, liberals are also targeting the small and innocuous joys of life. This month’s target outside of the NFL has been Halloween. The left’s war on Halloween…

by | Oct 16, 2017

In an era when NFL players no longer have the time or gumption to do two-a-day practices or full pad tackling drills, amazingly they are able to still squeeze in a social advocacy and activism boot camp into their busy…

by | Oct 9, 2017

Call me an outcast or worse, but even as a child when tennis hustler Bobby Riggs was at the nadir of his fame in the 1970s I saw him for what he was, one of the first cultural warriors fighting…

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