by | Sep 5, 2018

“Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” That’s the caption attached to a gritty, black and white picture of Colin Kaepernick in the publicity marquee of Nike’s new marketing campaign announced Friday, a corporate branding decision which will…

by | Jul 14, 2018

Any day now the Washington Post will be exposing my baseball addiction. Therefore I come clean now in advance. Maybe I got in with a wrong crowd in yeshiva elementary school and yeshiva high school, but I became an avid sports fan as…

by | Jun 4, 2018

It’s been almost two years since the Great Cultural Revolution of America began. Do you recall where you were that hot August night when Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem? I don’t either. But we all remember…

by | May 31, 2018

Certainly by now you have all heard about Roseanne Barr’s abhorrent tweets and her subsequent firing by ABC/Disney. Disney Chairman, Bob Iger has always emphasized the value of its family friendly brand and, as reported in the WSJ, “when talent…

by | May 25, 2018

Our long national nightmare is over. The National Football League outlawed national anthem kneeling on Wednesday. “This season, all league and team personnel shall stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem,” NFL commissioner Roger Goodell explained in…

by | Feb 1, 2018

Welcome to Super Bowl week, which should be the pinnacle of good feelings and excitement for the game of football and the NFL. Instead, a new report just hit the newswire showing that the NFL is the sixth most toxic…

by | Jan 5, 2018

The National Football League dropped almost 10 percent in the ratings during the 2017 regular season. Games averaged 14.9 million viewers this season versus 16.5 million last season. And in 2016, the NFL lost eight percent of its television viewers….

by | Jan 2, 2018

The regular season is over and it went out on a high note. Which the NFL needed badly. It had been a year of low ratings, lousy officiating, players protesting when they were not brawling, and an overall sense of…

by | Dec 5, 2017

It was, once upon a time, a big deal to be named Time magazine’s “Man of the Year.” Or, in more recent times… Person of the Year. What Time is after, as it self-proclaims, is that singular human who has…

by | Oct 26, 2017

A week shy of the midway point of the football season, the two winless NFL teams are no surprise. They are the Cleveland Browns and Colin Kaepernick’s former team, the once-storied San Francisco 49ers. As the Browns have never even…

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