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by | Sep 12, 2021

I wonder how many red-blooded sports fans of any complexion got goose-bumps all over hearing the “black national anthem” being played last Thursday night at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa before the NFL’s first-of-the-regular-season game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers…

by | Aug 1, 2020

If anyone was hoping that the return of the long-awaited Major League season would lift our spirits and bring us together, they had to be disappointed to learn that we are more divided than ever over the National Anthem kneeling…

by | Jul 18, 2020

Our Scott McKay is so right in his latest column, “Don’t You Dare Call That Team the Red Tails.” The admirable Tuskegee Airmen made too great a contribution to America’s defense, facing more opposition than Luftwaffe fighters, to be dragged…

by | Jun 11, 2020

June 21, 1989, proved a fateful, ominous portent for First Amendment jurisprudence: the Supreme Court decided Texas v. Johnson. The first bill came due in September 2016, when NFL quarterback you-know-who knelt and bowed his head during the playing of…

by | Feb 10, 2020

It was not Colin Kaepernick and his knee alone that drove me from the NFL. Rather, as I have written on these pages going back to September 2017, I awaited the league’s response to that useless ingrate’s treachery. One rogue…

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 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 3, 2018

If you want large numbers of people to hate you, accomplish something great. The New England Patriots compete in their eighth Super Bowl of the Brady-Belichick era and try for their sixth win this Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles. America…

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 26, 2018

When Vince McMahon — that’s Mr. McMahon to you — speaks as the voice of reason, it is later than you think. It may be that time for the NFL, whose ratings dropped 10 percent in 2017 after dropping eight…

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