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 | Feb 8, 2020

This past week was some week. On Sunday, the Super Bowl that I did not watch. On Monday, the Iowa caucuses that did not happen. On Tuesday, the State of the Union that left the Union in quite a state…

by | Feb 3, 2020

Every year, Americans tune into the Super Bowl as much for the commercials as for the football game. Super Bowl commercial slots are the most sought-after, and expensive, ad buys of the year, with rates of around $175,000 a second….

by | Sep 25, 2019

The corporate world, perceived by social activists as the belly of the capitalist beast, might have been expected to be the most difficult for left-wing activists to tame. On the contrary, it has been a soft target. On August 20, the Wall…

by | Jul 13, 2019

The U.S. Women’s Soccer team came home with the trophy, but, of course, that isn’t the end of it. Winning, it seems, is not enough. The contemporary script called for some politics and protests over injustice and unequal treatment, without…

by | Feb 6, 2019

For decades I was the biggest football fan ever. Also baseball. Also basketball. Also ice hockey. My grandfather, Zeyde (of blessed memory), introduced me to baseball when I was five or six. He lived in Brooklyn, hated the Dodgers for abandoning him, a…

by | Feb 2, 2019

Dear Loyal Readers, Thank you for joining us on this chilly Super Bowl Weekend to stay up on politics and culture! Beginning last night, our heroic web site guru Josh Eberly and his team of crack developers have been transferring…

by | Jan 30, 2019

When Super Bowl LIII takes places in Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Sunday it will occur — stop us if you’ve heard this one before — in the house that taxpayers built. In an ever-growing race to offer bigger subsidies…

by | Feb 2, 2018

Many, many Super Bowls ago, it was a few days before the game, when the media was, as usual, desperately trying to find material for its coverage. Some desperate reporter asked a Dallas Cowboys running back named Duane Thomas how…

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…

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