Guest Perspective

The NFL as Tableau Vivant

The NFL as Tableau Vivant

The best NFL Sunday – among which this past one surely was – is one where the entirety of the games play back the next morning like …

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The Blah Quarter

The Blah Quarter

I should begin every NFL piece with “well, at least no one has been milled yet,” which would absolutely apply here, That good news aside, …

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Very Little, Very Late

Very Little, Very Late

Yesterday, the NFL settled a concussion claim with the players’ association for $765M. This settlement is a joke. Not only is it literally billions of …

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Parity Ate the NFL

Parity Ate the NFL

It consumed it, like a Clevelander tearing through beer sausage at a Browns tailgater (really the only reason to find oneself at a football stadium …

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The National Football League of America

The National Football League of America

In what can only be described as a bonanza, the first NFL preseason game has come and gone and we’ve seen only one (potentially mass) …

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Coaching Carousel – Mid-Majors enjoying the other side of March Madness

Coaching Carousel – Mid-Majors enjoying the other side of March Madness

As the college basketball celebrates the final weekend of the season, several schools are spending March Madness searching for new head basketball coaches.  Year after …

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The Tribe that Was Hockey

The Tribe that Was Hockey

In his seminal work, Tribes, Seth Godin defines a tribe as a group of people who are connected to to one another, a leader, an …

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Death After the NFL

Death After the NFL

I seriously didn’t expect to be writing a follow-up to my Life After the NFL piece so quickly.
The facts of what happened on Saturday are …

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Life After the NFL

Life After the NFL

In a pure gladatorial sport, no one committed suicide, whether as a by-product of brain injuries or anything else for that matter. The loser was …

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Taunting the Realities of Canada’s NHL Habit

Taunting the Realities of Canada’s NHL Habit

Hockey in Canada isn’t a sport. It’s who we are. Nothing less than that. Canada. Is. Hockey.
Canadians breathe hockey. It ties together our days and …

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A Capitol Season: The Musings of a Washington Nationals Fan

A Capitol Season: The Musings of a Washington Nationals Fan

I can actually remember watching baseball for the past 45 years. I was that idiot savant kid who would go into the bar with his …

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