When Sacrificing Everything Gets You Paid

How ironic is it that in a league that tinkers with its overtime rules in order to minimize the chances of a tie, its biggest story becomes just that. Because that's how I'm feeling after the Kaepernick/Reid settlement with the NFL. It feels a hell of a lot like a tie to me, and here's why.… Continue reading When Sacrificing Everything Gets You Paid

It’s Deja Vu, All Over Again

Fucking Patriots. They make me want to dabble in communism. They make me feel like the Brits were misunderstood. They make me want to subvert the steeple chase of a nut that Thomas Paine broke bread with once upon a time. The one that made babies with capitalism and stirred up tasty drinks in the… Continue reading It’s Deja Vu, All Over Again

Dear Sports: I’m Just Not That Into You

When did sports become so unlikable? It used to be that sports was a respite from the everyday; a temporary form of escapism that was fun and legal. It was a snow globe fascination whose import was clear as life and death but whose suspension of disbelief allowed us to dream like children. It was a gloriously… Continue reading Dear Sports: I’m Just Not That Into You

The New England Invitational Turns LII

I can't believe it's Super Sunday already. It feels like only yesterday that I was putting together my fantasy league team whilst under the illusion my Dolphins had a chance to see January . . . if only for sixty minutes. The Patriots are making their annual trip, preparing to take on yet another bird.… Continue reading The New England Invitational Turns LII

Groundhog Day Meets Rocky Balboa

We have seen this movie before. The one where the Patriots win twelve plus games, score a couple playoff wins in Foxboro and end up in the Super Bowl amid all the chatter about how they cheat to win and how they get all the calls. There are few things more certain than death, taxes… Continue reading Groundhog Day Meets Rocky Balboa