What About Us?

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Opinions differ regarding the worst possible weather for a football game, or any sports contest for that matter. For some, it might be frigid, […]

The Other “Football”

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Having watched on TV an NFL game held at London’s Wembley Stadium in 1986—a preseason matchup between the Super Bowl champion Chicago Bears and […]

Of Porcupines And Wombats

Monday, July 6, 2015

As I prepare to head to the Pan American Games in Toronto, I am confronted with the troubling thought of coming face to face […]

Opposite Day

Friday, May 15, 2015

Experiencing the Masters in the birthplace of golf reveals certain universal truths about sports The arrival of spring is often associated with Opening Day […]

The Power of Play

Friday, April 10, 2015

An Olympian champion leaves an unexpected legacy that proves the impact sports and play can have on society On March 7, Brian Sutton-Smith died […]

A Time to Misremember

Sunday, March 8, 2015

The misdeeds of athletes at all levels of competition have forced sports fans to alter their fondest memories I went my entire childhood and […]

Playoff Surprise

Thursday, February 5, 2015

For a fan in the stands, the College Football Playoff National Championship had a feeling that was all its own. Like every college football […]

Rolling Up the Score

Monday, January 5, 2015

Sports fans should resist the urge to condemn professional players and teams for performances that dominate the scoreboard. There were several events on the […]

We Know It’s Football

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Participants and broadcasters never seem to tire of evoking the sport’s name in their comments. It’s December, which means that I have reached the […]

The Sports Bar Takes Flight

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Airline passengers now have even more opportunities to keep up with the game while they’re in the air. Airline pilots have a complicated job. […]