Posts in category "Football"

A Quick Chat with Matt Forte

A Quick Chat with Matt Forte
Football fans are a little down on the Chicago Bears as of late. After a reasonably good start to the 2014 season, the Bears let loose in the second half of the Bears-Packers matchup at Soldier Field a month ago. And after an impressive win in Atlanta, the Bears failed to capitalize and beat a... Read more »

YouTube Proof That NFL Players Shouldn't Sing

YouTube Proof That NFL Players Shouldn't Sing
Give a football player a big trophy and what does he do? Sing. Unfortunate as it is. It seems that at least in the latter half of the 1980s –a reasonably treacherous time for both American fashion and music– that success equaled the chance to record a pop hit, talent or not. (Just like American... Read more »

New Names for the Washington Redskins

New Names for the Washington Redskins
Last week the Washington Redskins made off-season news not for training camp or trades. Instead, the press came when the United States Patent and Trademark Office abruptly canceled the team’s trademarks on the basis that they were “disparaging to Native Americans.” The legal ramifications of this action by one wing of the US Government may... Read more »
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Kanye West for Snickers and other Super Bowl Commercials I'd Love to See

Kanye West for Snickers and other Super Bowl Commercials I'd Love to See
Sunday night I was cheering for the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC title game versus the San Francisco 49ers.  I love both of these wonderful cities, but perhaps I just prefer sports teams that have –you know– a little “edge”. The Seahawks won, booking their ticket to the next Super Bowl. And if you watched... Read more »

Sporty Ideas for Casual Friday

Sporty Ideas for Casual Friday
I’ve been in the business world for approximately 20 years, and about two decades ago I noticed the slow rise of Casual Friday, a new American corporate tradition. As we all know, this day –sometimes a blowoff day, depending on what line of business you are in or what type of organization you work for–... Read more »

'Cocks, Football and Grilling Dogs in the SEC

'Cocks, Football and Grilling Dogs in the SEC
The University of South Carolina and its football team have always been stuck with a naming dilemma. Anyone living outside of The Palmetto State would rarely be inclined to call South Carolina “USC”, as most people think of the University of Southern California, the 11 time National Champions. Southern Cal’s football teams have spawned such... Read more »
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Seven Pro Athletes with Unfortunate Bodily-Related Names

Seven Pro Athletes with Unfortunate Bodily-Related Names
Just because I turned 40 this year doesn’t mean I am willing to give up my accomplished knack for bathroom humor. Plus, as a sports fan I’m bound, like anyone else watching TV sports in the privacy of one’s own home, to crack a joke now and again about a questionable-sounding surname. One night several... Read more »