Tag: NFL

'Do-gooder syndrome'; a case of no good deed goes unpunished

It has to be explained to us clueless whites that doing a good deed for an impoverished black neighborhood in Chicago can actually be a bad deed. So it was when Roc Nation, the entertainment company founded by rapper and businessman Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, partnered with the NFL “to enhance the NFL’s live game experiences and to amplify... Read more »

Will any network dare to pick up the Roseanne show?

More than 13 million viewers of one of TV’s most popular shows want to know. Not that they count. In the eyes of progressives, fans of the Roseanne show and its star are as deplorable as Americans who voted for Donald Trump. Just as they were amazed at Trump’s election, so too were they flummoxed  that... Read more »

The Chicago Bears slavish commitment to a game plan...

when that game plan has obviously failed. Tribune columnist Steve Rosenbloom pointed out how the Bears’ game plan wasn’t working but they stubbornly refused to unleash one of their best weapons in Sunday’s 20-12 loss to the New Orleans Saints: It took eight series and an 11-point deficit with less than eight minutes remaining Sunday, but it finally happened:... Read more »

Did racism or NFL clout torch Will Smith's rightful Oscar for his role in Concussion?

I still can’t believe that Will Smith didn’t win an Oscar for best actor for his role in the Concussion. When I left the theater with my wife after seeing the movie I said that Will Smith had certainly nailed an Oscar. So, I was amazed and disappointed when he wasn’t even nominated. I wondered,... Read more »

If you're crazy in love with the Super Bowl, don't read this

Because there’s nothing to read.

Let's give the Chicago Bears to Los Angeles

Amazing, when you think about it, but Los Angeles, the second largest market in America has no National Football League team. It’s complicated, but here’s a suggestion: Let’s send them the Chicago Bears. Considering the  Bears pathetic (that’s an understatement) and embarrassing loss on Sunday night before a national NBC television audience many of us... Read more »

Chicago Bears gift NFC North title to Green Bay Packers

The play Sunday that pretty much summed up the Chicago Bears’ sorry season was the fumble in the season’s final game that everyone stood around looking at until a Green Bay Packer picked up the live ball and ran for a touchdown. Hasn’t every football player from the first time on the field taught that... Read more »

The Chicago Bears should not have played Jay Cutler

Jay Cutler should not have  started the game and once in, he should have be pulled. Sticking with him cost the Bears the lead in the NFL Central Division. I got the sense that he was playing because he was on an ego trip and the head coach Marc Trestman didn’t want to offend. Or something.... Read more »

(Some) Bears fans are idiots

The Bears have in Johnny Knox the most exciting, arguably the quickest wide receiver in the league–and a rookie to boot–and what happens when rumors started about the Bears acquiring another wide receiver, Terrell Owens? Bears fans go ape. “Oh yeah, get him, get him!” He comes with “baggage,” but forget that. “We want him!!!”... Read more »

That takes balls

UPDATE: Now, Jesse Jackson has chimed in, agreeing with Sharpton. No surprise there. Jackson can’t stand to be left out.*********Al Sharpton wants the National Football League to block conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh from bidding on the St. Louis Rams. The Associated Press reported that Sharpton sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on... Read more »
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