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The Most Beautiful Sight In Sports

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Don’t taunt the football gods.

The Houston Texans are supposed to be one of the best teams in the NFL this year, but they’ve had some hiccups, including some very erratic play by Matt Schaub, their starting quarterback. Going into yesterday’s game, Schaub had thrown … Continue reading

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Ooooh, football season!

I usually make some kind of quasi-official (read: half-assed) prediction of how the Buffalo Bills will do each season, so here it is, even though I’m not returning to blogging about each individual game. My new rule, as stated a … Continue reading

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My only thought on the NFL draft

Barkevious Mingo, who went to the Browns, may have the greatest name in the history of football. I just love that name. He sounds like something out of a pulp SF novel…like one of the natives of Barsoom met by … Continue reading

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Super Thoughts

A few random thoughts on the Super Bowl…. :: This was the first football I’ve watched since week four or five of the regular season. I haven’t watched this little football in a single season since the mid-1980s, and in … Continue reading

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An open question for #BuffaloBills fans and the #BillsMafia

(The hashtags in the post title are for the benefit of Twitter followers of mine who might not read the blog.) A little background: each year for the last, oh, I don’t know, five or six years, I have eventually … Continue reading

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Cartoon Violence for Men

I’m thinking a lot about football lately, in light of the recent ‘Bounty’ scandal involving the New Orleans Saints, their coaches, and their players, who engaged in a system of paid incentives to players for injuring opposing players. Saints head … Continue reading

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Molto Mario!

Wow. What a surreal couple of days to be a Buffalo Bills fan, as they have signed the second-most coveted free agent player available this year. (He’d have been the most coveted, if not for Peyton Manning being available.) Williams is … Continue reading

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I’ll pay you $1000 to shove the airhorn up Coach’s arse.

If there’s a sports story that’s more simultaneously surprising and no surprise at all than the current “bounty” scandal that’s enveloping the New Orleans Saints, I haven’t seen it. Apparently former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams offered players financial incentives to … Continue reading

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On Whitney and the Anthem

In comments to the previous post on Whitney Houston, Kerry asks why I didn’t post the video of Houston’s now-iconic performance of The Star-Spangled Banner at Super Bowl XXV. It’s a fair question, worthy of a couple of answers. First of … Continue reading

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