Redskins Lose: Another Election Indicator
I spent Sunday being thankful that my beloved Patriots had their bye week. I would not have been able to follow the game. The fate of the Union was at stake, to be decided as it is every four years, ...
Were the Super Friends the Inspiration for Team USA?
Watching the USA Olympic basketball team has been an exercise in dejà vu. There’s something so familiar about how this group operates. My son thought I was reminded of the original ’92 Dream Team.
But today I realized what this ...
Andy ‘Pentangeli’ Pettitte
This was a risky case all along: The word of two teammates and friends against one another.
Roger Clemens was sunk. He had seemingly not been truthful when testifying before a congressional committee about steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs. Stories ...
All I Want for Christmas Is Tebow
I know it’s early for my letter this year, but I really can’t wait this time. I’m only asking for one little thing, and if you make it happen, I won’t ask for anything ...
Tom Brady: Using the Wrong Part of His Brain Since 2008
“He thinks too much; such men are dangerous.” — Julius Caesar, Julius Caesar
“Don’t think — it can only hurt the ballclub.” — Crash Davis, Bull Durham
The Patriots are back in the Super Bowl, but here in ...
An Unhappy Night at Fenway
What an odd feeling — to be at the ballpark when you’re angry at your team.
The Boston Red Sox have been a frustrating blend of arrogance, pushy salesmanship, and mediocrity since September of last year. They have driven me ...
Re Jet Skis and Romney, the Media Is Out of Touch
So this whole jet-ski thing isn’t going away, is it? There are those comparing Romney on a Jet Ski on Independence Day to the unforgettable pictures of John Kerry windsurfing off Nantucket. This is nonsense. Here’s why:
The President Misses Four Threes
I was right. He is LeBron.
LeBron only made one of his three-point attempts yesterday, too.
Bill Belichick Is the Emperor of Ice Cream (Apologies to Wallace Stevens)
The Dynasty is dead now.
Call the roller of big cigars,
The muscular one, and bid him whip
In kitchen cups concupiscent curds.
Vince Wilfork has had his day. The linchpin of the Patriots’ meager defense has whipped ...