Posts Tagged ‘espn’
The Upside Down Kingdom Does Football
<![CDATA[If you’re tired of giving the regular answer, and someone asks you what Christmas is about, you can tell them that sometimes it’s about football. (And not the Charlie-Brown-and-Lucy kind either.) Some people refer to Christianity as a backward religion, but I prefer to think of it more as an upside-down kingdom. Obviously, I’m not…Read More
Stop With 'The Race Card.' It Doesn't Exist, And Here's Why.
<![CDATA[Charles “MODI” Modiano is now my new favorite columnist, because he just wrote an eloquent eulogy to a despicable term: “the race card.” His sharp analysis highlights the ridiculous double standard aimed, not only against NY Mets manager Willie Randolph, but any Black person who tries to even hint at the slightest possibility of racialization…Read More
First time since when? Stop the insanity!
<![CDATA[I know that blogs like Deadspin and The Big Lead (I’m not linking because they’re popular enough not to need my click-through traffic) have made a cottage industry out of bashing ESPN at every knee-jerk opportunity. It’s not my desire to follow up on that trend. However, sometimes little things irk me. And this blog…Read More
Obama follow-up: the announcement?
<![CDATA[Okay, so I don't normally post quickies like this one, but I saw this today and I just had to share it with y'all… Apparently someone at Obama HQ has been taking my advice (or someone else just as smart), because he did a great parody of himself during last night’s ESPN telecast of Monday…Read More