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This is the grave of George Halas. Born in 1895 to Bohemian immigrants in Chicago, Halas was a sports phenom, playing baseball, football, and basketball at the University of Illinois and was MVP of the 1919 Rose Bowl. He played a bit of professional baseball, including 12 games for the 1919 Yankees, but got hurt […]

A Modest Proposal

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On June 3, 2018

The New York Jets have received extremely rare positive attention for anything at all recently, when the team’s co-owner, Christopher Johnson, brother of Trumper and now ambassador to the UK Woo

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This is the grave of Malcolm Glazer. Born in Rochester in 1928 to Jewish immigrant parents, Glazer grew up fairly poor, working in his father’s watch repair shop. Ambitious though, he took his watch repair skills, worked for the military, and saved his money. He then began investing in real estate. He became the suburban […]

NFL Open Thread

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On December 17, 2017

With Dr. Lemieux perhaps engrossed in hockey season, I realized we don’t have an open thread up. Enjoy the last days of Marvin Lewis, as the Bengals have not even shown up against Minnesota. And

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Non-Guaranteed Contracts

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On November 9, 2017
The comedy coming out of the infighting at the NFL’s highest levels is comical, as supervillain Jerry Jones attempts to block supervillain Roger Goddell from getting a new contract. But the best part, in a league that has forced its players into non-guaranteed contracts that allow owners to make millions off them and then disposing […]
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On February 8, 2017
Now that Nathan Bedford Forrest is our Attorney General, we need something else to argue about that might take our minds off the horrors of the Slave Power running our nation. This is something else to argue about. On the face of it, the exclusion of Terrell Owens from the Pro Football Hall of Fame […]
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