Tag Archives: Football

Football Fever in August

Three years ago, I was sitting in a hotel room in Cleveland wondering why ESPN was only talking about the NFL. It was August. The season hadn’t started yet. Where are my baseball highlights? I didn’t understand. When a new … Continue reading

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Fantasy Football Playoffs

If you were to put your ear up against the virtual door of my fantasy football team’s locker room, security would probably ask if you’re affiliated with the New England Patriots, and then escort you off the premise. But before … Continue reading

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Figuring Out Fantasy Football

I used to love the NFL. Half a lifetime ago, you would find me in front of the TV at 11AM on Sundays, eating lunch and watching Sunday NFL Countdown for two hours before kickoff. My favourite segment of the … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Sadness

I can’t remember the last time I watched an entire NFL game, from start to finish. I don’t know if I ever have. And I say that as someone who’s been a fan, of varying degrees, over the last fifteen … Continue reading

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Inch By Inch

I’m a big fan of speeches in sports. I have never seen the movie “Any Given Sunday” but I have seen this speech on YouTube that Al Pacino gives to his football team. I have listened to this speech dozens … Continue reading

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