While trying to keep an open mind, I’ve been watching the arguments unfold the past couple of days in the wake of Richard Sherman’s bombastic remarks after the Seahawks defeated the 49ers in the NFC championship game. Outrage was in abundance that night, with many football fans denouncing Sherman as an ungracious lout and vowing […]Read More How to talk to your kids about Richard Sherman
But I will provide a link to a fine column in today’s Sacramento Bee by Bill Endicott.Read More I will not comment upon the “Tebowing” phenomenon
[picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=Tiger+Woods&iid=7029112″ src=”9/9/1/c/2009_Australian_Masters_8b90.jpg?adImageId=7920619&imageId=7029112″ width=”234″ height=”150″ /]Before the Tiger Woods story erupted this Thanksgiving weekend, I’d been ruminating on the differences between elite athletes and us mere men and women. Highly paid pro athletes like Woods in golf or Alex Rodriguez in baseball or LeBron James in basketball exist on a plane at which most of us mortals […]Read More Don’t bother Tiger Woods, officer. He’s sleeping.
New iPhone in hand, I went to the grocery store with my family the other day to pick up a few provisions for dinner. Near the checkout aisle was row of Super Bowl caps done up in blue and orange in what is either homage to the Denver Broncos, a jab at them or mere […]Read More The Super Bowl: Ode to consumerism